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Millwood Goldmine Tours

Jubilee Creek, Knysna 6570, South Africa
0443825510
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Ranked #29 of 33 attractions in Knysna
Type: Mines
Owner description: South Africa's first ever goldmine - drive through our beautiful forests & enjoy a mine tour, a delicious light lunch & freshly baked scones & tea,... more » Owner description: South Africa's first ever goldmine - drive through our beautiful forests & enjoy a mine tour, a delicious light lunch & freshly baked scones & tea, also visit our interesting museum. Experience a piece of history the fun way. « less
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We didn't do any walks so can't comment on that as we were en route to our next destination. The tea room was closed and I'd been looking forward to sampling the delights that had been reported on here. We did book the mine tour which was quite fascinating, and the staff were extremely attentive to my 10 year old.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Best choc mousse cake and delightful waitresses. The place is not a destination but if you are there try them

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

The area has been totally de-forested, there are far better areas of forest to walk in (try circles in the forest nearby) which are more representative of what the area was like before. The mine now looks to be heading back into ruin as an exhibit and was closed when we visited, as was the museum. All in all it... More

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england
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12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We drove via the track to get to to millwood . We found that the cafe was closed and so there was no tours of the gold mine. They could have told us that at the entrance of the park. Anyway we were there so we walked to the mine apart from machines in a cage not much to see,... More

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Colne, United Kingdom
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13 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

There is nothing sophisticated about this little cafe, its just somewhere to enjoy a good pot of tea and the largest scones in the world.

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Cape Town
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013 via mobile

We didn't go on a full tour because we didn't have time but we visited the mine and the museum. It was fascinating in a surreal kind of way. It is definitely worth a day trip if you are in the area. This ghost mine town left me with a feeling of lost, forgotten souls and intrigued me endlessly. Nearby... More

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England
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132 reviews 132 reviews
26 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Having followed a gravel road through commercial forestry, a little cafe is the end of the road. From here a guide will take you to the mine for R55 each (about £4). There is a 1km uphill walk to the mining area which might be difficult if walking is a problem. Saw some of the hole-in-the-ground diggings before reaching the... More

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

A quaint tea room, Mother Holly's, in the last original mining house with a museum of photographs, documents, maps and artifacts in quiet garden at the beginning (or end) of a wonderful easy 6 km walk along the old tracks that once were the streets of Mill Wood. Don't be put off by the remoteness or the unmade dirt road... More

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