Beechworth Guided Walking Tours

The Beechworth Town Walking Tour complements the hugely popular Ned Kelly and Echoes of History walking tours which have become a must for tourists to the area since their launch.

This tour explores the town’s rich Gold Era history, uncovering fascinating and often little-known stories about the characters and events that shaped Beechworth’s early development.

Expert guides from the Visitor Information Centre will lead the tour on a leisurely hour-long stroll through the wide, tree-lined avenues and beautifully preserved streetscapes of Beechworth.

Along the way, visitors will stop at more than two dozen sites, including the Robert O’Hara Burke Memorial Museum, one of Australia’s best regional museums named after the ill-fated explorer and one-time Police Superintendent of Beechworth.

Other notable sites include:

The new Town Walking Tour will leave from the Beechworth VIC every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 1pm from 5 January until 1 February, for other times please contact the Beechworth Visitor Information Centre. Bookings and enquiries at Beechworth Visitor Information Centre,

Prices - Adult $7.50, Concession/child $5, Family $15

Some answers to regularly questions: 
* Suitable for prams and strollers * Comfortable footwear required * No audio or video recordings allowed
* Still photography only * Suitable for all ages * Tickets must be purchased prior to tour departure

Echoes of History Guided Walking Tour

Departs: 10.15am daily From: Beechworth Visitor Information Centre
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes (returning 11.30am)

Have you hear?

  • The story of explorer Robert O’Hara Burke (of Burke & Wills fame)
  • The role of the Golden Horseshoes in an historic election
  • Tales from Beechworth’s China town
  • Details about the first Australian born Governor General

Prices - Adult $10.00, Concession/child $7.50, Family $25

Some answers to regularly questions: 

  • Suitable for prams and strollers
  • Comfortable footwear required
  • No audio or video recordings allowed.
  • Still photography only
  • Suitable for all ages
  • Tickets must be purchased prior to tour departure.

The Ned Kelly Walking Tour

Departs: 1.15pm daily From: Beechworth Visitor Information Centre
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes (returning 2.30pm)

Did you know Ned Kelly won a bare knuckle fight in Beechworth that lasted 20 rounds? Have you heard Ellen Kelly was sentenced to 3 years hard labour for the attempted murder of a policeman, and spent some of that time in the Beechworth gaol?

Join the Ned Kelly walking tour and learn more about this famous bushranger’s connection to Beechworth.

Prices - $10.00 Adult, Concession/child $7.50

Here are some answers to regularly asked questions:

  • Suitable for prams and strollers.
  • Comfortable footwear required.
  • No audio or video recordings allowed
  • Still photography only.
  • Suitable for all ages
  • Tickets must be purchased prior to tour departure.