This is a once in a lifetime not to be missed. We were on an amazing luxury cruise and now that we're home all we talk about is our day at the coal mine!! Not quite, but really this experience was profound.
We took the city transit bus from Sydney (takes 50min) which gave us a little tour of the surrounding area as well.
The tour is well described on this site. If you have back problems - beware. It is a long tour to be hunched over. DO take the walking stick that is offered. I would not recommend for small children.
Many thanks to all who posted here previously. I would not have thought to take this tour if not for your high recommendations.
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