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Peak Hill Open Cut Experience

Frazer Street, Peak Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Interesting and free

We stumbled upon the mine as we took a drive around town. Amazing to think it's FREE. A few mine... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
justjans
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Traralgon, Australia
Great view

This is a good walk and great view and free which is unusual for most tourist attractions. Close to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
chrissieMelbourne
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melbourne
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Frazer Street, Peak Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled upon the mine as we took a drive around town. Amazing to think it's FREE. A few mine relics, a lookout over the biggest mine, an easy 50 minute walk around the rim and to view the other smaller open cuts, clean toilets...More

Thank justjans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good walk and great view and free which is unusual for most tourist attractions. Close to town but a steep climb for the elderly.

Thank chrissieMelbourne
Reviewed 12 June 2017

If you travelling through Peak Hill take half hour to visit this old mine. Easy walk around perimeter, if you don't want to walk there is a view point close to car park

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We visited here while travelling through to Parkes. The site is easily accessible and has a lookout metres from the car park where you get a great view of the open cut. There are lots of information boards to learn about the history of the...More

Thank Brenda G
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

You don't have to walk far into the potentially snake infested area to see the open cut gold mine and its inky black water 200 feet down. I was grateful that the viewing platform was such a short walk because it was a really hot...More

Thank HeatherSW
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The Peak Hill Open Cut Mine is only a few minutes’ walk from town. There are five self-guided walking discovery trails with seven points of interest, that will lead you around the disused mine and also the historic workings. There is an observation platform where...More

2  Thank 1TraveltheWorld
Reviewed 29 September 2016

A simple attraction, thoroughly interesting left in it's former state. The mine is easily viewed from the walking track which is also sign posted with historical information. A good drop in spot while out driving.

Thank Woodgee3
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We spent about an hour walking around the rim of the mine ad found it very interesting. It is possible to have a guided tour although we didn't take the option.

Thank John W
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We stumbled on this while driving through the area, and what a find. We had seen plenty of large mines while travelling through Australia, but this was the only one we had seen close up to show our children and explain mining in detail. We...More

1  Thank familyoffiveonhols
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Well worth the stop on way from Dubbo to Parkes. The views are impressive. A good learning experience for kids.

Thank burty6868
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