Less than 10 minutes drive from the Bendigo CBD, this town is situated north-west of Bendigo on the Loddon Valley Highway (High St).
Eaglehawk’s iconic Canterbury Park features Lake Neangar and Lake Tom Thumb which provide a natural wilderness to explore. The path around the lake is sealed and lit at night. Other features include a picnic shelter, boardwalk, tables, chairs, barbecue, skate park and play space.
Canterbury Park has an oval and bowling and croquet facilities. It is also home to the Bendigo Leisure Centre which includes a 50-metre indoor swimming pool, a health club, mini golf and squash courts.
The town has two government primary schools one at Eaglehawk and another at Eaglehawk North, a Catholic primary school (St. Liborius) and a government secondary college (Eaglehawk Secondary College).
The town also boasts two golf courses, the Eaglehawk Golf Course and the Neangar Park Golf Course.