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

Explore the largest Buddhist stupa in the western world, right here in Bendigo! Groups will embark on a 1.5 hour tour with a friendly and knowledgeable guide, beginning in our Visitor Centre.

  • View a short introductory film giving the history of the site
  • Tour the Peace Park, focused on interfaith harmony with installations from Catholic, Jewish, Hindu, Sikh, Bahai and Buddhist faiths
  • Go inside the Great Stupa temple where the guide will talk about Buddhist culture, architecture, art and future plans
  • Stand in awe of beautiful relics and statues, including the Jade Buddha for Universal Peace
  • Add a short introduction to meditation at no extra charge
  • A chance for questions and answers at the end

Our tours are tailored to suit all kinds of clubs and organisations and we often host;  car clubs, walking and gardens groups, probus and rotary, as well as corporate groups. The tour involves some walking, particularly throughout the Peace Park which is located between the Visitor Centre and the Great Stupa. Please indicate when booking if the use of our mobility buggy is required (seats 5). At the time of booking, you can also include a short introduction to meditation at no extra charge.
Download our Group Tour Pack for more information.

group booking

Please complete an online request via the ‘book now’ button below or fill out our Group Tour Request Form and send it back to or The Great Stupa, PO Box 869, Maiden Gully VIC 3551.


$150 for 10 or less visitors
$15 per additional visitor


Senior and pension concession:
$120 for 10 or less visitors
$12 per additional visitor


(Tour prices are subject to change)


$180 for 10 or less visitors
$18 per additional visitor


(Tour prices are subject to change)


We recommend 1.5 hours


All areas accessible by wheelchair and walkers, or ask about our mobility buggy


Ample parking for cars and coaches



On behalf of the Probus Club of Lilydale I would like to thank you for your help in organising our tour and lunch last Tuesday. All our group were very impressed and enjoyed their visit. Please pass on my thanks to your guide, Adam, who gave us a very comprehensive talk.
– Probus Club of Lilydale


On behalf of the members of the South Morang Probus Club, I would like to thank you very much for your hospitality. We all enjoyed your morning tea together with the excellent guided tour from Adam. Adam’s knowledge was unbelievable and the way he explained things was great. Our members were just amazed at the size and detail in your Stupa. Everyone had a great day.
– South Morang Probus Club


Echuca- Moama Family History Group Inc wishes to say Thankyou for your hospitality during our visit. All who attended enjoyed the visit very much and I’m sure they will all make a re- visit in the future on a sunny day! All worked out well food wise and it was all very enjoyable.
– Echuca-Moama Family History Group

Read our group tour Cancellation Policy.