Group Tours

The Great Stupa is located just outside of Bendigo, and is the largest Stupa being built in the Western world. It will be 50 metres high and 50 metres square at its base and is being built to last 1000 years.

Experience one of Victoria’s largest cultural attractions

On your visit you’ll learn about the past, present and future of The Great Stupa with an informative presentation. Be guided through our Peace Park and view our beautiful gardens and sculptures. Go inside The Great Stupa and be awed by our painted arch ceiling and The Jade Buddha for Universal Peace. View our  holy relics collection from other temples, monks and nuns. Pre-order a delicious lunch, morning or afternoon tea from StupaView Café. At the end of your visit browse our beautiful gift shop.


We encourage your group to return in future, to see the progress of The Great Stupa and surrounds.


If you wish to bring a group of 10 or more to The Great Stupa, please fill in our Group Booking Form and send it back to or The Great Stupa, PO Box 869, Maiden Gully VIC 3551.

StupaView Cafe

Before your group visit, pre-order from a range of delicious platter options which can be made to suit any dietary requirements. With for every platter order the group receives 10% off barista beverages. This special is not available on public holidays.


Download our Group Booking Form to pre-order for your group.


Download our brochure for more information.

What’s included:

  • A dedicated tour guide
  • Introductory video explaining the past, present and future plans of the whole Great Stupa of Universal Compassion project
  • Guided tour inside in the Visitor Centre, through the grounds of the beautiful Peace Park and into The Great Stupa
  • Marvel at the extensive collection of artworks and holy relics on display
  • View the Jade Buddha for Universal Peace
  • Sit and relax at StupaView Cafe

What to bring:

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • A camera, we encourage you to capture our work in progress
  • Pets are welcome inside and outside, we ask to keep your pet on a leash


$9 per person weekdays.

$11 per person weekends

$15 per person public holidays.

Carers free.


We recommend allowing at least 1.5hrs for your visit.


If you have any mobility issues, the Great Stupa is accessible via wheelchair. The Great Stupa has dedicated disabled car parking located close to the entry. We also provide a buggy service to and from the Great Stupa for your convenience on weekdays only. Please call 03 5446 7568 if you require disabled access so arrangements can be made. A disabled toilet is located inside the Visitor Centre.
Please note that our buggy service does not operate on public holidays.

Food and Beverages:

Our StupaView Cafe offers breakfast, lunch, desserts and barista coffee, teas and iced drinks.


Groups are also welcome to bring their own vegetarian food to eat on site.