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Burra Passport Tour

Burra Visitor Centre, Burra, South Australia 2004, Australia
+61 8 8892 2154
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The key to the city

Picking up the key from the info centre and then at your own pace visiting all the historical sites... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Broome, Australia
Highly recommended.

I cannot recommend the Burra Passport Tour highly enough. This tour allows you visit a number of... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Graeme T
Fremantle, Australia
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Unlock the secrets of Burra's heritage with our unique Passport Key. Burra’s unique Heritage Passport allows the visitor access to nine locked sites, including the Monster Mine area, Redruth Gaol, the underground Unicorn Brewery cellars and the Dugouts. Free entry to Burra’s Museums during their opening hours is now included with the cost of the passport! A comprehensive guide book details 49 historic sites over an 11 km driving trail. We've recently created an exciting digital experience to accompany the Burra Heritage Passport. Enquire at the Visitor Centre. The Passport is great value for money, with discounts given for concession card holders, seniors and National Trust members. School age children (with parents) are FREE! Available seven days a week from the Burra and Goyder Visitor Information Centre.
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Burra Visitor Centre, Burra, South Australia 2004, Australia
+61 8 8892 2154
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Picking up the key from the info centre and then at your own pace visiting all the historical sites around the town was brilliant. A must do for all ages. Will highly recommend to others.

Thank StueyandBev
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I cannot recommend the Burra Passport Tour highly enough. This tour allows you visit a number of historical sites at your own pace. As part of the tour you receive a booklet giving a brief history of the various sites as well as a key...More

1  Thank Graeme T
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This is a must in my book. Fantastic way to see all of Burra. Paying for the key at the information centre was easy. Then its up to you what you see. The key gets into places others cant go, like Burra mines site, police...More

Thank Tamara C
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This is amazing Australian history from the 1860's of the copper mining town of Burra. We spent 4 hours exploring all the old sites which included old mine sites old goals old cottages some of which are occupied and old brewery storage. We were given...More

Thank Julia S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We visited on the 7th of August 2017 Could not recommend the Passport Tour enough! An excellent few days! Picked up the Passport Key from the Burra Information Centre. they were delightful, answered every question we had, right down to "Hotel's in Kangaroo Island?'. The...More

1  Thank tazzy19
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

It was very well organised and I spent 4 hours going around and looking at the historical places and buildings. There is so much to learn. A must.

1  Thank Judi R
Reviewed 26 July 2017

You need to pay & collect keys from the information office in Burra. It costs $30 per person. Most of the sites can be seen at your leisure but there are 2 museums which having short opening times to I would recommend that you plan...More

3  Thank Dazza857
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This system allows you to see lots of historic sites at your own pace. Most of the interpretation is very good. The local National Trust group have put a lot of effort into saving the history and heritage of the town for future generations to...More

1  Thank HappyTraveller474
Reviewed 16 June 2017

My husband & I spent a few hours doing the tour, no doubt you could do a lot more but our favourites were the underground brewery and the Redruth Gaol. That being said, we enjoyed everything we saw & had a lovely day in Burra....More

2  Thank paristime
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

My family decided to get a key to visit the sites around Burra. Most places you could get away without one, however the police lockup and Redruth Gaol were definitely worth the purchase. Fun way for the kids to learn about local history.

1  Thank DaiTan64
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Jenny B
15 September 2016|
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Response from Vicky N Alan M | Reviewed this property |
yes the information center is open on sundays from 10 am
1 September 2016|
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Response from Vicky N Alan M | Reviewed this property |
The passport tour is $30 an adult and you get a key which opens buildings you have to pay a $50 deposit for key and that is refunded on return of key
Rod J H
16 October 2015|
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Response from Amanda L | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you contact the visitor information centre because they can probably answer the questions re transportation. I wouldn't think you can collect ore, but they might be able to answer that as well. The Black... More