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Address: Silverton, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: 0427885682
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A fantastic visit and the tour is surprisingly a must!!

I'm not personally interested in mining...but of course when exploring around the area of Broken Hill, Silverton etc, the history of the area makes it quite interesting! This... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Dural, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I'm not personally interested in mining...but of course when exploring around the area of Broken Hill, Silverton etc, the history of the area makes it quite interesting! This place and their tour was one of the highlights of our whole adventure out west. Their little cottage/office hosted friendly staff and good little knickknacks to buy. Their horses came up onto... More 

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Port Lincoln
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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The tour guide gave a real insight into the life of the mines all those years ago. Life was tough and very dangerous. Going underground into the mine was a real eye opener to see first hand the working conditions of the miners and how the mine shafts were dug out. A serve of delicious scones with jam and cream... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We came here for the early session and asked for an underground tour, which was reasonably priced. The first part of the tour was a surface tour, then we went into the shed and equipped ourselves with headlamps and helmets. The tour guide the took us into the mine and boy, was it tight, but what a great adventure! The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

worth a visit.going down in mine was amazing. to see how it was for the miners years ago.they make sure you are safe.very knowledgeable and great banter.you dont need to be fit to take part.scones are absolutely yummy.well worth a visit.cash only

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

A good honest and basic insight into mining underground last century. When you go down in the mine you can see first hand what the miners had to do to get an income. You can see and appreciate the significant hazards they were exposed too. As there is NO opportunity to go underground in BROKEN HILL you have to travel... More 

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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Although others have complained about the cost I considered it to be more than reasonable for what you get. We have done a few mine tours and none have quite been left in their original form without the adding of new steps lighting etc. The tour guides where exceptional - describing what it was like to be living in that... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This excellent tour takes you down 30 metres below ground to the third level of the mine. The tour guide, Jason, was very patient with visitors who had difficulty climbing down then up the slopes and steps cut out of rock. A fasciniating tour, but be prepared to exert energy in climbing.

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Springwood, New South Wales, Australia
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I really liked the people who gave the tour, ex miners. Their first hand knowledge made the whole experience come alive.

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Canberra, Australia
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We were a family reunion group of 27 including 3 children and 2 babies so were offered our own tour and were lucky enough to have Jez as our guide - what a character. Jez offered an amazing insight into a world that was far from anything we could have imagined and answered any questions we had. Despite being claustrophobic,... More 

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Sale, Australia
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This tour has the capacity to be much better. The mine itself is interesting and the many anecdotes which are told are also interesting. It is a great insight into how the miners lived and worked back then, in hot, dusty and isolated conditions. I thought $32 per adult was a little on the pricey side (and the scones and... More 

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

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