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Peak Hill Open Cut Experience

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Open Cut Gold Mine

The Gold Mine was very interesting, lovely to get our of the car and stretch our legs on the nature... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GrannyYvonne
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Pakenham, Australia
Walking paths around the open cut mine

On the road between Dubbo and Parkes is a town called Peak Hill. The open cut experience is sign... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
s4ndo
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Gold Mine was very interesting, lovely to get our of the car and stretch our legs on the nature walk around the open cut.

Thank GrannyYvonne
Reviewed 13 August 2018

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

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Great explanations and informative signs about the mining history. However... 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

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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

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

Thank s4ndo
Reviewed 12 June 2018

A small open cut gold mine.. Nice views and easy enough walk.. Some interesting facts around the place..

Thank Colleen S
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

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.

Thank Robyn K
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Interesting worth a look as it is free entry and a short walk from the town centre.wear good shoes and it has a few steep walking sections

Thank John G
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the scenery and exploring the history of this site, would recommend a visit if in the area.

Thank FreeTooRun
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