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Joadja Creek Heritage Tours 1760 Joadja Rd, Joadja Creek, New South Wales 2575, Australia
+61 2 4878 5129
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was blown away by the tour at Joadja Creek! While it was a cold and wet day (and the people movers are open to the elements, except for the top), everyone was captivated. Extremely knowledgeable guide who passed on lots of facts and figures...More

Thank UmiEdgar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic peaceful place to visit. Beautiful surroundings, lots of history and a great informative tour guide. The transport is fun (on a people mover, for great views and fresh air ;-) ). Perfect for a family outing or to bring the 'rels' from overseas. Oh,...More

Thank coby1956
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

This place is incredible and the current owners (who also act as tour guide) have done a remarkable job despite large amounts of bureaucratic red tape! Working in the heritage industry I fully u understand what they have to put up with and due to...More

Thank Bell_Bob
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Joadja is an amazing site located a short drive from Mittagong, that holds a story that we've never heard before. Val, our tour guide has so much knowledge that he continued for nearly two hours providing a fantastic account of the Joadja mining of shale...More

Thank Obanini1
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We attended with a club group by bus. We spent an informative and enjoyable 3+ hours touring the15 of the 40+ sites via trolley people carriers. Val, the owner and tour guide, provided a detailed historical evolution commentary of each site and the property overall....More

Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I have been trying to do this tour for ages but it is only on a few times a year - but it was worth the wait! As I had not been to Joadja before I didn't exactly know what to expect. The 2 hour...More

Thank michellerig
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is the 4th time I've brought our group over the years. Nestled in the southern highlands this shale mining town boomed in the late 1800's mostly worked by scottish migrants and their families.To-day you can take a tour of the site with Val the...More

Thank jillnorris
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I made the mistake of thinking this was a ghost town like others across Australia and you could freely walk around the ruins. No. I travelled for more than an hour, got to the turn-off to be greeted by a piece of A4 paper stating...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Could you please tell people that you are Closed at the Joadja turn off because its a long drive and disappointing. We did drive in anyway very badly signposted in distance. ..saw nothing after some time. ..turned back.....very disappointed.

2  Thank geraldi218
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had been planning to visit for years, glad we finally got there. Recommend this tour to anyone with an interest in the local history of the area or would like a glimpse into our industrial heritage. The owners/hosts have a fantastic knowledge of and...More

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24 October 2017|
Response from jillnorris | Reviewed this property |
As we went with a group I recommend you ring Val direct: (020) 4878 5129 . Hope this helps you it's a great tour and the owners are very friendly and helpful
Christine W
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Response from ForeverYoung50 | Reviewed this property |
Better late than never... I've just reviewed this and saw your question. Don't know whether or not you got to go, but just in case you still haven't been I'll try to answer. Anywhere in Mittagong is fine to stay (plenty of... More