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 one of the most popular cities to visit 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 February
Estimated hotel price
$137
1 night at 3-star hotel
Bendigo in February
Estimated hotel price
$137
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 Sixt, 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 Sixt, among others, in Melbourne.

Airports near Bendigo

Airlines serving Bendigo

Lufthansa
Good (4,667 reviews)
KLM
Good (838 reviews)
SWISS
Good (943 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,750 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,168 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (464 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,595 reviews)
Air France
Good (978 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,100 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,932 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,341 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,247 reviews)
Finnair
Good (763 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (786 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (932 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (844 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,945 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (779 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (440 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (563 reviews)
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Where to stay in Bendigo

Average rates range from around $167 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $271 and up for a 5-star experience. There are also lots of holiday rental options in Bendigo, with prices from $120 to $1,120 per night. Bendigo CBD is the neighbourhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, holiday rentals in Bendigo are about 20% 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)
$175+
Captain Cook Motel
3 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
$108+
Best Western Crystal Inn
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
$136+
Mercure Bendigo Schaller
4 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
$174+
The Hotel Shamrock
3 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
$155+
Calder Motel
3 stars
Good (7.4, Good reviews)
$106+

Hiring a car in Bendigo

Hiring a car in Bendigo costs $77 per day, on average.

Expect to pay $1.75 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 $20.93 and $27.90. Economy (Suzuki Swift or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Bendigo, while also 33% cheaper than other types, on average.

Hiring a car in Bendigo costs $77 per day, on average.

Expect to pay $1.75 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 $20.93 and $27.90. Economy (Suzuki Swift or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Bendigo, while also 33% cheaper than other types, on average.