Bendigo Explorer Pass
Experience the thrill of Bendigo’s gold rush with the Bendigo Explorer Pass
The Bendigo Explorer Pass includes admission to:
- Central Deborah Gold Mine: Underground Adventure Tour
- Bendigo Tramways: Vintage ‘Talking’ Tram Tour
- Bendigo Pottery: Wheel Throwing Lesson
- Golden Dragon Museum
*Children must be at least eight years of age to complete the Underground Adventure Tour
Online Bookings: Please note that you cannot book online on the day of your tour. Online bookings need to be made at least 24 hours in advance. To book on the day, please phone (03) 5443 8255.
Get a taste of gold fever on a challenging mine adventure
Gear up in overalls, boots, a miner’s hat and lamp to travel 85 metres underground in a real gold mine and explore the fascinating history of Australia’s richest goldfield. Climb ladders, work a mine drill and search for gold with finder’s keepers. This tour also includes a miner’s lunch served underground in the Crib Room.
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Explore our golden heritage streetscapes by vintage tram
Be delighted by the remarkable sights and sounds of Bendigo as your tram tells you about the golden past of the city founded on one of the world’s richest goldfields. This hop-on, hop-off tour stops throughout the city allowing you to explore many of the parks, attractions, shopping and dining facilities that Bendigo has to offer.
A visit to the famous Bendigo Pottery (est 1858), Australia’s oldest working pottery and home to a number of heritage-listed beehive kilns, is an experience you can really ‘throw’ yourself into. Create your own clay masterpiece onsite with guidance from an expert potter during the one hour wheel throwing lesson and take your creation home as a memento. There is also an interpretive museum, café and gallery to explore. www.bendigopottery.com.au
Experience a living history of the Chinese people of Bendigo from the gold rush to the present at the Golden Dragon Museum and Chinese gardens. The museum beautifully displays processional regalia, intricately craved furniture, delicately embroidered costumes and items from renowned artisans and craftsmen of China. The museum is also home to the world’s oldest imperial Chinese Dragon, Loong and the world’s longest imperial Chinese Dragon Sun Loong. www.goldendragonmuseum.org