Mount Morgan Guided Tours TMC Tours

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Discover Historic Mount Morgan and heritage gold mine, Central Queensland.

Take a fascinating journey in time into Australia's rich gold mining heritage and historic past.

Short two hour guided tours with set down points chosen for your best experience, presented by their professional guides, will leave you mystified to the importance this mine played in the development of a young nation.

View the present and discover the past with TMC Tours guided bus tour of the town and heritage gold mine plus all the Queensland Government rehabilitation and acid mine drainage and Dee River management projects. Traverse through the old township, with stop-offs at the suspension bridge and town lookout. Continue along the banks of the Dee River, then onto the mine site and through the old mine buildings, workings and up to the Open Cut viewing area.

See the towns historic sites, including swinging bridges, pubs,old churches and heritage listed buildings. View the the wonderful world of Michael Durrant's fossil displays in the old mine General Office, includes casts of the early Jurassic dinosaur footprints uncovered in the mine's fireclay caverns dug out by the early miners 100 years ago.

An exciting journey not to be missed!

Facilities

  • Car park

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

Our tours

A complete, unique, guided tour viewing the present and discovering the past. Mount Morgan township, old gold mine and Jurassic Caves.

Departing from the Mount Morgan Information Centre Railway Complex, the tour proceeds through William Street and around the Number Seven Big Dam, followed by the point stop of the recently constructed suspension Bridge.

The tour then ventures on through the town highlighting various points of interest of both historical and redeveloped buildings.

A panoramic view of the town and mine is then offered from the Arthur Timms Lookout. The tour proceeds along the banks of the Dee River then to the mine site stopping at the special viewing platform, delving through the historical aspects of the 108 years of mining.

Indicative rates

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$25 $28

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