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 50 year history, it produced 440,312 troy ounces of gold or 13,695 kilograms.
Tours are every day at 1:30pm. On school holidays, tours run at 12:00pm, 1:30pm and 3:00pm. Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour starts.
$20 for one adult, $50 for one family of two adults including four children of school age.
|$20.00 - $50.00|
Children / concession
You will be taken underground by a trained tour guide who will talk of its history. The tour should take 45 to 50 minutes.
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The mine is located in the north end of this Famous Victorian, living historic Gold mining town of Walhalla.
This 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 50 year history, it produced 440,312 troy ounces of gold or 13,695 kilograms. Being the top producing gold mine for six of those years. During that time the population was over 4,800 people.
There are now less than 25 permanent residents living in Walhalla.
Tours operate total fire ban days, but not declared code red fire alert days.
The Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine tour goes for approx. 45-50 minutes, it is wheelchair and stroller friendly, with a free museum and blacksmiths shed. There is a small gift shop and toilets are available.
Visitors are required to wear suitable footwear when going underground.
Tours are everday at 1:30pm. On school holidays, tours run at 12:00pm, 1:30pm and 3:00pm. Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour starts.
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