Quality Inn Colonial
483 High Street -- Calder Hwy
Bendigo, VI 3555
Phone: (61) 3 54470122
Fax: (61) 3 54479529
Having a wide range of fitness as well as leisure facilities, the Kangaroo Flat Leisure Centre YMCA is an ideal place to socialize, while getting fit of course. One can avail of the gym as well as yoga facilities, or just play a friendly game of badminton. The building also has various rooms that can be rented out for private events, trade fairs or even to host graduation days.
Comprising of seven indoor courts that double up as entertainment venues, a lounge with a boardroom for meetings, a canteen, and ample parking space The Bendigo Stadium, also known as Schweppes Center, is a perfect sports and entertainment venue. The stadium hosts several basketball and volleyball matches, and is also the home ground of the basketball teams Bendigo Braves and Bendigo Spirit.
With an excellent selection of blockbuster movies, Dolby sound system and spacious seating arrangements, Bendigo Cinemas enhance your movie viewing experience like no other. The entertainment center within the cinema campus contributes to an unforgettable experience. Call ahead for more details.
Musicman Megastore is a local shop that stocks variety of items and collectible pertaining to music. That includes CDs, audio tapes, musical instruments and a wide range of merchandise. Apart from that, Musicman is renowned for hosting live music concerts that feature popular artists/bands. Occasionally, it also conducts music classes and workshops for amateurs and professionals alike. Call for more details.
The Bendigo Athletics Complex is a premier sports track and arena that boasts of state of the art ground facilities based on international standards.
Queen Elizabeth Oval is a football stadium that can seat 18,000 spectators. In the past, it has hosted prestigious events like the NAB Challenge Cup and Junior Commonwealth Games.
Ulumbarra means a meeting place or gathering place in Dja Dja Wurrung language, an aboriginal tribe. The Ulumbarra Theatre is a state-of-the-art space that not only has top performances but is an area to learn the performing acts. It features a 1000-seat theater, studios for dance, music and drama, and kitchens.
Built in the 1950s, like all good bowling alleys, Dragon City Lanes offers family fun and social activity for all age groups. There are 16 lanes, a snack bar and restaurant, and a pro shop for equipment sales. There are a number of social clubs at the center, with league and tournament bowling (women and mixed), junior league and special under 10's with Bumper Bowling. The alley is open daily, on weekdays from 9a till late and on weekends 10a onwards.
After major renovation and redevelopment in 2009, the Tom Flood Sports Centre is one of the important sporting venues in town. For schedule and facilities, call ahead.
Consisting of a cheery, family-friendly bistro, open spaces for weddings and conferences, and tennis courts, the Bendigo District RSL is a multifaceted entertainment facility. Next time you're in the city, drop in for a quiet lunch or to enjoy an alfresco dinner, filled with music and laughter.
Prince of Wales Showgrounds is a sprawling fairground that hosts myriad of events throughout the year. Located in Bendigo, it is one of the largest showgrounds in the state. For schedule and other details, check website.
Bendigo Badminton & Table Tennis Stadium has witnessed various regional and local table tennis and badminton competitions. It houses a large hall and 16 badminton courts along with changing rooms and disabled toilets facilities. Built since 1983, the stadium had also been a famous venue for Common Wealth Games.