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Things to do in Bendigo

Bendigo attractions and things to do in & near the city are art gallery exhibitions, history museums, escape rooms, bowling, botanic gardens, waterfalls & more

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Aura Show 39 Magpie Street Ballarat VIC 3350
Experience

Aura Show

Relive Australia’s gold rush and Eureka Rebellion during Sovereign Hill’s new multi-sensory light show, AURA, under the night sky.

Kryal Castle General Admission 121 Forbes Road Leigh Creek VIC 3352
Experience

Kryal Castle General Admission

Buy tickets and enjoy one day entry to the medieval-themed Kryal Castle in Victoria with this well priced admission deal!

Ballarat Wildlife Park Education Entertainment Nature and Wildlife Science Adventure Animals Cnr of York & Fussell Street Ballarat East VIC 3350
Entertainment

Ballarat Wildlife Park

One of the best animal attractions in all Victoria, Ballarat Wildlife Park is a must-visit. With your tickets available online today and for cheap prices you won't want to miss out!

Sovereign Hill Tickets 39 Magpie Street Ballarat VIC 3350
Experience

Sovereign Hill Tickets

Victoria's Sovereign Hill allows visitors to step back into the gold rush period of the 1800s, featuring an authentically-recreated town and plenty to see.

Murray River Paddlesteamers 1 Hour Sightseeing Cruise Entertainment Nature and Wildlife Adventure 57 Murray Esplanade Echuca VIC 3564
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Murray River Paddlesteamers 1 Hour Sightseeing Cruise

Enjoy the Captain’s commentary on this 60 minute Murray River Cruise on the historic PS Canberra paddlesteamer from Echuca.

Learn to Surf Lesson Sport and Fitness Adventure 309 Melrose Drive Tullamarine VIC 3043
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Learn to Surf Lesson

Book this beginner surf lesson online here to learn how to surf at Australia’s first dedicated surf park in Melbourne. Weekday lessons available.

Park Yarra Valley

Warburton Rainforest Gallery

Don’t miss the Rainforest Gallery in Warburton. Check out these useful tips before you go there.

Activity Yarra Valley

Maroondah Reservoir Park

Beautiful place with forest walking trails and incredible views over the Maroondah lake catchment. Family and kids friendly park outside of Melbourne.

Playground Melbourne

Wombat Bend Play Space

Wombat Bend is an inclusive playground for children of all ages and abilities.

Park Yarra Valley

Bruno’s Art And Sculpture Garden Marysville, Victoria

Bruno’s Art and Sculpture Garden in Marysville VIC is a beautiful accessible park near Melbourne and a great place to take the kids!

Park Bendigo

Stanley Park

Great kids & family friendly park in the Macedon Ranges with a playground, bush walks and a waterfall.

Activity Melbourne

For The Love Of Science Holiday Programs

Get curious these school holidays with fun science programs for preschool and primary school kids!

Playground

Westerfolds Park

Westerfolds Park is the perfect place for a family day out and a fantastic local play area for kids of all ages with heaps of play equipment.

Park

Melton Botanic Garden

Looking for a beautiful garden in Melbourne? With plenty of native plants & a lovely lake walk, Melton Botanic Garden is definitely the spot to be!

Playground

Eaglehawk Playspace Canterbury Park Bendigo

Eaglehawk Playspace in Canterbury Park in Bendigo is a fantastic playspace that will keep kids of all ages entertained for hours on end!

Playground

Long Gully Splash Park And Playground In Bendigo

Looking for a fun way to cool off during summer? Look no further than Long Gully Splash Park and Playground in Bendigo! Perfect for kids of all ages.

Best things to do in Daylesford

Daylesford is home to the iconic Hepburn Springs, Lake Daylesford, Botanic Gardens, Lavender Farm and more. Check out our list of top things to do in Daylesford with your family.

Mornington Peninsula: Family Guide To The Best Places To Visit With kids

Wondering what are the best places to go in Mornington Peninsula with kids? Here is a detailed family guide to the best places to visit with kids on the Mornington Peninsula.

Most Beautiful Botanical Gardens in Melbourne & Victoria

For families wanting fun and free family activities in Melbourne, botanical gardens are just what you need! Get away from the busy city life to explore thees beautiful gardens in Melbourne and in Victoria!

Frequently Asked Questions

Bendigo location
Bendigo is a city in Regional Victoria, Australia, located about 150 kilometres (93 miles, around a 2-hour drive) northwest of Melbourne, the Victorian capital.
Bendigo where is it in Australia?
Bendigo is a city in Regional Victoria, Australia. Bendigo is located about 150 kilometres (around a 2-hour drive) northwest of Melbourne, Victoria.
Bendigo how far from Melbourne?
Bendigo is about 150 kilometres (93 miles, around a 2-hour drive) northwest of Melbourne, Victoria.
Bendigo what to do?
There's so much to do in Bendigo, whether you're looking for things to do for families, the latest art exhibition at Bendigo Art Gallery or just need some time out from the hustle and bustle of the big city. For family-friendly activities try out Lake Weeroona and Lake Neangar with Canterbury Gardens. The kids will love the adventure playgrounds there! You'll enjoy visiting Botanic Gardens, Bendigo Creek Trail, Golden Dragon Museum and Bendigo Chinese Gardens Reserve, Lake Eppalock and Buda Historic Home and Garden in Castlemaine. In December-March, visit Bendigo splash park to have great water fun! Every year, there is Bendigo Easter Festival.
Bendigo what to see and do?
There's so much to do in Bendigo! Here are some of the best things to do in Bendigo: Lake Weeroona and Lake Neangar with Canterbury Gardens are the best for family-friendly activities. The kids will love the adventure playgrounds there! Visit Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo Botanic Gardens, Bendigo Creek Trail, Golden Dragon Museum and Bendigo Chinese Gardens Reserve, Lake Eppalock and Buda Historic Home and Garden in Castlemaine. In December-March, have fun at the Bendigo splash park. Every year during the Easter long weekend, there is Bendigo Easter Festival.
Bendigo where to go?
There are so many places to go in Bendigo! For family-friendly activities, try out Rosalind Park. Take the kids to Lake Weeroona and Lake Neangar with Canterbury Gardens because of the fantastic adventure playgrounds! You'll also enjoy visiting Bendigo Botanic Gardens, Bendigo Creek Trail, Golden Dragon Museum and Bendigo Chinese Gardens Reserve, Lake Eppalock and Buda Historic Home and Garden in Castlemaine. In December-March, visit Bendigo splash park for some fun water play!
How big is Bendigo?
Bendigo, Victoria, is about 287.4 km2. Bendigo is the administrative centre of the City of Greater Bendigo, which includes outlying suburbs spreading over approximately 3,000 km2 and has a population of over 110,000 people. Bendigo ranks as one of the largest cities in Australia and the 4th most populated city in the Victorian state.
Which is bigger Bendigo or Ballarat?
The city of Bendigo is 287.4 km2. The city of Ballarat is 343.6 km2.
How many schools in Bendigo?
There are 28 primary schools, 4 government junior secondary schools and 2 special schools for the kids with intellectual disabilities in the City of Greater Bendigo.