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Millwood Goldmine Tours

Jubilee Creek, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 5510
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No longer museum or tours but...

While there is no cafe or museum open, 7km along the dirt road after Circles in the Forest and... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Emanpee
,
Sydney, Australia
Second Visit After 15 Years

15 years ago there was nothing but a pamphlet and a shed full of very old interesting machinery... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
African_Albatross
,
Cape Town
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South Africa's first ever goldmine - drive through our beautiful forests & enjoy a mine tour, a delicious light lunch & freshly baked scones & tea, also visit our interesting museum. Experience a piece of history the fun way.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good24%
  • Average24%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“park entry” (2 reviews)
“dirt road” (3 reviews)
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Jubilee Creek, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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+27 44 382 5510
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

While there is no cafe or museum open, 7km along the dirt road after Circles in the Forest and Krisjan se Nek picnic area, is 5km of walking through the old gold mine area. Also great mountain scenery along the way. This needs to be...More

Thank Emanpee
Reviewed 17 June 2017

15 years ago there was nothing but a pamphlet and a shed full of very old interesting machinery, now you get to walk a circular trail up to 'Main Street' - who could imagine amongst the bush and grass that's there now, that then there...More

1  Thank African_Albatross
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We were disappointed as when we entered the park told Mother Huff Cap and museum was now closed and we could only visit Jubilee creek which was as idyllic as ever. Suggest visitors check as quite expensive for international visitors and Gold Fields apparently now...More

2  Thank michaeldufty
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Ok, firstly let me say I can't comment on the mine walk because it didn't happen. The two star review reflects more all the things that didn't happen, so if you go and you do do all those things you may rate this better than...More

1  Thank Timothy John D
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous pie, lovely surroundings. Don't be in a rush though. Everything was fresh and the pie was very yummy

Thank Kirsten W
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We travelled through the beautiful Knysna forest expecting a visit to Millwood Goldmine with coffee and a light lunch at the cafe BUT all was closed on this lovely Sunday due to Totties restaurant in Rheenandahl needing the staff! Please please Totties place a board...More

2  Thank Gma14
Reviewed 5 April 2016

What a great tour with our guide, Andrew. Please be aware though the the tour starts 9km inside the National Park- pay for park entry then drive 9km on unmade roads. Andrew knows so much about the forest and the gold mining and loves to...More

Thank Chrissy N
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Knowing about the goldmine tours, it took a bit of phoning around to track down the person doing them. We managed to get hold of Andrew, the guide, who was absolutely brilliant! He was as keen as they come, and absolutely loves what he's doing....More

1  Thank FrenchmanZA
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Our enthusiastic and informative guide, Andrew, made this experience for me. His depth of knowledge of the area and its history clearly came over, along with his love of the beautiful scenery surrounding Millwood. I was initially somewhat dubious about actually going in the mines,...More

Thank Trish C
Reviewed 2 October 2015

This was so interesting. To actually enter a mine and hear all the history. Simply amazing. Garth was a wonderful tour guide, driving us there and telling us everything. Remember to take shoes that can get wet and don't be afraid of the dark :)

3  Thank Anneke_botha
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