If you’re looking for a new destination for your annual school camp, Bendigo offers an untapped array of educational experiences only two hours from Melbourne.

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. VELS: 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:

  • Bendigo’s Story: Hear the story of Bendigo’s fascinating gold rush past. VELS: Year 5-6 – Australian Colonies; Year 9-10 – Australia and Asia.
  • Dja Dja Wurrung: Through song and stories discover the hidden history of Bendigo’s first people. VELS: Year 7-8 – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and Cultures.
  • Anzac Centenary: Discover what life was like in Bendigo during WWI. VELS: Year 9-10 – Australians at war.

Bendigo Joss House Temple: At the heritage-listed Bendigo Joss House Temple, a Chinese place of worship constructed in the 1870s, your students will discover more about Chinese beliefs and the story of the Chinese who came to Bendigo in search of gold. VELS: Year 5-6 – Australian Colonies; Year 9-10 – Australia and Asia.

At Bendigo Heritage Attractions we specialise in tailoring itineraries to suit your specific needs. Our Bookings Coordinator can handle any booking enquiries relating to Central Deborah Gold Mine, Bendigo Tramways or the Bendigo Joss House Temple. We are also happy to help you check the availability of other Bendigo attractions you might like to visit. It doesn't get much easier than that!

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Physical Address: 
76 Violet Street
Bendigo VIC 3550
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Phone Number: 
03 5443 8255