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Lestok Rio Tinto Mine Site

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Address: Tom Price Visitor Centre | Pilbara Region, Tom Price, Western Australia 6751, Australia
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It was good to be able to do a mine site tour to be able to show my wife where I have worked in the past . It gave her a better perspective of how hard a environment I have worked... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 29, 2016
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Boddington, Australia
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Boddington, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

It was good to be able to do a mine site tour to be able to show my wife where I have worked in the past . It gave her a better perspective of how hard a environment I have worked in.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

We've done many mine tours over the years and this one did not disappoint. The guide was great, very informative, but also relaxed and loved a joke which was good. Plenty of photo opportunities from the bus and also during the stop at the lookout. If you've never done a mine tour before you'll love it and be amazed by... More 

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Jimboomba, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Interesting Place to visit and well conducted tour. Well organised and window in bus clean to take photo out off. Look out stop was excellent but fence to high to get photo's for short people. Very enjoyable trip.

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Franz Josef, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

I was keen to do this tour having never been on anything like it before and was not disappointed. Our tour guide was brilliant and I found myself chuckling throughout as he told stories to amuse and as well as feeling astonished at all the facts and figures he was able to relay. He was excellent at his job, with... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

One of the activities I wanted to do either in Newman or Tom Price was a mine site tour. What can I say: I was not disappointed! For a passionate engineer it is very interesting to see a fully operating mine and get an impression where all the road trains with equipment on the roads are heading to and where... More 

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Crookwell, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Recently did the bus tour with Baz our coach driver. Baz told us the history and so many facts and figures about the mine operations in Tom Price, just wish we could get a print out of what he said as too much detail to remember. Very interesting looking at the operations of the open cut mine and the processing... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

We were part of what was effectively a full bus to tour the day after a blasting had happened. So we actually saw the size and extent of a scheduled blast. The scale of the operations are vast, and the information imparted by the guide mind-blowing in terms of costs. Rio Tinto are rightly fanatic about safety, so hard hats... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Happened to do this 90 minute tour at the spur of the moment while passing through Tom Price and visiting the information centre. So we donned our hard hat and protective glasses and boarded the bus. Our driver/ guide was very informative and in true Aussie style entertaining as well. We happened to be at the mine site just when... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

Due to a car breakdown we decided to do the tour because Tom Price doesn't really has to offer something else, so we booked it the day before. We were really looking forward to the tour because its the only way to get an idea of whats going on the mine. We were a group with about 8 people but... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

I was so disappointed about this tour: The guide spoke in a strong Australian slang, so I couldn't almost understand a word. Many international tourists in the bus felt the same. We could go out of the bus only once during the tour and the guide was not motivated to give additional explanations about what we see there. He complained... More 

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