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Underground tour

We arrived early and the 2 gentlemen’s at the tea room told us the history behind some of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathleen D
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Adelaide, Australia
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We did surface tour and underground mine tour - what an eye opener! A real insight into what... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HOLI21
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We found out that there is nothing to see unless you go on a tour, so check before you go on a long corrugated unsealed drive when they have them before going there.More

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Bethnal58, Owner at Day Dream Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

There must have been a misunderstanding as I’m not sure what is meant by nothing to see When you drive in you have passed the original smelter built in 1884 and ruins of township which use to have around 500 people living there and in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived early and the 2 gentlemen’s at the tea room told us the history behind some of the photos and artefacts that dot the room. Our tour began above ground and then with our hard hats firmly on we proceeded down the steep steps...More

1  Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did surface tour and underground mine tour - what an eye opener! A real insight into what pioneers went through to make some money. Our guides were informative and interesting. so much history here. Underground tour amazing - not for the claustrophobic or people...More

Thank HOLI21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wouldn't bother driving the 20 minutes on the dirt road to visit this place. We were really excited about visiting this historic mine and read the sign which said tours ran until 2pm in school holidays. As it was the last weekend of the...More

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Bethnal58, Owner at Day Dream Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so sorry this turned out so wrong we had informed the tourist centre that as from Saturday there would only be 2 tours I rang everyone on the Friday as usually we only do all day tours up until the Friday There wasn’t...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lifestyle shock. The lengths pioneers went to, to make a living. Unbelievable. Very informative and well worth the trip. Steeped in history.

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the surface tour only at a cost of $8 per adult. Worth every cent. The tour guide was so colourful and informative. I would’ve paid heaps more just to listen to him and his stories.

Thank Karen A
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

The mine tour is a very different way to spend a morning but we found it very informative and enjoyable. Traversing the mine is reasonably physically demanding so avoid it if you’re not pretty fit and agile. We learnt a lot about about mining in...More

Thank RichardMeg
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

A great opportunity to step back in time and experience the hardships of 19th century mining. Primary aged children easily managed underground mine tour, more of a challenge for us taller folk. Knowledgable, friendly staff. P.S. The scones are well worth ordering.

1  Thank Luke K
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Informative tour. Quite exciting walking through narrow tunnels, and seeing the even more narrow places that miners went. Guide was able to answer questions well. Children enjoyed it too - keep them close as it can be a little scary in the tight places with...More

1  Thank RobYoungAust
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

We loved the immersive experience of visiting Silverton Day Dream mine. The trip out is part of it - the red sand, salt bush, mulga, plentiful emus and kangaroos. Then the rocks rocks rocks rocks rocks! And the big blue sky, tin in all its...More

Thank Melinda B
Bethnal58, Owner at Day Dream Mine, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Hi So glad you enjoyed your visit to the Daydream Yes that’s one thing we have lots of is rocks rocks and more rocks Thanks

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scottyo34
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Response from Andrea C | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so. It is quite narrow and dark going down but then it opens up. I know children are $12. Hope this helps.
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