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Really great tour - give yourself enough time to get there / call ahead

Hi we took this tour based on the comments on Trip Advisor. So many prior reviews were helpful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Step Down in Time

This is such a quirky must do adventure whilst in the Broken Hill region. It's a genuine tourist... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2018
Roxby Downs, Australia
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Silverton, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi we took this tour based on the comments on Trip Advisor. So many prior reviews were helpful, especially the bad ones (!) Because of them we called ahead to make sure we understood the opening hours / tour times, check the expected time to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Signs on road say Open, someone before us went down the road and came back stating the next gate was locked. Was really keen to see but was definitely closed!More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank marcus7241
Bethnal58, Owner at Day Dream Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sorry as there are signs just as you turn onto our road stating times of our tours and 2 more at each gate The only sign that says open was the Road & Maritime sign stating that the road is OPEN not that the mine...More

Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

This is such a quirky must do adventure whilst in the Broken Hill region. It's a genuine tourist experience that is well worth the entrance fee and leaves you with the utmost respect for the Cornish miners that toiled the granite rock in search of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank ShovelandGumby
Bethnal58, Owner at Day Dream Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great to hear you rearly enjoyed your tour The old Cornish miners certainly had it rough It’s our privilege to share their life

Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

A mine tour giving you the information and experience to gain insight in to the harshness of mining in the early 1900s. Informative -safe- steep downward walk. You can get tea coffee and the best scones ever - the drive in off the Silverton road...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank lindyharkness
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Group of like-minded photographers taken on tour by Jason our guide, underground and around the mine. We arrived in time for first tour so not as crowded as the next group. Ross gave us the time to take loads of photos and we went down...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Victoria P
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Join Day dream mine tour twice a day at 10.00 and 11.30am. Make sure you'll be on time because it takes 30-40 mins to drive from Silverton road to the mine. If the road is wet and muddy because of hard rain, mine is possible...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Chakess
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Go to this place early in the morning as a first stop on your way to the township of Silverton. You will travel on a gravel road through two gates on your way to the mine site. Take a tour it's not to costly and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Graham J
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We went to Silverton for a sight seeing day. Very disappointing The day dream mine had open signs as we tracked down the hazardous dirt road. Thankfully 2 nice men stopped us and let us know the mine was closed. Very disappointedMore

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Sillybuggers2
Bethnal58, Owner at Day Dream Mine, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Sad to hear you thought Silverton was disappointing as it’s a very unique historic town The sign you seen to say the Daydream was open is the sign to say the road is open that the RMS have there so when it rains and the...More

Reviewed October 16, 2018

On the way back to Broken Hill from Silverton, we took the turn off to this mine. Well worth while but not for those who don't like confined areas. Run by a husband and wife team, it gives you an insight to the very difficult...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank peter G
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Went on a tour of this mine with three friends. Very well run and very safety conscious tour guide. Very interesting and informative experience. A bit hard on the old back if you are tall having to bend down getting in and out of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter C
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Response from Bethnal58 | Property representative |
Minimum age is 6 months but the children have wear a helmet