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Bobby Dazzler Sapphire Mine Tours

Rubyvale Road, Rubyvale, Queensland 4702, Australia
+61 7 4981 0000
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A Gem of a time

Had great fun with family and friends fossicking for sapphires the kids had a ball and meet the... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Bendigo, Australia
Best Tourist Gem Tour and Store

Great to see how sappires are mined are underground on the tour then come out and helpfull staff... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
Brisbane, Australia
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“great fun” (3 reviews)
“gems” (9 reviews)
“fossicking” (12 reviews)
Rubyvale Road, Rubyvale, Queensland 4702, Australia
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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.

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!!!

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

9  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 .

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.

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!

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

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

Thank Janine B
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

3 adults and 3 children in our family group. We did the tour of an underground mine and then we bought some buckets of wash to sieve. We found pieces of sapphire and other gems. The owner showed us around and helped us looking for...More

Thank Marie V
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I had a warm welcome, and a very informative mine tour. I bought a bucket of 'wash' to sieve for sapphires and found some! Very small, but a nice souvenir. I think I'd still be as happy with the place if I hadn't found anything...More

Thank Ivor P
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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