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Address: Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 5442 2821
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Sit back, relax and let your tram do all of the talking. Be delighted by...

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 giving you the opportunity to explore many of the parks, attractions, shopping and dining facilities that Bendigo has to offer.

Your Vintage Talking Tram Tour ticket also includes the Anzac Centenary Tram which shares the story of Bendigo as it was during World War One. Through stories of bravery, resilience and courage in the face of adversity, the Anzac Centenary Tram explores the impact of WW1 on the local Bendigo community. The Anzac Centenary Tram departs at 10:00am daily from Central Deborah Gold Mine.

Your tram ticket is valid for two consecutive days.

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Free play on the trams

Unlike most of the attractions in Bendigo, this was free! The kids could play on trams in the museum, ding the bells and generally enjoy themselves, even walking underneath a tram... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Rose C
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unlike most of the attractions in Bendigo, this was free! The kids could play on trams in the museum, ding the bells and generally enjoy themselves, even walking underneath a tram in the display. Greg, a volunteer, was available to talk about the trams and their history, and the tourist trams came and went to add a bit of moving... More 

Thank Rose C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A fun experience with a standard 2 day tourist tram pass, a tour of the trams and workshop, and trip along the main road on the vintage trams. Kids of all ages will love it!

Thank philljan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A great way to look at the beautiful Bendigo buildings. Our 2 young children enjoyed trying out all the different chairs, always a fan of couches! The staff made a fuss over the kids and made sure they enjoyed the trip too.

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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our two young children loved riding on the Talking Tram! It's best on a warm day as the trams aren't heated! We enjoyed exploring at the stop off's and a coffee at The Boardwalk at Lake Weeroona is a must! 😊

Thank Kiddiecapers
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to check out the local history. Bendigo has is a very historical town with grand old buildings, hop on a tram and discover the town.

Thank kakAustralia
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The talking tram was a highlight of my visit. The driver was friendly & informed. The tram took me back to my childhood commuting to & from the city in Melbourne. I had forgotten how noisy they were and with a bit of speed...hang on!

Thank Larraine F
Gorokan, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tram we travelled on was a fabulous piece of history. The driver was friendly and helpful. During the tour there is an option to stop off at a few places and join a later tram. A historical information recording plays through the journey, which is fun as well as informative. Being on the original commercial tram route, this tour... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great way to see some of the major parts of the city, the commentary is very interesting. the ticket is good for 2 days, so I get to do the special ANZAC commentary at 10am tomorrow. stop off at the museum mid-way if you have time - it's really interesting, and well worth it - then grab... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently took my grandchildren for a ride on the "talking tram" through Bendigo streets. The tram stopped at the Depot where we made friends with the Depot cat. This ginger cat looks well loved and enjoyed all the attention that it received from our fellow travellers. I purchased a book that has been written about this cat for my grandchildren.... More 

1 Thank Trentham_Ozlady
Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bendigo Tramways is run mainly by a group of wildly enthusiastic volunteers who adore the old trams. The tram trip is relaxing, informative and quaint.

Thank Aspieb

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