Bendigo (1 day)
On arrival in Bendigo more goldfields history waits to be discovered at the Golden Dragon Museum where the amazing and vibrant history of the Chinese immigrants and miners who responded to the goldrush is on show.
In the main street of Bendigo inspiring examples of the nineteenth century architecture can be seen in the main streets and a ride on the talking tram enables you to hear about the towns interesting history before enjoying lunch in one of the city's beautiful parks such as Rosalind Park with its cascade waterfall and open air fernery.
IMAGE: Golden Dragon Museum, Bendigo, Victoria
Photo: Peter Dunphy, Courtesy of Tourism Victoria
Other places to visit include the restored Central Deborah Gold Mine (where you can descend 30 stories to explore the main vertical shaft), Bendigo Pottery (Australia's oldest working producer of ceramics) or see the significant collection of Australian art at the Bendigo Art Gallery (with art dating back to 1850)
These are some of the great destinations to see while exploring Bendigo. Be sure to add them to your list of places to visit.
- 19th Century architecture
- Bendigo Art Gallery
- Bendigo Pottery
- Central Deborah Gold Mine
- Golden Dragon Museum
- Rosalind Park
- Talking tram