Celebrating Children’s Week 2023

Children’s Week is a national celebration, this year held between 21-29 October 2023 with the theme “Children have the right to relax, play and take part in activities they enjoy.
Children’s Week
Peace Kids is an activity run by the Great Stupa in partnership with the Victorian Government, with two age appropriate sessions that are free for all to participate. Please email tours@stupa.org.au for any enquiries.

PEACE KIDS – Saturday 28 October
Childrens Week
Session 1: 11am to 12pm for ages 5-8 years
Session 2: 1pm to 2pm for ages 9-12 years
Childrens Week
Join the Great Stupa for Peace Kids!
Childrens Week
An immersive introduction to Buddhism and Tibetan culture that will engage the senses, capture the imagination, and encourage creative expression. Explore the Peace Park and go inside the most sacred building in Buddhism for; interactive storytelling, craft and children’s meditation. Peace Kids is a free activity, but we do require children to be registered for the session so we can accommodate the size of the group.
Childrens Week
We are hosting two hour-long Peace Kids sessions tailored towards different age brackets. Please select the session according to the age of your child/ren when registering them below. Parents must remain on site for the duration of the session and are welcome to join in.
Childrens Week


    Saturday 28 October 2023


    Session 1 – 11am to 12pm
    Session 2 – 1pm to 2pm

    Entry Fee:

    (registration required)


    The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion

    Bendigo, Australia

    Getting There:

    By car is the best way to get to The Great Stupa Bendigo which is located at 25 Sandhurst Town Road, Myers Flat, Victoria, Australia.

    Unfortunately at this stage there is no public transport directly to the venue.

    Please note: Current road closure to Allies Rd has created a detour to arrive at the Great Stupa.

    Please call 03 5446 7568 if you have any issues finding your way.


    Our address is 25 Sandhurst Town Road, Myers Flat (Bendigo), Victoria, Australia.

    Plenty of parking is available on site.

    Train to Bendigo

    • Visit V/Line’s website for train times.
    • From Bendigo Station catch a bus or taxi to The Great Stupa.
    • From Eaglehawk Station catch a bus or taxi to The Great Stupa.


    • Catch Route 54 service from Bendigo Station to Maiden Gully, from Maiden Gully a taxi to The Great Stupa.
    • Catch Route 52 service from Bendigo Station to Eaglehawk, from Eaglehawk a taxi to The Great Stupa.


    Catch a taxi from any location directly to The Great Stupa call 13 10 08.