See and Do

Bendigo Tramways

A visit to Australia’s 2016 Heritage and Cultural Tourism Attraction of the Year, Bendigo Tramways, will leave you in awe. There’s no better way to see the sights of Bendigo than aboard one of our iconic Vintage Talking Trams.

The Royal Express – Royal fever has taken hold in Bendigo and we’re loving it!

Hop aboard The Royal Express, give Queen Victoria’s statue the royal wave as you trundle through Bendigo’s majestic Pall Mall, and have your photo taken with all your favourite royals at some of the tram stops along the way.

Cost
Adults $18.00 Concession $17.00 Child $11.00 Family $53.00

Pick Up
At any tram stops

When Regularly as part of the Talking Tram service
(Call Bendigo Tramways for exact schedule prior to your visit)

Vintage Talking Tram Tour – Sit back, relax and let the tram do all of the talking
Be delighted by the wide streetscapes and grand architecture of Bendigo as your tram shares entertaining stories about the city founded on one of the world’s richest goldfields.

Your Vintage Talking Tram ticket is valid for one day, allowing you to get on or off the tram at any tram stop and wander through the city at your leisure, enjoying the many attractions, shopping and dining facilities that Bendigo has to offer.

For a detailed timetable please click here or see any of the tram stops, ask the staff at the Bendigo Visitor Centre or phone 1800 813 153.

Dja Dja Wurrung Tram – Discover the traditions of Bendigo’s first people
Join us for a journey of discovery into the unique and fascinating traditions of Bendigo’s first people, the Dja Dja Wurrung, and hear a story more than 40,000 years in the making. This tram has been adorned inside and out with striking Aboriginal artworks created by emerging Dja Dja Wurrung artist, Natasha Carter. The special commentary has been written and narrated by the Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal staff and members and was produced by prominent musician and composer David Bridie.

The Dja Dja Wurrung Tram departs from Central Deborah Gold Mine at 10:00am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, is one hour in duration and is included in your Vintage Talking Tram ticket price.

Anzac Centenary Tram – Hear the story of Bendigo during World War One
Through stories of bravery, resilience and courage in the face of adversity, the Anzac Centenary Tram explores the impact of World War One on the local Bendigo community. Gain insight into life on the frontline for soldiers, the pioneering role that Bendigo women played in the war effort, and how WW1 transformed the lives of families on the home front.

The Anzac Centenary Tram departs from Central Deborah Gold Mine at 10:00am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, is one hour in duration and is included in your Vintage Talking Tram ticket price.

Self-Guided Depot Tours – Explore Australia’s oldest operating Tram Depot
From trams that have been used for housing to those that have carried royalty, you’ll discover the colourful history.