Central Deborah Goldmine where you can get a hands on experience of how mining for Gold was done in the early era.
How far underground will you go 61, 85 or 228 metres?
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Do you dare to descend down under Bendigo? Whether you are brave enough to travel down Australia's deepest mine tour or would just like to explore the surface with the family, there are plenty of choices on offer.
The kids will love the chance to gear up in boots, overalls, miners hat and lamp to descend underground in the original miners cage.
Food and drinks are available so why not make a full day out while immersing yourself in Bendigo's rich mining history.
Central Deborah Gold Mine is the departure point for the Bendigo Vintage Talking Tram and the perfect stepping stone to your next activity.
Central Deborah Gold Mine is ideal for all ages:
Why not treat the family to a stay in one of our Pool Villas while staying and kick back in front of the pool after your tour?
Experiences, Pricing & Times;
Explore the Surface
- Four different tours available (Bookings advised for underground tours)
- Hands on experiences
- Food and drinks available
- Gift Shop
- Easy access from the Vintage Talking Tram
- Parking at rear of Gold Mine
- Wheelchair accessible for some areas
Tour Costs: Adult $6.50, Conc. $5.00, Child (4-15) $4.00, Family $19.00
Tour Times: The surface is open from 9:30am - 4:30pm daily.
(Bookings not essential, wheelchair accessible)
Mine Experience Tour
Tour Duration: 75 minutes
Tour Depth: 61 metres underground to Level 2
Age Limit: 3 years and over. Visitors aged 3-15 must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years of age
Tour Costs: Adult $32.00, Conc. $28.00, Child (5-15) $17.00, Family $88.00
Tour Times: Daily at 10:30am, 12:00pm, 1:30pm and 3:00pm.
Tour Duration: 2.5 hours
Tour Depth: 85 metres underground to Level 3
Age Limit: 8 years and over. Visitors aged 8-15 must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years of age.
Tour Costs: Adult $85.00, Conc. $75.00, Child (8-15) $52.50, Family $245.00
Tour Times: 11:00am and 2:00pm daily
(Bookings recommended, not wheelchair accessible)
Nine Levels of Darkness
Total Duration: 3.5 hours
Tour Depth: 228 metres underground to Level 9
Age Limit: 14 years and over
Tour Costs: $199 per person
Tour Times: 10:30am each Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, excluding Public Holidays
(Bookings are essential 48 hours in advance, not wheelchair accessible, ladder climbing involved)