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Mount Morgan Goldmine

The Mine | Mount Morgan, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #4 of 10 Attractions in Rockhampton
Type: Mines, Outdoors
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Type: Mines, Outdoors
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Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The mine has great historical significance. Once the richest gold mine in the southern hemisphere, paid Australia's national debt many years ago and help finance Australia's contribution to world war 1. Went to the mine in a bus, bus driver very knowledgeable and friendly. Dinasour caves were shut when we went on the tour but have now been reopened. Well... More 

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Emu Park, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This tour is a must for tourists and locals ls alike. The guides are locals and can answer any question.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

A must see guided bus tour of Mt Morgan and disused gold mine. Very informative guide answers endless questions. Plenty of lookout spots too take beautiful photos. Tour last approx 2 hours.

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Buderim
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide in a small bus. Recommend it and gave a meal at one of the pubs. Support our rural tours.

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Only way to see the mine is by the TMC Tour, but it's such a great way to do it, as the tour guide and her father (driver) were a wealth of knowledge on the mine and the whole Mount Morgan area. There wasn't a question they could not answer, and the information they imparted was excellent. The displays in... More 

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Rockhampton, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Very interesting indeed. Loved the visit to the main officers and all the equipment used years ago. We did the bus tour and the guide was very good. Also go and see the museum, excellent, we have taken visitors from the UK heaps of times. Take sunscreen and a hat and plenty of water, it can be a long hot... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
37 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

We had a very good enjoyable tour, the guide was good and it was interesting seeing the history of the town and disturbing to see the terrible impact mining has had on the environment

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

this tiny town . mount morgan is a wonderful place to visit, great attractions , the open cut gold and copper mine , the old railway museum,great displays ,& mount morgan caravan park with its display of old motor bikes well worth a stay at this old historical town. great pubs, and a fab bakery (dont forget to have a... More 

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

The guide was really good to us, even though we were the only ones on his tour. Mt Morgan mine is not in operation anymore, but it was an insight to learn about the town.

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Gracemere, Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Enjoyed our tour and the history of the mine. Due to safety issues we were unable to see the dinosaur footprints. The old admin building had some great displays. Very interesting town with some great attractions, the museum and the rail museum are def worth a look as well and don't forget to buy a pie from the bakery, mmmmmmmm!

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