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Mount Morgan Goldmine

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Address: The Mine | Mount Morgan, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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+61 7 4938 1823

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TMC Tours

A tour of the town took me to the Goldmine with a local. Even just to go to the look outs and have a look at the mine is beautiful as the sun goes down

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 December 2016
Joanne E
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

A tour of the town took me to the Goldmine with a local. Even just to go to the look outs and have a look at the mine is beautiful as the sun goes down

Thank Joanne E
Rockhampton, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Very interesting experience. Tour Guide was very informative and friendly. The trip was well organized and was great for our visitors from Victoria to see and hear the history of this town and the mining situation as it was in the past!

1 Thank Pat K
Townsville, Australia
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34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

My grandparents lived here while I was younger, so we decided to head back and have a look at what is on offer. The train ride and mine tours were an absolute highlight, and seeing dinosaur footprints with out own eyes was something to behold! The dam was a beautiful place to visit for the day, with BBQ areas and... More 

1 Thank taylorashton
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42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

If you've been on the road a while then you have probably seen this sort of attraction a few times already but what makes this a bit of a standout is the location and the way the town has responded to no-mine. It is quaint, picturesqeue, lovely scenery and has a very nice bakery. The drive to and from is... More 

1 Thank Mike K
Gympie Region, Australia
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37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Did a private tour with a group. Very interesting to learn about the area. Some of the buildings are great to photograph. Nice views from the top of the unused dam.

Thank Noelene61
Moore Park Beach, Australia
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133 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Worked at MM for some years. There's so much history, over 100 years. I think it's still the largest man made open cut in the Southern Hemisphere. Also the richest gold mine in the world, profits started many other well known companies. Very likely it will reopen by the end of 2016. It was the life blood of the region... More 

Thank Ray K
Rockhampton, Australia
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Really great tour. The historical administration building was the highlight for us. The fossil museum hiding inside was such a surprise bonus - some amazing and special fossils from all over the world hiding there! The tour around the Mt Morgan streets to see the historic buildings and hear about the history of the town was also very interesting. It... More 

1 Thank Rockylocals
Perth, Australia
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159 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

There is not such a lot close to Rockhampton unless heading to the coast so the thought of checking out a bit of early and ongoing history was appealing. It also meant going for a drive in a part of the country not seen before. John and his lovely daughter met us at the Tourist Information Centre at 10:30 on... More 

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Gladstone, Queensland, Australia
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

What a fantastic adventure, this is so,so interesting. Do yourself a favour and catch a tour of the Mt. Morgan mine. Terrific experience.

1 Thank John L
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26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

Excellent tour Tour guide extremely knowledgeable. A little injection of money would make a vast improvement.

1 Thank Nicola M

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