The climate of Bendigo is more or less average all through the year. The average annual maximum temperature of the city is 20.4 degree Celsius and the annual average minimum temperature is approximately 9 degree Celsius. The average rainfall in the city is around 550 millimeter.
Bendigo is just ninety minutes from the Melbourne International Airport and it takes about two hours from the main city via Calder Freeway. There is also a super fast railway service to this city. As the city is located in the centre of south eastern part of the country it is easy to access it.
Tourism is very significant in Bendigo and tourists generally come to enjoy the heritage buildings all over the city. Castlemaine and Dalesford are the two towns which are major tourist attractions are very near to Bendigo. The tourism industry in this city is also related to the days of the golden rush. One of the most popular of all attractions in Bendigo which a visitor to this city must enjoy is the tramways. The two places which must be visited in the city are Central Deborah Goldmine and Discovery and Technology Centre. Alexandra Fountain, Tram Museum, Golden Dragon Museum & Chinese Gardens, Joss House and Sacred Heart Cathedral are the other places of interest in this city. Bendigo is famous for its exclusive pottery and while here some exclusive pieces can be bought as a souvenir. The best time to visit the city is during the Bendigo Easter festival when the city comes to life with several carnivals, parades and exhibitions. Each year during this time numerous tourists flock to this city from all over the world.
There are numerous accommodations in Bendigo. Some of the hotels in this city are:
- Homestead Motor Inn & Apartments
- Comfort Inn Bendigo Central Debra
- Quality Inn Colonial Bendigo
- Best Western Heritage Motor Inn