The Hard Times Mine Tour is more than a tour - it's an
From the very beginning of the tour you know that this is something
special. From the moment you meet your tour guide who
has worked as a miner for most of his life, to the kitting-out in
overalls and cap lamps, already you're having fun and
can't wait for what comes next.
Descending into the mine in the Alimak Cage, you begin to explore
the history of mining as the guides enthral you with their
stories of the good times and the hard times that they had working deep
under the earth. See how the tunnels are formed and shaped by the
majestic boom drills and mucking units. Get up close
with the machinery and try your hand at the air-leg
drill, and feel the earth rumble with the firing of the blast
face. These magnificent experiences will stay with you forever.
We recommend wearing light, loose clothing - T-shirt and shorts and don't
forget to bring a pair of socks. All other clothing and boots will
Family: $199.00 (2 adults + 2 children)
Group Prices available
Times: Tours run 7 days a week. Bookings essential:
(07) 4749 1555.
(Closed Christmas Day, New Years Day, Good Friday and Boxing Day)
A 'Waiver of Liability' must be signed by all participants.
No cameras are permitted on the Hard Times Mine Tour.
The minimum age for children is seven (7) years of
age and over.
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