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Bendigo Tramways

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“tram depot”(48 reviews)
“talking tram”(93 reviews)
“hop on hop”(22 reviews)
Sit back, relax and let your tram do all of the talking. Be delighted by the remarkable sights and sounds of Bendigo as your tram shares entertaining stories about the golden past of the city founded on one of the world's richest goldfields. This...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
+61 3 5442 2821
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great activity to do and if you have time buy the two day pass for an extra $2. I enjoyed the friendliest and most knowledgeable staff who were only too happy to answer questions. Highly recommended

Thank Georges R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided on this tour as u can hop on and off and visit various points of interest. And a short stay at the depot proved very interesting

Thank Joanne R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had four days in Bendigo recently and had pre-paid for a two day pass on the Bendigo Tramways. This hop-on, hop-off tour stops throughout the city allowing you to explore many of the parks, museums, gardens, restaurants and other attractions that Bendigo CBD has...More

Thank Nmsj1957
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous participation in the White Night event by Bendigo Tramways. The Disco Tram where you could jump on board with a Dj and dance was so much fun. The other Disco Tram that had the 2 Tran oerformers were fabulous and fun. Well dine Bendigo...More

Thank Drivers2010
Peter A, General Manager at Bendigo Tramways, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your response. Yes the White Night event was a great success for Bendigo, and Bendigo Tramways. We were able to move 8000 passengers over the 8 hours of the event and were very much part of the event, not just a way...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant day..very friendly and knowledgeable staff..has an incredibly authentic feel to the experience..great way to get around Bendigo..this place should be your first stop in town..

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us Red Hatters went on the Yarn Bomb Vintage Tram. This tram is decorated in bright coloured pieces of crochet done by an anonymous group of knitters called the “needling ninjas” whose aim is to brighten up Bendigo. We stopped off at...More

Thank Coll2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved looking at the old trams and talking to the friendly staff in the gift shop/coffee shop. The ride on the old tram was most enjoyable and an excellent way to see and learn about the tourist attractions of Bendigo. Highly recommend

Thank Carmel T H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the loop of Bendigo on these historic trams. Audio commentary if Bendigo’s histpry was great and staff were friendly & knowledgeable.

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was great fun riding the trams after many, many years. The hop-on, hop-off idea worked well so we were able to ride on two different trams. The driver and conductor were friendly and informative as were the women in the office. It's well worth...More

Thank MJ T
Reviewed 21 August 2018

I Travelled up from Melbourne by train for the day. I was time poor, so just did the round trip on the tram as opposed to hop on, hop off. Lovely going on an old tram and the commentary very good. The driver and conductor...More

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Jason B
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Response from Peter A | Property representative |
Yes running NY day.
23 September 2017|
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Response from Angela C | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! I had mine and the operators were very accommodating.
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Response from Marianne F | Reviewed this property |
Hello Karin, It is about 15 minutes walking if your fit enough other wise out side the station is public transport and a taxi stand so you have some options. You and Mum inlaw will enjoy this lovely city, take care have fun... More