Join Jill and Pete's fascinating tour of Bendigo's history and significant landmarks.

Ranked number 2 of tours in Bendigo on Trip Advisor.

Join us for an outdoor, guided walking tour through Bendigo’s historic centre and distinctive boom-style architecture. 


We describe how gold and mass migration transformed a sleepy sheep run and the land of the Dja Dja Wurrung into the world's richest city of the 1880s.


We recall people, events and unprecedented wealth that built ‘Marvellous Melbourne’ shaping a new nation. We ponder Bendigo's leading role in campaigns for democracy, votes for women, unionism, and Federation.


From radicals to royalty, larrikins to leaders, enjoy the quirky, remarkable, often forgotten stories of Bendigo. Visitors, new residents, even long-time locals are welcome to enjoy an upbeat, informal guided walk in this extraordinary city.


Summer tour times (Dec 3 - Jan 31):

  • Daily tours available

  • Tours rotate each day at 9.30am and 4.00pm start times.

  • Click the booking link and enter your desired date to check the start time.

Things to know:

  • Our tours are conducted outside and in accordance with Government COVID regulations

  • Social distancing is strictly adhered to, therefore wearing a mask is not mandatory, however tour attendees must carry a mask.

  • Minimum tour size is one person

  • Maximum tour numbers is 10 people, consisting of 2 guides and 8 guests

  • Your contact details will be taken at the time of the tour commencing.

  • Well behaved dogs are welcome

Phone booking can be made by calling Bendigo Visitor Centre on 1800 813 153.


Need more information?

Contact our Tour Director directly:

Jill -0427 327 595.


Special group bookings for a one-hour tour are available, please contact us directly to arrange.

Minimum tour size

We take tours for bookings of all sizes, even for 1 person.


Please note if the tour is cancelled due to conditions beyond our control, you will be offered the choice of an alternative tour or be fully refunded.


Cancellations and refunds

If you cancel more than 24 hours before your tour an alternative tour will be offered - subject to availability.


No refunds for cancellations less than 24 hours before tour.


In case of rain

Umbrellas will be provided



The tour starts from the Conservatory, Pall Mall. Three hour and all-day parking is available nearby. Allow about 2.5hrs for the tour and to return to your car.

Group tours

Available when government restrictions are lifted, we can tailor a one or two hour tour to suit your itinerary.


Our tours are suitable for wheelchairs.


Well behaved dogs are welcome.


Two-hour tour

(For 1 -8 people)

  • $30 adults

  • $25 concession

  • $15 kids 13 & over   

  • Kids under 13 free


Two-hour tour with wine

From 5.00pm during Summer

  • $35 adults - includes a glass of wine chosen for you from the team at one of the great bars in historic View St. 

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