White Hills is a suburb of Bendigo, one of Victoria’s most famous gold mining towns. Despite its tumultuous beginnings when tens of thousands of often desperate miners worked and fought over claims, Bendigo has developed into an elegant city which truly does offer something for every traveller.
You can step back in time to the golden days in the Central Deborah Mine, marvel at some of the finest examples of colonial architecture in the land and catch up on ancient and contemporary events on the Talking Tram.
You can wonder at the priceless Chinese regalia housed in the Golden Dragon Museum and absorb the spiritualism of the oldest, functioning Chinese Joss House in Australia.
Bendigo Art Gallery has a significant collection and well-known Bendigo Pottery has displays and sales. there numerous other arts and crafts galleries in the area.
And if you prefer the outdoor to the pampered life, Lake Eppalock, just 20km out of town, offers first-class camping, fishing and boating opportunities.