Getting There


Driving to Bendigo by road is easy as it is situated at the junction of the Calder Highway, McIvor Highway, Midland Highway and Loddon Valley Highway, making it very accessible.

Directions from Melbourne to Bendigo

For visitors travelling from Melbourne, Bendigo is a comfortable 90 minutes drive along recently completed four lane divided Calder Freeway (A79).

Directions from Melbourne Airport to Bendigo

If driving from Melbourne's Tullamarine airport, follow the Sunbury signage on to the Calder Freeway to Bendigo.

Directions from Sydney to Bendigo

From Sydney take the Hume Highway (31).


Various PDF maps are available to download or for further information and online mapping visit or Google Maps.

There is plenty of parking onsite.


V/Line, Australia’s largest regional public transport operator.

Book a bus ticket online at


Regular train services operate to Bendigo – for timetables and ticketing visit

Shuttle Bus

The Sheep Show Shuttle Bus meets trains arriving at Bendigo Train Station and stops at Bendigo Woollen Mills on the way to the Sheep Show delivering show attendees to Gate 1 – The Woolcraft Gate’.  Return trips to the station (via the Bendigo Woolen Mills) are coordinated with train departures.

A $2 gold coin donation paid to the driver is appreciated.


For accommodation options:

Call:  1800 813 153


The Sheep Show is an international event. Accommodation is hot property during show time, book early to avoid disappointment.

Stay and Play

For details of things to do during your stay visit


42-72 Holmes Rd, North Bendigo VIC

Australian Sheep & Wool Show


Children under 14 years are FREE

Tour groups of 20 or more - $15.00 per head (Not available online. Group ticketing can be purchased via email to [email protected] or on arrival at the entry gate.)