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Interpretive, informative, beautiful.

Did the Victoria loop. Very interesting and we were stopping every 10 metres to read the historical... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
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It has everything

Fantastic hiking trails that you can link up and extend your walk. Beautiful scenery, ruins... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Heather M
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20 Feb 2018
“Interpretive, informative, beautiful.”
17 Jun 2017
“It has everything”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Goldfields Road | via Cockatoo Valley, Cockatoo Valley, South Australia 5351, Australia
+61 421 421 793
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Did the Victoria loop. Very interesting and we were stopping every 10 metres to read the historical signs. The bushland was a pleasure to meet kangaroos and to see the old miners hut. And discover the ruins of a small community all with informative signage....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank BarossaGlen
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Fantastic hiking trails that you can link up and extend your walk. Beautiful scenery, ruins, bubbling creeks and enough uphill if you do the devils nose and then back down and join up with the lady pearce/allendale trail head. A real hidden gem with not...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Heather M
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Had walked the area in the past but after having troublesome knees and feeling unfit I felt unsure. Walked the Victoria loop past fenced off mine shafts and ruins of a small settlement with family including 20month child who managed the 1.4km track and gentle...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank finny2016
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This place is literally a gold mine you can walk on the stuff there's gold dust on the track! But by far the best aspect are the flowers just after rain we saw 8 varieties of orchid and so many tiny beauties it blew our...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Laurie2747
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This walk offers good views and a chance to time travel back to the mining days. There are a lot of birds and native plants as well. It is a peaceful walk. I have been there many times throughout the year and this place offers...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Vicki M
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This 4 plus km walking trail goes past many gold mining historical sites that include vertical shafts, tunnels and mining equipment. The trail is well marked and very scenic. There is a great brochure on the Barossa Goldfields that is available from the Tanunda information...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank funseeker003
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

A very pleasant walk with a choice of several trails. These are well signed documenting the history of the gold mining era. There are lots of open mine shafts along with the remains of living quarters bringing to light the harshness of life on the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Rhonda G
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Gold mining history of the Barossa area on a dusty track. We got part way through the shortest trail (1.4km Victoria Hill Circuit). Worth a visit if you're looking for a hike in the Aussie bush

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank alishadm
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11 March 2017|
Response from finny2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sorry for delay. Didn't see alert. Yes dogs can be walked on leash. You can do circuits or walk a long circuit into Parra Wirra -?the Neck. Valley walk takes you past interesting historical sites.