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Eagle and High Peak Mine

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Address: End of C St, Julian, CA 92036
Phone Number: +1 760-765-0036
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Supposed to be a one hour tour... it lasted like 2 1/2 hours! Well well worth the money. But really too long. The guide was family and knew everything and wanted to tell you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Supposed to be a one hour tour... it lasted like 2 1/2 hours! Well well worth the money. But really too long. The guide was family and knew everything and wanted to tell you EVERYTHING!

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Lakeside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a superb tour . Our guide was thorough and made time for questions and time for the little people and older folks to catch up and do the stairway. It may have been longer than scheduled but so worthwhile. Keep this new guy on.

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Fallbrook, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gone to Julian many times, but first time for this tour. It is fascinating. A real part of the local history. Good deal at ten dollars.

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Thank Dave V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing experience! We went into a real mine, with the guide telling some really interesting facts. He was rally funny and the customer service was brilliant! Definitely something I would recommend everybody to see, to understand the real gold rush in CA.

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Kemnath, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I (Late 20's/early 30's) thoroughly enjoyed this. We are San Diego Natives and we had a really good time learning about the mine and the history. The walk through was fun, however the ladder is a bitfrightening for me as I don't like any ladders, especially not in a dark tunnel. That aside, it was a great... More 

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El Centro CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Very interesting tour. Good old boys running the place. You have to do some ducking and stooped walking in the mine, but I made I.

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Bakersfield, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

The guide mumbled so could not understand most of what he said. They kept adding people to the tour after it started and ending up being too many people to see or hear what he was talking about. Not told there was a large, steep ladder you had to climb. I am disabled and could barely make it to the... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Toured the mine with my husband during a visit to Julian. Had a character of a tour guide who was funny and informative. For $10, the tour takes you about 400 feet below ground, temperature was so good after walking all day in the hot sun. Walking shoes are definitely needed. Afterwards, you get to pan for gold, but you... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is an interesting tour for $10. It doesn't last long, maybe 15 minutes but I felt it was worth seeing. They don't have the most organized system but it seems to work for them. Wear good shoes for walking on uneven surface as there is a railcar rail down the middle of the tunnels. Also a steep ladder/stair about... More 

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so cal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. Super cool to walk way back inside of the mountain. Bring your walking shoes though.

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