Bendigo Tramways is a living piece of history that has been entwined with the city's identity since 1890 and provides a glimpse into the Bendigo of old. Our Depot is now the oldest operating tram depot in Australia and we operate the best working collection of trams in the world. Whether enjoying a Vintage Talking Tram Tour, the Anzac Centenary Tram or a guided group tour of our Depot & Workshop, a visit to Bendigo Tramways drives home the significance of how Bendigo has developed as a city, and the role that Bendigo Tramways has played in that development.
Sit back, relax and let your tram do all of the talking...
As soon as you step aboard one of our iconic Vintage Talking Trams you become immersed in the artistry of the vehicle. The carefully crafted seats, stain glassed features and intricate details are all indicative of the skilled craftsman who have meticulously built and restored each tram by hand.
You will be delighted by the remarkable sights and sounds of Bendigo as your tram tells you entertaining stories about the city founded on one of the world’s richest goldfields while passing monuments like the impressive Alexandra Fountain, the majestic Sacred Heart Cathedral and the stately promenade Pall Mall.
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.
As soon as you step aboard a Vintage Talking Tram and see the craftsmanship that has gone into restoring each vehicle, you will appreciate why Bendigo's trams are such an integral part of the city's identity.
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.
Mine Experience Tour - 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.
The Bendigo Experience Pass is a convenient multi-attraction pass which offers you admission to four of Bendigo’s most treasured tourist attractions at a significantly discounted rate. The Bendigo Experience Pass includes admission to:
- Bendigo Tramways: Vintage "Talking" Tram Tour
- Central Deborah Gold Mine: Mine Experience Tour
- Bendigo Pottery Interpretive Museum entry; and
- Golden Dragon Museum entry