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Millwood Goldmine Tours

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Address: Jubilee Creek, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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+27 44 382 5510

South Africa's first ever goldmine - drive through our beautiful forests...

South Africa's first ever goldmine - drive through our beautiful forests & enjoy a mine tour, a delicious light lunch & freshly baked scones & tea, also visit our interesting museum. Experience a piece of history the fun way.

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visit to minefields

We were disappointed as when we entered the park told Mother Huff Cap and museum was now closed and we could only visit Jubilee creek which was as idyllic as ever. Suggest... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
henley in arden
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henley in arden
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105 reviews
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

We were disappointed as when we entered the park told Mother Huff Cap and museum was now closed and we could only visit Jubilee creek which was as idyllic as ever. Suggest visitors check as quite expensive for international visitors and Gold Fields apparently now closed

2 Thank michaeldufty
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42 reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Ok, firstly let me say I can't comment on the mine walk because it didn't happen. The two star review reflects more all the things that didn't happen, so if you go and you do do all those things you may rate this better than I. We had spent the past 2 days doing attraction type things and wanted to... More 

1 Thank Timothy John D
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous pie, lovely surroundings. Don't be in a rush though. Everything was fresh and the pie was very yummy

Thank Kirsten W
Knysna, South Africa
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

We travelled through the beautiful Knysna forest expecting a visit to Millwood Goldmine with coffee and a light lunch at the cafe BUT all was closed on this lovely Sunday due to Totties restaurant in Rheenandahl needing the staff! Please please Totties place a board at the SANPARKS entrance informing visitors that you are open or closed that day. It... More 

2 Thank Gma14
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

What a great tour with our guide, Andrew. Please be aware though the the tour starts 9km inside the National Park- pay for park entry then drive 9km on unmade roads. Andrew knows so much about the forest and the gold mining and loves to share his knowledge with visitors. We were so pleased that we took the tour as... More 

Thank Chrissy N
Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Knowing about the goldmine tours, it took a bit of phoning around to track down the person doing them. We managed to get hold of Andrew, the guide, who was absolutely brilliant! He was as keen as they come, and absolutely loves what he's doing. This made for a really interesting morning being told about the history of the area,... More 

1 Thank FrenchmanZA
Knysna, South Africa
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60 reviews
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Reviewed 24 December 2015

Our enthusiastic and informative guide, Andrew, made this experience for me. His depth of knowledge of the area and its history clearly came over, along with his love of the beautiful scenery surrounding Millwood. I was initially somewhat dubious about actually going in the mines, but was reassured there were no tight squeezes or very low roofs, and so it... More 

Thank Trish C
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2015

This was so interesting. To actually enter a mine and hear all the history. Simply amazing. Garth was a wonderful tour guide, driving us there and telling us everything. Remember to take shoes that can get wet and don't be afraid of the dark :)

3 Thank Anneke_botha
Knysna, South Africa
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88 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Excellent venison pie at Molly's Tea Garden, which is part of the small Millwood museum. With your own pot of coffee and attentive service, it makes a worthwhile stop. Particularly after a short, demanding walk along the circle route in the forest at Bibby's Hoek. A fair amount of mud under the ancient canopy, with lichen, creating intriguing spots of... More 

1 Thank Jandreart
Bloemfontein, South Africa
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60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We could not tour the mines for some reason. Long Drive up for nothing. Took a detour on our way down and drove some forest roads that made it worthwhile.

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