Lost Mines-Ancient Pines
Stand among ancient streams and forests where remarkably, Huon and King Billy pines grow together, with many being over a thousand years old!
Inhale the scents of Sassafras and Leatherwood in these unique to Western Tasmania prehistoric forests.
During the 1890's the Copper mining boom ranged from alluvial to underground ore stoping.
Safely access pioneer mines, try your hand at rock chip ore sampling.
Dine in a Mine!
After samples are sorted and bottled for you to keep enjoy an authentic underground miners morning crib break.
Departs 9.30am from our home base, Queenstown's Grand talkie era Theatre - The Paragon.
Tour through South Queenstown to the early settlement of Lynchford and travel further south into the western wilds.
View relics at 1890's mine sites among the mysterious beauty of Gondwana forest.
Explore the mysterious underground Jukes Pty mine.
Mine your own glittering ore samples. You find it-You keep it!
2.5 Hrs, Moderate physical requirement, several bush steps.