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Central Deborah Gold Mine

Closed Now: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Central Deborah Gold Mine Experience Tour
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Central Deborah Gold Mine Experience Tour
from USD 23.18*
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  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
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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
76 Violet St, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
+61 3 5443 8322
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank KarthikVarmaV1
Reviewed 1 week 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
Reviewed 1 week 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

1  Thank greyadventurer
Reviewed 2 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
Reviewed 2 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.

Thank Megan C
Reviewed 2 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

Thank Frida D
Reviewed 3 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
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We had four days in Bendigo and the visit to Central Deborah Gold Mine was one of the highlights. An easy walk from town and we were able to collect our tram tickets and confirm our mine experience visit with our pre-paid voucher (including the...More

Thank Nmsj1957
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We bought the Mine Experience Tour (61 m deep) and it was so good. We had an excellent guide and we learned so much from him. The tour is quite long and you get your money's worth. I can't wait to go back and go...More

Thank Jelena G
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Myself and my partner did the $85 adventure 3 level tour today, the tour lasted some 2.5 hours of just us and a retired gold miner come tour guide showing us around the mine, explaining the history of the town and mine, the geology of...More

Thank DarrenJCole
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9 May 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
23 September 2016|
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Response from Peter A | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes will be fine.
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25 February 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