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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please, please don't go there! Please don't waste YOUR time on this rubbish! This place never heard of a real mine or the owner never have been to one. They are BIG liers who make money on us/ tourists who think wow this is a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank jzz66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Doubt this is a mine at all - perhaps just an elaborate hole in the ground with scaffolding. The supposed jewelers didn’t do a thing in the whole time we were there. If they are jewelers, anyone could be. At the pace they “worked” the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank annechop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s been said by others, definitely a scam. The tour starts at a hole in the ground, said to be a mine. If it is, the working conditions are unacceptable. Next to this there is a pile of gravel. A seriously sick worker sieves some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Pwy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't expect to stop here but our guide pulled in on the way back fro another tour. A gentleman in shirt and tie appears out of no where and asks you to follow him. A couple of hundred yards down the road you come...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank BigBla
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Idea in the mine to no to show you the mining process but to attract you sell the Stones.. there is a showroom close to the mine.. as the guide takes you around, you may oblige to buy a stone.. Please avoid.. These stones are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

Yes we were taken to this place by our tour guide - who spent more time taking us to shops than places of interest. Anyway, I was mug enough to buy a bracelet and necklace for my wife - she wore it for three days...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank SomersetBoy
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

As we were heading to Galle for a one day trip from Bentota, our driver insisted that we visit the Moonstone Mine. We were not really interested and we honestly had a different agenda. As he kept praising it we though we have nothing to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Ha I had the same conversation with my wife, “I doubt this is a working mine but a clever production to scam tourists” Go for a laugh a seriously ridiculous sales pitch on how it’s produced and manufactured on site..the tools were all rusty and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Rustyonew
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We did a quick visit of the mine . We doubt very much if there is a mine. It was full of water and tunnels would be only accesible after pumping water out. See for yourself and think or wait 1,5hrs then the water would...More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank BinkIG
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We happened to ride by this on our bike and decided to take a look. Unlike the larger more commercial places in the towns, you actually get to see a working mine. The men there explained to us the different gemstones that were found and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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