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Day Dream Mine

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Address: Silverton, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: 0427885682
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Broken Hill Road Trip

This is a must for the visitor, get some 100 years back in History and see how the life and silver mining was back then.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is a must for the visitor, get some 100 years back in History and see how the life and silver mining was back then.

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Original, dusty, authentic. We enjoyed this mine tour. There were no false set ups, just true as it was mine tour. It brought back an appreciation of all the rustic, outback hardships of early mining. Well explained and paced for the group. And afterwards, try a cuppa in an old tin mug and some true blue scones.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you go to Daydream mine as we did last Thursday, then Kevin will give you the real story in language of the time with a realistic flare. You are transported back in time, you are made to feel short and tough like the 5 foot high Cornish miners that lived and worked here for their short, suffering lives. Kevin's... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

If you are interested in Australian history and how the country was developed, then a visit to Silverton and the Day Dream Mine is a must. Do the combined underground and surface tour with the knowledgable guides and step back over 100 years in time. Not much has changed. A great insight into early mining life - well done guys.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

So glad we decided to squeeze this tour into our trip!! This showed us a whole different side to Australia and to do it in such a welcoming tour made all the difference. I am not a big fan of anything historical (or scary) but my partner and I absolutely loved it. Our guide was so knowledgeable and made everyone... More 

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Clare, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Fantastic family run tourist attraction! Our guide, Beth, was so friendly and informative. We never felt rushed, even with our 7year old going down the mine. We went on a FREEZING wintery day and the hot tea and best ever scones after our tour were excellent. The dirt road and drive way were in great condition and not a trouble... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A wonderful 3 hours spent at this well run tourist attraction. The family that runs this business are authentic and caring. Don't miss out on the delicious homemade scones and tea, which can enjoy after the very informative mine tour. Highly recommend this tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Well worth the drive in - highly recommend Day Dream Mine. The people who run it were faaaaaaantastic........our tour guide was a real character and 'took us back' to the 'good ol days'.........made me very grateful for what I have now. Keep up the good work. Thanks for the tea and best scones we've ever tasted. Anyone who doesn't enjoy... More 

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Wallington, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

From the well kept dirt road that any sedan can drive down to the scones and the friendly caring owners ,this Aussie attraction is TRUE BLUE .There is not one bit of tacky glitz or sterility. The tour guide was friendly and funny whilst keeping safety at the forefront. A must see on your trip to Silverton. I was blown... More 

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Bethnal58, Owner at Day Dream Mine, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind response. The scenic drive is great and we love showing people the unique mine the Cornish miners worked. We like to leave things almost the way they left it so people can experience a real old mine, and for people to enjoy our fresh scones More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

this mine is very well worth looking at. I have read people worried about driving up to the mine I mean come on people the poor miners walked there so I think it really adds to the experience. Get your head in what it would be like to be a miner in those early days, get to experience what it... More 

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Address: Silverton, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: 0427885682
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Silverton

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