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Montreal Goldfield

Wallaga Lake Road, Bermagui, New South Wales 2546, Australia
+61 2 6493 3054
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Gold rush

What a great experience with a knowledgable guide. It was very interesting to learn about the gold... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2017
666Neil88
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Drysdale, Australia
This is a must see attraction

The goldfield trust has done a superb job in giving the public access to this historic site. Our... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2017
Rg200
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  • Average8%
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Wallaga Lake Road, Bermagui, New South Wales 2546, Australia
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Reviewed May 2, 2017

What a great experience with a knowledgable guide. It was very interesting to learn about the gold mining. Totally different to any other gold field I have been to. Thanks Kerrie (our guide).

Thank 666Neil88
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

The goldfield trust has done a superb job in giving the public access to this historic site. Our guide Peter was a fount of info in showing us the many shafts and relics of the 1880s gold rush In Bermagui.

2  Thank Rg200
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Next door to Wallaga lake caravan park is this fascinating tour around an alluvial gold field .Our guide Bill was very informative about the area and the early history of the area .

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

Every day at 2pm a local volunteer will take you through the coastal goldfields near Wallaga Lake. Remnant shafts are everywhere and the volunteer we had was full of knowledge and enthusiastic about preserving the site's significance. Two hours went quickly with lots of historic...More

Thank jewels854
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

John was a wealth of information. This is a great tour for all ages set in a beautiful bush setting.

Thank Leanne B
Reviewed June 27, 2016

There is a centre for viewing the history of the goldfields. You walk through the bushland to see remnants from old goldmines.

2  Thank Rosanne694
Reviewed May 17, 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed the outdoor experience of exploring these ancient goldfields. A highlight was gaining knowledge of the history of the area from our guide who is a long term local. Thank you very much to the volunteers who run this tour, they should be...More

1  Thank Cora Z
BermaguiVIC, Public Relations Manager at Montreal Goldfield, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2016

On behalf of the Montreal Goldfield team, thank you for your lovely review. The Goldfield guides enjoy the Montreal story and its significance to our region.

Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Excellent tour professionally conducted by Judi a published historian who has an extensive knowledge of the goldfield and local area. Highly recommended for history buffs and families as Judi engages all including children.

1  Thank Juliepolities
BermaguiVIC, Public Relations Manager at Montreal Goldfield, responded to this reviewResponded February 29, 2016

Thanks for your comments. It makes us feel we are achieving our aim of preserving Australian history in a meaningful way.

Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Thanks guys. The pace of the walkabout and the amount of talking and showing by the guides was first rate. Thanks guys for keeping this open and letting the rest of the world know the origins of bermagui and surrounds

Thank bicko2
BermaguiVIC, Public Relations Manager at Montreal Goldfield, responded to this reviewResponded February 29, 2016

Thank you for your comments. We feel our project is worthwhile and we are delighted that you do too.

Reviewed January 18, 2016

Fantastic tour... the local (volunteer) guides were clearly passionate about the subject and sharing their wealth of knowledge and experience. Was amazing to see so many well-preserved gold mines in a relatively small areas. Well worth doing this tour. (We had two youngish kids -...More

1  Thank oliverd
BermaguiVIC, Public Relations Manager at Montreal Goldfield, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2016

Thank you for your lovely comments. The tour guides enjoy what we do and your enthusiasm makes a tour special for us too.

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