• Gold rush history

Central Deborah Gold Mine

At Central Deborah Gold Mine you have the unique opportunity to descend underground and explore a real gold mine that successfully operated during the gold rush boom, extracting 929 kilograms of gold.

Mine Experience Tour, 61 metres underground, 60 minutes: Explore the honeycomb of underground tunnels and discover what conditions as a
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miner were really like during the harsh gold rush era. Wheelchair accessible. For ages three and over.

Underground Adventure Tour (temporarily unavailable), 85 metres underground, 2.5 hours: Calling all adventure seekers. Gear up in overalls, boots, miner’s hat and lamp. Climb ladders, work a drill and enjoy a traditional miner's lunch served underground. For ages eight and over.

Nine Levels of Darkness (temporarily unavailable), 228 metres underground, 3.5 hours: Are you brave enough to descend underground in the original miners' cage on Australia's deepest underground mine tour? Climb down the shaft, work a drill, set a charge and enjoy a traditional miners lunch 228 metres underground. This is the ultimate gold mining experience to add to your bucket list. For ages 14 and over.

Content: Central Deborah Gold Mine
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Indicative prices
$28.00 - $199.00

Mine Experience Tour: Adult $32, Concession $28, Family $88. Underground Adventure Tour: Adult $85, Concession $75, Family $245. Nine Levels of Darkness: $199 per person. Family includes two adults and up to four children.

$17.00 - $199.00

Mine Experience Tour (children need to be over three years of age): $17 Underground Adventure (Children need to be over eight years of age): $52.50 Nine Levels of Darkness (Children need to be over 14 years of age): $199

Opening hours:
  • Daily: 9:30am - 4:30pm
  • Actively welcomes people with access needs
  • Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Interpretive centre
  • Lockers
  • Non smoking establishment
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  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
  • Picnic area
  • Public toilet
  • Shop
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  • Quality Tourism Accredited Business
  • Museums Australia
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation

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76 Violet Street, Bendigo, Victoria, 3550
  • -36.76467299 144.2694951