Beautiful Bendigo

Who can resist a vibrant and contemporary city boasting beautiful wide parkland streets, welcoming hospitality and gorgeous architecture created from one of the world’s greatest gold rushes?

Bendigo is conveniently located in the centre of Victoria with an easy 90 minute drive from Melbourne’s CBD (80 mins drive from the Tullamarine Airport or just under two hours on the shuttle bus service), hourly VLine rail services from Melbourne’s Southern Cross Stations and private charter air links.

A thriving regional Victorian city boasting a population just over 105,000 located north of the Great Dividing Range in the exact geographic centre of Victoria. This means great weather and easily accessed via the Calder, Midland, McIvor Highway and Northern Highways.

Bendigo and the surrounding region offers an enviable lifestyle, the people are warm and welcoming and the unique combination of businesses, recreational and cultural attractions combine to make it a great place to live, work, play and visit.


Why not extend your stay? Bendigo’s vibrant arts and cultural landscape is the perfect setting for an inspirational getaway:

Gear up in overalls, boots, miner’s hat and lamp as you search for gold in a working goldmine 85 metres underground.

Create a masterpiece at Australia’s historic Bendigo Pottery with a clay wheel-throwing lesson and take home your design.

Tour the award winning Bendigo and Heathcote wineries and taste the-day-away in gorgeous surrounds accompanied by delicious local produce.

Shop ‘til you drop with our unique precincts, antiques, book shops and designer boutiques.

Experience our boutique bistros, an abundance of international cuisines, gourmet local produce, vine-dining and our own tramcar restaurant await.

Booking your accommodation – you’ll be spoilt for choice with a wide range of accommodation options throughout the city and surrounds including motels, hotels, serviced apartments, self-contained, boutique and B&B’s. Let the award winning Bendigo Visitor Centre staff manage your accommodation booking by phoning the Freecall 1800 813 153 or email

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