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 The Urban Cellar (70 Powells Ave Unit 1) are great picks.

When to visit Bendigo

Bendigo in October
Estimated hotel price
C$ 126
1 night at 3-star hotel
Bendigo in October
Estimated hotel price
C$ 126
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 3 miles from the city centre

Car

Another option to get to Bendigo is to pick up a car rental from Melbourne, which is about 82 miles from Bendigo. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Sixt, among others, in Melbourne.

Plane

When flying to Bendigo, you’ll arrive at Bendigo (BXG), which is located 3 miles from the city centre

Car

Another option to get to Bendigo is to pick up a car rental from Melbourne, which is about 82 miles from Bendigo. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Sixt, among others, in Melbourne.

Airports near Bendigo

Airlines serving Bendigo

Lufthansa
Good (4,683 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,746 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,180 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Air France
Good (978 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,941 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,361 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,214 reviews)
Finnair
Good (771 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (928 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (846 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,927 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (775 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (437 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (559 reviews)
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Where to stay in Bendigo

Average rates range from around C$ 156 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 250 and up for a 5-star experience. There are also lots of vacation rental options in Bendigo, with prices from C$ 108 to C$ 1,011 per night. Bendigo CBD is the neighbourhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, vacation rentals in Bendigo are about 21% 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)
C$ 160+
Best Western Crystal Inn
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 122+
Mercure Bendigo Schaller
4 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
C$ 157+
The Hotel Shamrock
3 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
C$ 140+
Calder Motel
3 stars
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
C$ 95+

Renting a car in Bendigo

Expect to pay C$ 1.55 per litre in Bendigo (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 18.55 and C$ 24.73. The most frequently booked car type in Bendigo is Economy (MG 3 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Supplier choice rental cars (Class Special Pickup Truck or similar) are, on average, 43% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Expect to pay C$ 1.55 per litre in Bendigo (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 18.55 and C$ 24.73. The most frequently booked car type in Bendigo is Economy (MG 3 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Supplier choice rental cars (Class Special Pickup Truck or similar) are, on average, 43% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.