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Bendigo Tramways

Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
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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 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. Hop off at Tram Stop No. 3 to explore Australia's oldest operating Tram Depot. You will discover the colourful history of our iconic tram fleet and see first-hand the craftsmanship and techniques that are involved in restoring each tram to its former glory. Your Vintage Talking Tram ticket also includes the Anzac Centenary Tram (which tells the story of Bendigo as it was during World War One) or the Dja Dja Wurrung Tram (which shares the traditions of Bendigo's first people).
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
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Peter A, General Manager at Bendigo Tramways, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very informative and enjoyable. All staff very knowledgeable and helpful. No question was left unanswered. Great experience.

Thank Steve Y
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Peter A, General Manager at Bendigo Tramways, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the comments.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tram ride was entertaining, and gave an overview of the tourist stops. You were able to get off and on with your ticket. The tram depot was interesting and was next to the woolen mill shop. The conductor and driver were friendly and gave...More

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Peter A, General Manager at Bendigo Tramways, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your comments and the information our tram crew supplied you.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful day listening to the history of bendigo jumping on/off to visit the Chinese joss house, the dragon museum, the botanic gardens, walk along Pall Mall, the tram workshop.

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Peter A, General Manager at Bendigo Tramways, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Lovely to hear you used our trams to hop on and off as they travelled through the city.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My travel buddy and I took this tram ride recently. We were in the tram currently decorated, both inside and out, in winter woolies! What a cute and pleasing site. Really does brighten up these cloudy winter days. Thanks particularly for those within the Bendigo...More

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

Thank you for mentioning our Yarn Bombed tram and a 5 star review.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Who knew you could rent a tram to take us up and down through town for a couple of hours. All with our own music and byo alcohol and decorations. Was so much fun. The conductor was very authentic and loved getting his jig on...More

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Peter A, General Manager at Bendigo Tramways, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Vickie. Great you enjoyed the tour and mentioned our staff.

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

We were able to sit back and enjoy the history of the Bendigo trams and other related historical sites. Really worth the effort and price.

Thank Steve Y
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Peter A, General Manager at Bendigo Tramways, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for the lovely review and comments around value for money. All the money from ticket sales goes back into restoring our trams and tram network.

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

For those visiting Bendigo, the tram is the best way to travel as it stops at all the historical spots of Bendigo. The old trams are beautifully restored so it makes you feel like you are back in time. Great prices for a hop on...More

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Peter A, General Manager at Bendigo Tramways, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thank you for the review and yes the $2 option for the second day is a great way to come back and explore further our beautiful city.

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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
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