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I was quite looking forward to this but found it overall pretty ordinary. There is one spectacular lookout right at the start near the carpark, which was definitely worth seeing. As we walked on, however, the various lookouts were kept back from the edge (I'm...More
Self guided tour following paths around the old mine areas with a few deep pits and viewing bays.
We didn't have access to a detailed map, but a photo of the one at the entrance helped enough to avoid getting lost on some of the...More
Great explanations and informative signs about the mining history.
Walking grade wasn’t explained (just an icon - later we found it’s a State standard)
Poorly signposted. Three of four family members managed to get off the trail or lost (kids took map and fortunately...More
On the road between Dubbo and Parkes is a town called Peak Hill. The open cut experience is sign posted off the main highway and is only a short distance. There are colour coded different length walks. To me the most impressive mine is the...More
We visited the mine site as part of our Knaus Motorhome group whilst staying at the Double D caravan park in Bogan St. Our tour guide, John was excellent Ashe had a good knowledge of the local area having been a local since 1974. Watching...More
Only a short distance out of town. Well worth going to have a look. Well maintained and interesting interpretive signs showing the history of this smalltown in the gold rush days and in more recent times.