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Bobby Dazzler Sapphire Mine Tours

Bobby Dazzler Sapphire Mine Tours
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“sapphires”(16 reviews)
Tourist Attraction - Boot Camp Fossicking Trail / workshop Guided tour you get to dig your own wash, we then show you how to fossick for sapphires.
Rubyvale Road, Rubyvale, Queensland 4702, Australia
+61 7 4981 0000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fossicking was great for both the kids and us adults. The owner and staff were extremely helpful and knowledgeable. We didn't tour the underground mine as we ran out of time

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 500nathan
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We had never tried fossicking and decided to try out Bobby Dazzler. Jason was a great source of information, explaining how the gems were deposited and how to look for tell tale signs of where to dig. He also explained where you can dig and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Terry U
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Had great fun with family and friends fossicking for sapphires the kids had a ball and meet the friendly Bennie the dog too, worth some time spent here you will enjoy.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank trevor_riddick
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Great to see how sappires are mined are underground on the tour then come out and helpfull staff will show you how to find your own gems in a bucket of wash. Best mine in town!!!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank jeda332016
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I rarely give out poor reviews, but I want to assist others in making a better decision where underground tours are concerned. Quite simply - I felt ripped off. Here in the small community of Rubyvale, there are just 2 operators who conduct underground tours,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
17  Thank Deb L
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Great little tour, was great to see a mine untouched by too much tourism. I love the chance to see what the lighting was like when the miners worked. Very informative and highly recommend .

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Lena B
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Went to Bobby Dazzler and got a couple of buckets for the kids. Bit of fun but we all know they put the gems in there. Better places to visit. But for a bit of fun its alright.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Ruby put on a first class tour of the mine - explained the history of the rock formations and the area. Fascinating and a lot of fun!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Daz-n-Dunx
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Was quite skeptical about these type of operations but they are really honest people just trying to show our kids how gems are fossicked. The kids learnt a lot about how gems are mined and how to find them amongst the pebbles and Quartz. It...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Sillypiggys
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This is probably the cheapest place to sift they also have the underground mine tours we didn't do that but we did find some sapphires in the bucket of wash

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Janine B
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David E
25 November 2015|
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Response from MaresBrisbane | Reviewed this property |
Hi they responded and yes they are closed until March next year