Experience the thrill of Bendigo’s gold rush with the Bendigo Explorer Pass
The Bendigo Explorer Pass includes admission to:
- Central Deborah Gold Mine: Underground Adventure Tour. Children must be at least eight years of age.
- Bendigo Tramways: Vintage Talking Tram Tour
- Bendigo Pottery: Wheel Throwing Lesson
- Golden Dragon Museum
- Adult $128.50
- Concession $116.50
- Child $88.00
Online Bookings: Please note that you cannot book online on the day of your tour. Online bookings need to be made at least 24 hours in advance. To book on the day, please phone (03) 5443 8255.
Get a taste of gold fever on a challenging mine adventure
Gear up in overalls, boots, a miner’s hat and lamp to travel 85 metres underground in a real gold mine and explore the fascinating history of Australia’s richest goldfield. Climb ladders, work a mine drill and search for gold with finder’s keepers. This tour also includes a miner’s lunch served underground in the Crib Room.
Explore our golden heritage streetscapes by vintage tram
Be delighted by the wide streetscapes and grand architecture of Bendigo as your tram tells you about the golden past of the city founded on Australia’s richest goldfield. The hop-on, hop-off tour stops throughout the city, making it the perfect way to discover Bendigo’s other treasures. Please click here for full details.
Create your own clay masterpiece in Australia’s oldest working pottery
A visit to the famous Bendigo Pottery (est 1858), Australia’s oldest working pottery and home to a number of heritage-listed beehive kilns, is an experience you can really ‘throw’ yourself into. Create your own clay masterpiece onsite with guidance from an expert potter during the one hour wheel throwing lesson and take your creation home as a memento. There is also an interpretive museum, café and gallery to explore.
Embrace the Chinese gold rush legacy
Experience a living history of the Chinese people of Bendigo from the gold rush to the present at the Golden Dragon Museum and Chinese gardens. The museum beautifully displays processional regalia, intricately craved furniture, delicately embroidered costumes and items from renowned artisans and craftsmen of China. The museum is also home to the world’s oldest imperial Chinese Dragon, Loong and the world’s longest imperial Chinese Dragon Sun Loong.