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Bendigo, Echuca & The Mighty Murray

Bendigo, Echuca & The Mighty Murray

By Around And About
per adult
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Ages 1-99, max of 11 per group
Duration: 12h
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Live guide: English

  • Paddlesteamer Emmylou Boatel Entry
  • Bendigo Tramways Entry
  • Central Deborah Gold Mine Entry
  • Entry/Admission - Central Deborah Gold Mine
  • Entry/Admission - Bendigo
  • Entry/Admission - Echuca
What's not included
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Bendigo

Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We pickup from most city and St Kilda hotels and hostels. Drop off is only in Melbourne city.
  • St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne, Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia Please wait on step of main entry to church on Flinders Street. (This is on the corner of Swanston Street, Opposite Federation Square, and diagonally opposite Flinders street Station) Please be ready 5 minutes prior to your pickup time.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 8771P9

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travellers can participate
  • If you are a solo traveller (1 person) contact us for availability.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Which attractions will I visit with Bendigo, Echuca & The Mighty Murray?
How much is Bendigo, Echuca & The Mighty Murray?
Bendigo, Echuca & The Mighty Murray price starts from AU$281.90. Discover and book Bendigo, Echuca & The Mighty Murray on Tripadvisor
What is the Bendigo, Echuca & The Mighty Murray cancellation policy?
Bendigo, Echuca & The Mighty Murray cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Bendigo, Echuca & The Mighty Murray on Tripadvisor
Which company provides Bendigo, Echuca & The Mighty Murray?
Bendigo, Echuca & The Mighty Murray is hosted by Around And About. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact Around And About on Tripadvisor. Discover and book Bendigo, Echuca & The Mighty Murray on Tripadvisor

If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 8771P9

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Around And About

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3 reviews
Very good

Keith S
East Kilbride, United Kingdom14 contributions
Feb. 2020 • Couples
Excellent trip, enjoy the view of the countryside out of Melbourne.Lucky enough to see a Kangaroo! The visit to the beautiful Murray river on a paddle boat is lovely as is Echuca. Also the trip on a vintage tram is a treat. There is also a very interesting and informative tour of the Deborah gold mine,
All this done by a professional, friendly and informative guide. Would highly recommend, everyone so friendly, would love to come back!
Written 27 February 2020
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Melanie B
Regent Park1 contribution
Do bother booking with this company as they having staffing issues and they will just cancel your trip.
We are holidaying from Brisbane and booked for the 1.1.23 and they cancelled without explanation. I had to ring to find out their reason which was simply put ‘a staffing issue’.
Surely from June to January they could rectify their so called Staffing Issue
Written 23 June 2022
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Thanks for taking the time to share your frustration that we cancelled your tour 5 months prior to departure. We strive to deliver excellence service and tours throughout Victoria, however sometimes due to various circumstances we fail. We sincerely apologise that we had to cancel your tour. We are only a small family business with a very small staff. Due to conflict with staff Roster ,we have cancelled your tour 5 months prior to departure. Christmas day and New Year Day are normally blocked off in advance, however your booking came through before they were blocked out. We thought we could service your booking but when we became aware that we couldn't, we had to cancel it. Once again sorry we couldn't deliver on this occasion. Hopefully you will give us another chance in the future so that you can experience our wonderful service that we normally offer. All the Best, Hope you get to enjoy your time in Melbourne, the best city in Australia.
Written 24 June 2022
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