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“make sure you come when the Underground Mining Railway is running” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kimberley's Underground Mining Railway

Kimberley's Underground Mining Railway
#111 Gerry Sorenson Way | P.O. Box 94, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 2Y5, Canada
250427-0022
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Ranked #2 of 13 attractions in Kimberley
Type: Scenic Railroads
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Owner description: Visit us and ride the rails through the beautiful Mark Creek valley as you listen to the history of Kimberley and the Sullivan Mine. Experience life as a miner at the Underground Interpretive Centre. Participate in our mining show and be exposed to working mine equipment. Enjoy spectacular scenery and the occasional wild life as you travel to the Kimberley Alpine Resort. After a brief stop at the Resort Station you can learn more about Kimberley as you continue back to the Downtown Station.
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“make sure you come when the Underground Mining Railway is running”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

You wont believe how much fun this train is! We even got to take the dog with us and she loved the ride too. The ride takes right into the old mine where to get to see how hard life was for the miners. The guides used to work there so you are getting first hand knowledge delivered in a very interesting format. Great for all ages. Excellent value and the staff are all so friendly and helpful. One not to be missed!

Visited May 2013
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Ottawa, Canada
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“Terrific Surprise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We checked out the Railway based on a family recommendation. We weren't sure what to expect and were pleasantly surprised. The attraction is operated by people who are passionate about the history of the area and its mining heritage. A lot of time, effort and money has gone into making the tour and ride highly informative and entertaining. There is lots to see so bring your camera, and make sure you dress appropriately - it gets cool in the mine. If you don't like dogs make sure you don't sit at the front (don't be worried though, he is friendly and a great tour guide assistant!)
PS We thoroughly enjoyed the accordion show at the platform!

Visited September 2013
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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“Outstanding little train!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Over the years we have made a point of riding the various re-incarnations of the little train, and the group that maintain and operate this have done an amazing job at value added experience for the trip! Lots to see, lots to learn.......the history of mining in this country is really something, and BC had some amazingly deep and challenging hard rock mines.

Visited July 2013
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Merritt, Canada
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“Fun for the whole family and pets too!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We were really keen to go on this train but couldn't figure out what to do with our 2 dogs while we were gone for 2 hours on a hot summer day - but not a problem! The staff cheerfully assured us that our dogs were more than welcome on leash and even offered a treat for the pooches. Really interesting tour and the volunteers were absolutely wonderful!

Visited August 2013
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“Fun and informative”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

Fun and informative, good for kids to. Very informative. Really explains why Kimberley exists.aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaassssaaaawwwwesome

Visited August 2013
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