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Mt Hay Gemstone Tourist Park

Capricorn Highway | Via Rockhampton, Wycarbah, Queensland 4702, Australia
+61 7 4934 7183
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A Great Adventure

What fun! We all ( grandparents, parents and kids) enjoyed this activity. Very excellent staff who... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Jzjsolo
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Saskatchewan, Canada
Great place to stay

Great place to stay. Nice camp site, very friendly and helpfully staff, and a great place to... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Margo B
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Capricorn Highway | Via Rockhampton, Wycarbah, Queensland 4702, Australia
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+61 7 4934 7183
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

What fun! We all ( grandparents, parents and kids) enjoyed this activity. Very excellent staff who told us much about a Thunder Eggs and the history as well as lore. It was very exciting to try to find the most eggs and to see them...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Great place to stay. Nice camp site, very friendly and helpfully staff, and a great place to fossick for thunder eggs

1  Thank Margo B
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

About 30 minutes west of Rockhampton on the Capricorn highway lies the lava deposits of many thundereggs these are located in Mt Hay Gemstone Tourist Park. We took the opportunity to do prospecting and hopefully be rewarded with a handful of gems. Having been instructed...More

Thank grafix65
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

A very interesting place with great owners who can tell you all sorts of things about thunder eggs And how exciting is it to see them cut open in front of you with every mineral and crystal pointed out and explained Best bit is when...More

2  Thank cathjl
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Here is something you don’t get to do everyday, find something 120 million years old. Well after a little sweat, dirt and a nine year old knocking a bit of skin off we found heaps of thunder eggs. That’s all the hard work done but...More

1  Thank 4kidsNorthernNsw
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great time fossicking for thunder eggs. It's really easy. You just sift through the workings and find your thunder eggs, take them to the guys who slice through them to reveal the wonders inside. We had a great time.

Thank Chris T
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

My boys loved the experience and chance to have a fossick and find a real treasure for their dad. Ken and Don are great, helpful, informative and we learnt a lot. Had no idea thundereggs existed before our visit and now we have our very...More

Thank Rosemary I
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

On the highway to Emerald old signs point the way - well worth it for the kids to fossick for thundereggs - The place has Been in the one family for along time so they know what they are doing. - Its simple you pay...More

Thank AustinVisitz
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

What a great find this was! We booked into the van park and fossicked for the afternoon finding heaps of thunder eggs! The kids were amazed when the very eggs they found were cut for them and will treasure them for years to come! Basic...More

Thank rascalflat
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We spent a couple of hours fossicking through the dirt and found some great pieces. The guys that own/run the place we're really friendly. Very relaxed environment, great for a Sunday afternoon 😊

Thank scootergirl35
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