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Family Adventure in the tunneld

We arrived just on 1.30 on a Saturday. There was one other family waiting for the tour. We were... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2018
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Great people, great learning experience

Had a great day, found this place by accident, was only person for the tour so i was treated like a... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Ballarat, Australia
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Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

We arrived just on 1.30 on a Saturday. There was one other family waiting for the tour. We were fitted with hard hats before venturing inside the tunnel. Whilst the mine is a tourist stop, it was a working mine in the late 1850s. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

How difficult is it to update your website or change your answering machine when the mine is closed, despite everywhere you look, researching, it says it is open. We had a group of 7 kid's, 6 adults. And while we picniced for 40 mins across,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Had a great day, found this place by accident, was only person for the tour so i was treated like a V.I.P. The tour guides were friendly and have lots of story and facts was never a dull moment. Highly recommend for all ages. Easy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jamiewoeltjes
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

So glad I twisted my husbands arm to do this and he was too. The price, the friendly staff, the small group and the length of the tour made this a really affordable, value for money deal. Our guide Ray, a local and a volunteer,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Took my 9 year old grandson on the tour to give him a taste of the history of the goldfields region. There were only five people on the tour so we got a very personal tour with elements designed to engage young children. The guide...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

A very enjoyable tour. The ladies at the ticket booth were lovely and friendly as was Ray our tour guide. Ray has a genuine fondness and interest in the mine, which you can't help but share as he enthusiastically chats to the group. Well worth...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Well worth a visit we had a great guide called Ray who had the patience of a saint as we had the know it all of everything mining on the tour. He would not stop talking and the guide handled it with patience and professionalism....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Vicki J
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great experience being guided down this historic Mine tunnel by candlelight. Our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable talking through what the miners went through with little return. At the end of the tunnel it is pitch black without candlelight. Our guide...More

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank Greg M
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Took our grandchildren to the Tunnel. What a fantastic spot. Lorna and Allan made us feel welcome by the fire whilst we waited for the tour to begin. Allan took us through the mine His commentary was both informative and interesting. Our 9 and 7...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank wendyterrytaylor
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Good visit, we had a tour guide who perhaps needs to remember that not everyone has mining in their veins. There was lots of chat and lingo that I had no idea about, but he was very good at answering the questions. I particularly like...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank bagpackingbrit
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15 January 2017|
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Response from angelina9 | Reviewed this property |
I have 4 kids. I personally would not take a young child in the mine under 5 years old. They would not benefit and enjoy anything of the tour. If there was one adult who was not that interested in going on the tour then they... More