Bendigo

Pictures are of Law Courts, tram and Town Hall. Pictures used with permission of Travel Victoria. www.travelvictoria.com.au

Bendigo is located 160 kilometres to the north west of Melbourne. Bendigo has some amazing architecture built during the gold rush era and is still a thriving inland city. Bendigo has a great range of attractions and has an art gallery that regularly displays international collections. The surrounding districts of Bendigo have a large number of wineries which means a wide range of dining options are available.

Bendigo is located at the northern end of the Goldfields Track and recently work has been commenced on building a trail network at Spring Hill.

Trail Links
Bendigo Trails The Bendigo MTB Club website lists a number of trail options in the Bendigo region.
Bendigo Bushland Trail The Bendigo Bushland Trail is a mix of road, dirt road and walking trails suitable for MTBs. It consists of a loop of approximately 65 km taking in historic areas and the ironbark forests that surround Bendigo. The Bendigo Tourism webpage has a downloadable map.
Bendigo - Kilmore Rail Trail Bendigo - Kilmore rail trail website with other options in immediate area.
Goldfields Track The Goldfields Track runs from Bendigo to Buninyong south of Ballarat.
Great Dividing Trail Web site for the Great Dividing Trail which consists of the Goldfields Track and the Lerderderg Track.
Goldfields Track There's a pretty good run down on a 4 day trip here for the Goldifields Track with pictures and description of the trails from Tassie Rambler.
Spring Gully Trail Network The Bendigo MTB Club website details the trails in the Spring Gully Trail Network which are in the process of being constructed. The map on the website shows which trails are existing and those that are planned.
Maps and Directions To Get There
Goldfields Track Trailhead Click on link for map showing how to get there.
Spring Gully Trail Network Click on link for map showing how to get there.
Tourist Information

Bendigo is a large inland city and is well served in respect to shops, eating options and accommodation. Local area information can be obtained at the Bendigo Tourism web page. This web page has good information on the area and details options for accommodation and other holiday oriented activities in the area.

Bendigo Visitor Centre (Historic Post Office)
51-67 Pall Mall, Bendigo
Phone: (03) 5434 6060
Free call: 1800 813 153
tourism@bendigo.vic.gov.au