Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine, Walhalla

4.7
The Walhalla Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine is located in the north end of the original living historic Gold mining town of Walhalla. This Gold Mine commenced operation in 1865 by the original Hercules Gold Mining Company, working their way to Cohen's reef. When the company did not find enough payable gold, the mine was sold to The Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mining Company No Liability in 1871. Over the Walhalla Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine's 50 year history, it produced 440,312 troy ounces of gold or 13,695 kilograms. Being the top producing gold mine for six of those years. During that time the population was over 4,800 people. There are now less than 25 permanent residents living in Walhalla and the nearby surrounding area. Tours operate on total fire ban days, but not if declared code red fire alert day. The Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine is wheelchair and stroller friendly and toilets are available. Visitors are required to wear suitable footwear when going underground. Tours are every day at 1:30pm. On school holidays, tours run at 12:00pm, 1:30pm and 3:00pm. Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour starts.
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Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine Reviews

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  • My partner wanted to go there, and I didn't think I would be interested - but then I found out I was. Learned so much. Nice people, good guide, nice little museum.  more »
  • The tunnel tour takes about 45 mins. Learnt alot about the mining days and how difficult it was for miners. Good tour and well worth the price, just 20 dollars pp.  more »
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  • Fantastic experience. The historic events behind the place are incredible. Well worth visiting with kids over 6yrs old as they take an interest.
  • This is definitely the highlight of our trip to Walhalla. We've been to other similar attractions in Victoria, and in my opinion this tour offers a much more authentic experience. Rae-Anne our tour guide, was very knowledgeable, enthusiastic and kept everyone's attention. Highly recommended.

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