Bendigo's extraordinary gold rush past has created a smorgasbord of fascinating cultural experiences which will capture the imaginations of your students. Descend underground at Central Deborah Gold Mine, explore the city by Vintage Talking Tram and discover more about Chinese beliefs at the Bendigo Joss House Temple.
Bring Victoria's gold rush heritage to life with an immersive excursion to Bendigo!
The legacy of Bendigo’s golden heritage is evident in its authentic attractions. Each providing a backdrop for cultural experiences that capture the imagination of students, allowing them to contextualise their learnings by experiencing history first hand.
At Bendigo Heritage Attractions we can coordinate your excursion to Central Deborah Gold Mine and Bendigo Tramways.
Central Deborah Gold Mine: Descend to the depths of Bendigo to explore the hidden tunnels of an authentic gold mine that operated during the gold rush boom. See gold in its natural state, hear the roar of mining machinerary and discover what it was really like to be a gold miner during the harsh gold rush era. Victorian Curriculum Links: Year 5-6 – Australian Colonies; Year 9-10 – Australia and Asia
Bendigo Tramways: Step aboard a living piece of history for a glimpse of Bendigo in its heyday. Choose from 3 different commentaries:
Contact our team for a tailored itinerary to suit your specific needs.