Bendigo travel guide

Bendigo Tourism | Bendigo Guide

You're Going to Love Bendigo

With a population of 100,617, Bendigo is a must-see destination in Victoria, Australia. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Bendigo to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Bendigo

Bendigo CBD is the neighbourhood with the most restaurants in Bendigo. These include popular favourites such as The Woodhouse Restaurant (101 Williamson Street), The Boardwalk Bendigo (28 Nolan Street) and Brougham Arms Hotel (150 Williamson Street). If you’re looking for affordable options, Hustler Bendigo (Shop 11, Bendigo Bank Central 22-44 Bath lane) and Bendigo Gallery Cafe (42 View Street) are great picks.

When to visit Bendigo

Bendigo in October
Estimated hotel price
$150
1 night at 3-star hotel
Bendigo in October
Estimated hotel price
$150
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Bendigo in January, when the average temperature is 21 °C, and the highest can go up to 29 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is July, when it can get as cold as 4 °C, with an average temperature of 7 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 60 mm. In contrast, January is usually the driest month of the year in Bendigo, with an average rainfall of 30 mm.

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How to Get to Bendigo

Plane

When flying to Bendigo, you’ll arrive at Bendigo (BXG), which is located 5 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Bendigo is to pick up a car hire from Melbourne, which is about 132 km from Bendigo. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and JUCY , among others, in Melbourne.

Plane

When flying to Bendigo, you’ll arrive at Bendigo (BXG), which is located 5 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Bendigo is to pick up a car hire from Melbourne, which is about 132 km from Bendigo. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and JUCY , among others, in Melbourne.

Airports near Bendigo

Airlines serving Bendigo

Lufthansa
Good (4,689 reviews)
KLM
Good (837 reviews)
SWISS
Good (957 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,654 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,234 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (485 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,602 reviews)
Air France
Good (985 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,104 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,416 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,993 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,022 reviews)
Finnair
Good (858 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (803 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (933 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (840 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,784 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (412 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (534 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (737 reviews)
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Where to stay in Bendigo

Average rates range from around $162 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $297 and up for a 5-star experience. There are also lots of holiday rental options in Bendigo, with prices from $127 to $1,197 per night. Bendigo CBD is the neighbourhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, holiday rentals in Bendigo are about 23% more expensive than a hotel room in the city.

Where to stay in popular areas of Bendigo

Most booked hotels in Bendigo

All Seasons Resort Hotel Bendigo
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
$190+
Best Western Crystal Inn
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
$142+
Mercure Bendigo Schaller
4 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
$181+
Calder Motel
3 stars
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
$107+
Bendigo Haymarket Motor Inn
3 stars
Good (7.2, Good reviews)
$110+

Hiring a car in Bendigo

Expect to pay $1.88 per litre in Bendigo (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $22.56 and $30.08. Economy (MG 3 or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Bendigo, while also 44% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay $1.88 per litre in Bendigo (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $22.56 and $30.08. Economy (MG 3 or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Bendigo, while also 44% cheaper than other types, on average.