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Mount Morgan Goldmine

The Mine | Mount Morgan, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #5 of 20 attractions in Rockhampton
Type: Mines
Most recent review
- Jul 7, 2014
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Buderim
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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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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38 reviews 38 reviews
32 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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
4 helpful votes 4 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

The tour takes a couple of hours and takes in the mining experience of the old town. Mount Morgan is reliant on tourism these days and is well worth a visit. The tour guide and her Dad (the driver) are a fountain of knowledge of the place and only want to be asked to fill you in with the history... More

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Austinmer
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Not a bad tour around the area and old gold mine. Ashame more money can't go into preserving the wonderful old buildings. Worth a visit for half a day!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

We went on the Mt Morgan gold mine tour which took us all around central Mt Morgan which is a lovely little town. Really old buildings still standing from the end of last century. There was even an old street light that was still standing. There are a lot of derelict buildings as well. There is the information centre which... More

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