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There are different routes identified for different vehicles on this tour. ATV, Cars, 4WD. You drive from one point to the next. We were told that we could probably make it to point number five but it was too much for our Prius. The grade...More
Wonderful Tour laid out over the entire mining area. Be sure to hike around the area of each stop. You will find many small mines and remnants of houses and life at the turn of the 20th century.
You will need a high clearance vehicle...More
We have a large four-wheel drive truck and decided to do the mine tour and stay on road rated as good for mall type vehicles. We turned around after making it to the 4th stop on the tour as the road was rapidly deteriorating and...More
It's a self guided tour but interesting with standing buildings. The roads are rough and we used 4WD. There was still some snow on her sections of the road in May. Be careful around buildings and mine shafts.
A great way to spend the day however I would recommend 4 wheeler's or off road vehicles. This is a self guided tour and you can pick up the map at the local market. You will climb into the mountains and have a beautiful view...More
Went to this amazing ATV event for the first time and the little town is charming with steep roots in the mining history of the region. The self guided ATV tour can be managed using most vehicles as well and worth the effort!
Great riding at your own pace. Very interesting. I love history stuff and my husband love mining so was a win win. Lots of information about each site a couple even have picnic tables. I recommend taking a lunch the ride takes about 6 hours...More
I love history. I love ATV's and I love touring stuff at my own pace. The Mackey Mine tour is right up my alley. In a world of "Private Property" signs the tour is such a refreshing change. Well done, City of Mackay and thank...More
Went on the mine tour in my side by side during the Rally in the Pines.
Lots of history on the mountains west of Mackay.
Tour is self guided and has interesting information at ther points of interest along the route. Beautiful scenery and great...More
This historical tour is self guided and not always well marked. Once you find the main entrance the marking get better. There is a lot to see and many various trails to wander down. Old buildings, camps, equipment and mine entrances are all over, and...More