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Central Deborah Gold Mine

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Central Deborah Gold Mine Experience Tour
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Central Deborah Gold Mine Experience Tour
from $23.11*
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At Central Deborah Gold Mine you will discover more about Bendigo's golden past at a real gold mine that operated during the gold rush boom of the 1900s. Experience what conditions were really like for miners as you are guided through hidden...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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76 Violet St, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
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+61 3 5443 8322
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I arrived in Bendigo a couple of days ago and wasn’t sure what to do in town when I drive past the mine. I drove in and brought the mine experience tour (down 61metres). I had never been in a gold mine before so it...More

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BendigoHeritage, Manager at Central Deborah Gold Mine, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for taking the time to share your kind review. Thrilled to see you enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As part of the tram circuit, Central Deborah Gold Mine is a must! Reasonably priced, you can do the 61 meter tour for $32 per adult, it goes for about 75 minutes. Tour guide was very knowledgeable. Just wear a jacket as it does get...More

Thank NY4DM
Peter A, General Manager at Central Deborah Gold Mine, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the lovely review and advice on the jacket for underground.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Thank you so much for allowing the public to view such a wonderful part of Australian history. I was in awe of our tour guide Ian who must tell the same story at least four times a day and yet, he told it to us...More

Thank AmyM1408
Peter A, General Manager at Central Deborah Gold Mine, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for mentioning Ian and our wonderful tour.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Central Deborah Gold Mine is perhaps the best place to visit in Bendigo. We went there in winter, and it was a wonderful time there. Along with our guide, we explored the depths of the mine, saw veins and lodes of gold, fool gold etc....More

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Peter A, General Manager at Central Deborah Gold Mine, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the kind words and 5 star review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the visit and tour into the mine is a must! Especially for the kids. Tour guide was awesome and made it thoroughly entertaining for our young kids. Be warned though it does get cold underground!! I would not hesitate to come back and...More

Thank Campbell C
Peter A, General Manager at Central Deborah Gold Mine, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the 5 star review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tied this in with the hop on hop off tram and got a discount. There are several options, depending on the day you visit, the time you have and the depth to which you want to descend. We went for the easy option and...More

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Peter A, General Manager at Central Deborah Gold Mine, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review and mentioning it can get cool underground.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the $ to see little Miss 8 experience the Underground Adventure. Nathan was a great tour guide. Very informative tour and overall experience.

Thank JL M
Peter A, General Manager at Central Deborah Gold Mine, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for mentioning Nathan and our 5 star review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thought the prices were quite high for a guided tour and so we just did the outside self guided. It was interesting. We did pan for gold and found a little piece of gold. It made our day.More

Thank Megan C
Peter A, General Manager at Central Deborah Gold Mine, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello The mine tours take guests underground in the historic gold mine areas. Of course keeping these areas safe and well maintained costs considerable dollars and so our tour prices reflect the commitment we have to safety and the high quality tours we provide. Glad...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Happened across this place as we drove into town and decided to check it out. Had no idea what it entailed and were pleasantly surprised! The desk staff were very friendly and accommodating. Our tour guide Darryl was certainly passionate with imparting his wealth of...More

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Peter A, General Manager at Central Deborah Gold Mine, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the tour mention and mention of Darryl.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took an afternoon trip here and did the level 3 mine trip - the one going 61' underground. We enjoyed the experience and the guide was very knowledgeable and ran an excellent tour. I do not like mines, caves or any enclosed space, but...More

Thank Craig M
Peter A, General Manager at Central Deborah Gold Mine, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review and recommendation.

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SharnaB82
May 9, 2017|
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Response from BendigoHeritage | Property representative |
Hi Sharna, as mentioned by others there is an age limit of 3+ years to go underground on the Mine Experience Tour. When deciding if the tour will be suitable for your younger children just take into consideration that they... More
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morticiamorte
September 22, 2016|
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Response from Peter A | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
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Christine G
February 25, 2016|
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Response from 619goldierocks | Reviewed this property |
Most people would already know if they suffer from severe claustrophobia. I have taken groups of 25 university students at a time down it annually for many years (20 plus years?). I think there was a single case of a... More
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