Walhalla Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine
Walhalla Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine
Walhalla Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine
Walhalla Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine
Walhalla Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine
Walhalla Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine
Walhalla Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine
Walhalla Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine

Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine

Tour operated by: Walhalla Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine

Address: Main Road, Walhalla, Victoria 3825

Phone: 03 5165 6259  

Email: info@walhallaboard.org.au
Web: walhallaboard.org.au/index.php/gold-mine

The Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine is open for everyone to come and learn about the past history in Walhalla. Walhalla is an original living historic gold mining town.

Over the Walhalla Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine's 40 year history, it produced 440,312 troy ounces of gold or 13,695 kilograms.

Tour pricing information (GST included)

TypeValid fromValid toPrice from($)Price to($)

Adult

01/02/1430/07/15$19.50$19.50

Family

Ticket is for two adults and up to four children.

01/02/1430/07/15$49.50$49.50

Child or Concession

Children have to be 15 years old and under, or please provide proof of concession.

01/02/1430/07/15$13.50$13.50

Payment methods accepted

Cash Only  Cheque  EFTPOS  MasterCard  VISA Card 

Days of operation

Weekend and Public Holiday tour operation times, starting at 12.00pm, 1.30pm and 3.00pm.

Departure details: 01/02/14 - 01/08/15

Midweek tour operation times

Departure details: 01/02/14 - 31/07/15

Sat/Sun: 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Tour starting location

Walhalla Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine

Mode of transport

  • Walk

Activities

  • Lessons/tutorials

Experiences

  • Walking

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Guide

Disabled access

The Walhalla Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine is wheelchair and stroller friendly. Please contact for further details.

Languages

  • English

The Walhalla Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine is located in the original living historic gold mining town of Walhalla.

Created by the discovery of gold in 1862, The Walhalla Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine commenced operation in 1865 by the original Hercules Gold Mining Company, working their way to Cohen's reef. When the company did not find enough payable gold, the mine was sold to The Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mining Company No Liability in 1871.

Over the Walhalla Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine's 40 year history, it produced 440,312 troy ounces of gold or 13,695kg. Being the top producing gold mine for six of those years. During that time the population was over 4,800 people at Walhalla's peak. There are now less than 25 permanent residents living in Walhalla and the nearby surrounding area.

The Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine is open everyday, so come and learn about the past history in Walhalla. Please wear suitable footwear when going underground please. School groups along with other community groups are most welcome to share this wonderful experience.

There is the small blacksmith's shop and free museum with tickets, souvenirs, and drinks available from the office. Tours do operate on total fire ban days, but not if declared code red fire alert day.

The Walhalla Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine is wheelchair and stroller friendly and toilets are available.

How to get here

Gippsland

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