Mine, Tram & Joss House:
Don a hard hat and miner’s lamp, descend 61 metres beneath the surface of Bendigo and walk in the footsteps of past miners! Become enthralled by Bendigo’s underworld as you are guided through the honeycomb of underground tunnels with one of our friendly and knowledgeable guides. With only the light on your cap to light the path you will discover what conditions as a miner were really like during the harsh gold rush era. Afterwards, explore the surface of the mine with its treasure trove of vintage mining machinery, gold panning and interpretive museum. Tour Duration: 75 minutes
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. Tour takes 60 mins. Tickets are valid for two days.
Discover more about the Chinese migrants who came to Bendigo in search of gold so long ago. The Bendigo Joss House Temple, a Chinese place of worship, was constructed in the late 1860s and is one of the few remaining original buildings of its type in Australia. It comprises a caretaker’s residence, temple and ancestral hall. The main temple is dedicated to Guan-Di, the god of war and prosperity. Situated at the northern terminus of the tram route.