Tours, Times & Admission - Central Deborah Gold Mine
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Visitors pushing an Ore Truck on a Nine Levels of Darkness Tour

Tours, Times & Admission

929kg of gold was extracted from Central Deborah Gold Mine, which would be worth over $70 million today!

Central Deborah Gold Mine is TEMPORARILY CLOSED due to Victoria's COVID-19 Regulations. We will be open each Friday, Saturday and Sunday from Friday 6 August 2021.

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Explore the surface: Above ground

The surface of the mine contains heritage-listed buildings and equipment that were essential to the operation of Central Deborah in its mining days. Climb the poppet head for a bird's-eye view of Bendigo and visit the interpretive museum to see the “Hand of Faith” gold nugget replica. All underground tours include access to the surface of the mine.
  • Tour Duration: Ticket valid all day. Allow at least 30-45 minutes.
  • Age Limits: All ages
  • Fitness: All levels
  • Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
  • Cost: Free of charge. A ticket is required for entry. 

Full details and online bookings for Explore the Surface available here. 


Tour guide showing children gold underground on a Mine ExperienceMine Experience Tour: 61 metres underground 

Explore the honeycomb of underground tunnels with one of our friendly and knowledgeable guides to discover what conditions as a miner were really like during the harsh gold rush era.
  • Depth: Level 2, 61 metres underground
  • Tour Duration: 60 minutes
  • Age Limits: 3 years of age and over
  • Min people per tour: 2
  • Max people per tour: 20
  • Fitness: All levels
  • Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
  • Cost: Adult $32.00, Conc. $28.00, Child $17.00, Family $88.00

Full details and online bookings for Mine Experience Tours available here.