Central Deborah Gold Mine

9 / 10

3 expert reviews
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"Descend into the depths of this gold mine, which made Bendigo rich between 1939 and 1954...with the Mine Experience Tour you get to navigate the darkness of the mine accompanied by a guide." Full review
You can visit the 60m-deep mine if you'd like to make sure that not a single speck of gold was left behind by the miners back then.
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"Operating in 1939–54, the mine has been worked on 17 levels and has yielded 925kg of gold. The 'Mine Experience' tours that descend 61m are the most popular option." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"This historic mine, with a 1,665-foot shaft, yielded almost a ton of gold before it closed in 1954. Aboveground you can pan for gold, see the old stamper battery, and climb up the poppet..." Full review