Bendigo Walking Tours, Bendigo

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Jill and Pete's unique, guided walk invites you to and beyond stories of gold and mass migration to the former sheep run and quiet valley that was Bendigo in 1851.

Times



Weekdays: 1pm-3pm, 4pm-6pm



Weekends: 10.30am-12.30pm, 1pm-3pm, 4pm-6pm



$25 adults, $20 concession, $15 kids 13 and over, kids under 13 free

$35 for the daily 4:00pm session (includes wine at the stunning historic Winebank on View)



Minimum booking - two adults

A one hour tour by arrangement 1800 813 153

Special tours can be booked for other days and/or times. Minimum group size required 8 people. For bookings and further information please call the Bendigo Visitor Centre on 1800 813 153.

This walking tour is wheelchair friendly

Stories of people like Australia’s first millionaire and cattle tycoon James ‘Hungry’ Tyson, Russian immigrant and retail giant Sidney Myer, social reformer Caroline Chisholm and how Bendigo gold made ‘Marvellous’ Melbourne and shaped a nation.

From radicals to royalty, larrikins to leaders, fortune hunters to founding fathers - these are the quirky, humorous, remarkable stories of Bendigo.

If you’re a local, new to Bendigo or visiting, join in and enjoy an upbeat opportunity to experience this remarkable city with fresh eyes.

Details

Take a guided walk through Bendigo's historic centre; discover past visionaries, urban legends and pivotal moments that made Bendigo the world's richest city of the 1880s.

All the time you'll be surrounded by the distinctive Bendigo boom style architecture that earned an international reputation as the Vienna of the south.

Your guides live locally, are knowledgeable about the facts, the quirky and the not so well known stories of Bendigo.

Tours start at the Conservatory adjoining Pall Mall, and move through the former Government Camp covering a distance of less than a kilometre. It is easy walking and very informal with lots of stops (toilets & drinking fountain on route).

You will finish at the top of View Street right next to the Bendigo Art Gallery and the Marilyn Monroe exhibition.
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  • We had a fabulous walking tour with Jill in July 2020. Jill is a fountain of knowledge about the social history of Bendigo and really brought Bendigo's history to life for us adults and our...  more »
  • I did a repeat tour recently with Pete. He is an excellent host--full of stories and information about the early days of the city. I loved it and highly recommend it.  more »

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