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Kimberley's Underground Mining Railway

#111 Gerry Sorenson Way, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 2Y5, Canada
+1 250-427-0022
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Train ride through the mine

Very interesting place to visit. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. Really enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2017
Kari H
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Leduc
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Great look back in history

This was a great informative mine tour. My grandfather was a geologist for this mine so it was... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Mary G
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Visit us and ride the rails through the beautiful Mark Creek valley as you listen to the history of Kimberley and the Sullivan Mine. Experience life as a miner at the Underground Interpretive Centre. Participate in our mining show and be exposed to working mine equipment. Enjoy spectacular scenery and the occasional wild life as you travel to the Kimberley Alpine Resort. After a brief stop at the Resort Station you can learn more about Kimberley as you continue back to the Downtown Station.
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#111 Gerry Sorenson Way, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 2Y5, Canada
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place to visit. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. Really enjoyed the experience. I would recommend to anyone who enjoys history and museums.

Thank Kari H
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This was a great informative mine tour. My grandfather was a geologist for this mine so it was extremely interesting to see how things worked. Well worth the trip!

1  Thank Mary G
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Kimberley's Underground Railroad is amazing! The realistic (and current) experience of riding the rails into the now-closed Sullivan Mine is educational, informative and entertaining. Having no experience with mining prior to moving to Kimberley, I think the Underground Railroad is a must-see for Kimberley residents...More

Thank Cyndy_Moore
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This is a wonderful tour! It's very interesting to know the history of Kimberley, with regards to the mine and how it operated. Being able to ride on one of the cars that actually transported workers to and from the mine is very cool! The...More

Thank trekker8417
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This is the second mine tour we've gone on on this road trip and it didn't disappoint. Aside from being very interesting and not short at all (1 hour 45 min), it was given by former miners and staff at the mine prior to its...More

Thank Oracai
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I went spur of the moment. We got in on the last tour of the day. The ladies at the ticket counter were super friendly and helpful. Once we got our tickets she let us know that the outside buildings were open...More

Thank ilkb
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Just happened to stop by this attraction and was lucky the train was leaving in 5 min! Excellent tour. Very informative. Bill Roberts the tour guide was the best tour guide I have ever had on any excursion! The train ride is fun and you...More

Thank Tyler G
Reviewed 25 August 2016

There is great value in this tour. This was an outstanding tour into the history of mining and was fabulously presented by retired miner Bill Roberts. Highly recommend taking the time to take in this tour if your in the area.

1  Thank dctlc
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Excellent visit involving a train ride along the mine rail tracks through the countryside and right into the mine itself. Our guide was an ex-miner who's presented the tour with expert knowledge and great enthusiasm. The tour lasted about 1.5 hours and was well worth...More

Thank BronteTripper
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Good little tour to learn about Sullivan mine. Train ride was nice and the guide inside the mine was very knowledgeable and gave a good demonstration of a few things.

Thank Julie R
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Curtis V
17 April 2017|
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Response from Kari H | Reviewed this property |
yes there are bathrooms at the main station and some at the big brick building as well.
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Michael H
20 July 2016|
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Response from tasmanian5600 | Reviewed this property |
About 1- 1.5 hours.
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yyc8971
11 May 2015|
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Response from Sharon H | Property representative |
The mining tour, at 11:00, 1:00 and 3:00, takes about an hour and 45 minutes: the Resort express, which runs Saturday, Sunday and holiday Mondays is about an hour train ride.
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