Welcome To Beautiful Bendigo!

Rich history combined with contemporary lifestyle


Discover Bendigo's Treasures

From the gold rush history and colourful Easter celebrations to the cosmopolitan dining and wineries - there's something for everyone in Bendigo.

Bendigo Attractions


Fortuna Villa High Tea and Tours

22-48 Chum Street, Bendigo

One of Australia's wealthiest mining magnates, George Lansell made his wealth from the New Chum reef and built his mansion on the top of it.
Be welcomed by our harpist as you enter the beautiful Fortuna Villa. Traditional High Tea is served with a selection of delicious cakes, scones, sandwiches and savoury treats. Enjoy High Tea with Harriet Teas, a Barista Veneziano Coffee or a glass of champagne, beer or wine.


The Groove Tram

03 5442 2821
76 Violet Street, Bendigo

Step on board one of Bendigo’s iconic trams and be transported to a world of pure entertainment, where live music, local brews and fine wine are all enjoyed against the picturesque backdrop of Bendigo’s rolling vistas.

Bendigo Art Gallery by Mike https://www.flickr.com/photos/mderyck/14783288394/

Bendigo Art Gallery

03 5434 6088
42 View Street, Bendigo

Explore the gallery showcasing ceramics and artwork or throw a pot on the wheel and create your very own piece of art.
Photo credit: Flickr

Bendigo Easter Festival

Bendigo Easter Festival

03 5434 6000
Bendigo City Centre, Myers Street

Commencing in 1871, the Bendigo Easter Festival is the oldest continuous running community festival in Australia. It is a celebration of Bendigo's unique Chinese heritage and the local community spirit, enjoy four spectacular days of fun and entertainment for the whole family.

Bendigo Pottery by Peter K https://www.flickr.com/photos/56447514@N03/6155007434/

Bendigo Pottery

03 5448 4404
146 Midland Highway, Bendigo

Bendigo Pottery has quality ceramic tableware at factory prices, antiques and collectables centre with over 40 stalls, heritage listed wood fired kilns as well as an Interpretive Museum.
Photo credit: Flickr

Bendigo Wine Region

Bendigo Wine Region

The Bendigo wine region encompasses wineries in and around Bendigo, in nearby Bridgewater on Loddon, Marong, Mandurang, and in apple capital Harcourt.

Water Wheel Vineyards
Sandhurst Ridge
Blackjack Vineyards
Balgownie Estate

For a full list of winemakers in Bendigo, check out Bendigo Winegrowers Map.


Bendigo Woolen Mills

03 5442 4600
4 Lansell Street, East Bendigo

Australia's largest hand knitting & crafting yarn manufacturer, with a huge variety of different yarns and colours to choose from. We offer service online, over the phone, and via mail order, as well as through our direct shopfront in historic Bendigo.

Down the Central Deborah gold mine in Bendigo by dean walliss https://www.flickr.com/photos/deano7000/9563491694/

Central Deborah Gold Mine

03 5443 8322
76 Violet Street, Bendigo

Gear up in overalls, a miner's hat and lamp and head into underground tunnels in search of gold in a key mine from Bendigo's 19th century gold rush.
Photo credit: Flickr

Golden Dragon Museum by Pascal https://www.flickr.com/photos/pasukaru76/8423185830/

Golden Dragon Museum

03 5441 5044
1-11 Bridge Street, Bendigo

The Golden Dragon Museum is Victoria's first accredited museum and it beautifully presents processional regalia, carved furniture and costumes embroidered with gold bullion thread. Artefacts date as far back as the Shang Dynasty 1600 -1026BC.
Photo credit: Flickr


The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion

03 5446 7568
25 Sandhurst Town Road, Myers Flat

Experience the largest Buddhist stupa in the Western world. The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion situated near Bendigo, Victoria, is the same size and design as The Great Stupa of Gyantse in Tibet. It rises to a total height of 48 metres above Bendigo's distinctive bushland and is 50 metres wide at its base.


The Joss House Temple

03 5442 1685
Finn Street, North Bendigo

At the heritage-listed Bendigo Joss House Temple, a Chinese place of worship which was opened in 1871, you will discover more about Chinese beliefs and the story of the Chinese who came to Bendigo in search of gold.


Peppergreen Farm

03 5445 9888
40-44 Thunder Street, North Bendigo

Peppergreen Farm (PGF), is a social enterprise, located at 40 Thunder Street, North Bendigo. PGF has been developed as a tourist and employment precinct, providing tourist attractions and experiences to visitors and the community, school programs, environmental practices and workshops, horticulture, and a range of biodiversity activities.

Rosalind Park by Nick Morieson https://www.flickr.com/photos/ngmorieson/4634500855/

Rosalind Park

1 Williamson St, Bendigo

Explore the beautiful old gardens, historic conservatory, fernery, playground and 60 acres of open spaces in Rosalind Park, right in the centre of Bendigo.
Photo credit: Flickr


Sacred Heart Cathedral

 Corner of Wattle & Mackenzie Streets, Bendigo

Opened in 1977 and standing at 87 metres tall, the Sacred Heart Cathedral is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sandhurst and seat of the Bishop of Sandhurst.

Ulumbarra Theatre

Ulumbarra Theatre

03 5434 6100
10-20 Gaol Road, Bendigo

Bendigo's Ulumbarra Theatre rises majestically from within the walls of the Central Victorian City's 1860's Sandhurst Gaol. Ulumbarra, meaning gather together or meeting place in the language of the local indigenous people, blends heritage and modern elements beautifully, offering distinctive state-of-the-art performance and event spaces.
Photo credit: Visit Victoria

Vintage Talking Tram Tour

Vintage Talking Tram Tour

03 5442 2821
1 Tramways Avenue, Bendigo

Sit back, relax and let the tram do all of the talking as you journey through the past 150 years aboard a majestic Vintage Talking Tram.
Photo credit: Flickr

Tourist Information


Bendigo Visitor Centre

The official website of the City of Greater Bendigo, run by the Victorian Government. This website contains lot's of information for  visitors and for residents and the visitor centre is conveniently located just 10 minute walk from Cathedral Motor Inn.

Open every day (excluding Christmas Day) from 9am – 5pm
51-67 Pall Mall, Bendigo
Phone: 03 5434 6060 or free call 1800 813 153
Email: tourism@bendigo.vic.gov.au

Bendigo Tourism 1800 813 153