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Heritage Blinman Mine

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What a credit this experience is to the locals their pasdion and drive have created an amazing... read more

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Leanne M
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Whyalla, Australia
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We did the guided mime tour and the guide was very knowledgeable and had a passion for the mine... read more

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J0Mayer
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Tura Beach, Australia
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“flinders ranges”(16 reviews)
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The mine "wheal Blinman" was the reason for the establishment of the town 153 years ago. The town is named after shepherd Robert "Pegleg" Blinman who discovered copper on a hill while tending his flock of sheep. Now some 150 years later the mine has...more
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Mine Rd, Blinman, Flinders Ranges National Park, South Australia 5730, Australia
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All reviews copper mine great tour flinders ranges an hour general store our tour guide local community great experience small community across the road copper mining above ground great job value for money worth the trip pastie blown away
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Reviewed today via mobile

What a credit this experience is to the locals their pasdion and drive have created an amazing tourist attraction, our guide was really really friendly and very knowledgeable

Thank Leanne M
Reviewed yesterday

We did the guided mime tour and the guide was very knowledgeable and had a passion for the mine, The children were so enthralled by the guide they listened to every word.

Thank J0Mayer
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent outback experience. Visited with young kids and grandparents and all enjoyed the walk underground, and learning about the tough copper mining life of the 19th C. Good guides. And a chance to get out of the sun and away from the flies.

Thank Michael M
HeritgeBlinmanMine, Manager at Heritage Blinman Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Michael M, Thank you for your review and recommendation. Yes folks the tour is suitable for all ages, and with summer approaching underground is a perfect place for a bit of respite from the heat and the critters. Susan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glad we made the trip from Parachilna for the day to Blinman. What a great place, great tour of the mine and friendly people.

Thank Zoom0817
HeritgeBlinmanMine, Manager at Heritage Blinman Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Zoom0817 We are pleased you joined us on tour, thank you for your review and recommendation. Susan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide was very knowledgable and we were amazed at the reconstructive work done by locals to make this mine open to the public again. Very well done Blinman!!

Thank Yvonne D
HeritgeBlinmanMine, Manager at Heritage Blinman Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Yvonne D Thank you for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed your tour. Susan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Blinman yesterday & came back for the mine tour today. Sheree was our guide for our tour. Fantastic. Informative. Knowledgeable. A most beautiful copper mine. Loved every second. Learnt so much. Suitable for people of all ages. Make sure afterwards you do the surface...More

Thank ALW3197
HeritgeBlinmanMine, Manager at Heritage Blinman Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello ALW3197, Thank you for your review and recommendation. We are so pleased you enjoyed the tour. Yes the slag heap is amazing we had some serious macro photographers here recently taking photos of the slag, join our facebook page to see the photos when...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Completed the Blinman Mine Tour with Sheree as our guide, and I highly recommend putting this on your 'to do' list while in Blinman. Sheree's knowledge and passion for the history of the mine made it a fascinating tour. Thoroughly enjoyed being taken back in...More

Thank Shirley T
HeritgeBlinmanMine, Manager at Heritage Blinman Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Shirley T, Many thanks for your recommendation and review. Passion abounds for our history, such a hard life the miners and families endured. Susan

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a scenic drive up from Hawker we were happy we made the effort. Husband says this is one of the best mine tours he's been on. Great what the local community has done here to let people access this piece of history.

1  Thank Susan H
HeritgeBlinmanMine, Manager at Heritage Blinman Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Susan H, Thank you for your review and recommendation. What your husband says must be true, many people say it is the best mine tour, we have a passionate team of guides, who love bringing history alive. Susan

Reviewed 28 August 2018

While this destination is very remote, the tour is well worth the trek!! Sheree was a great knowledgeable tour guide and gave us an insight into the hardships of working a copper mine in the 1800's. For something a little different I would highly recommend!!

1  Thank Sillystupid
HeritgeBlinmanMine, Manager at Heritage Blinman Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Hello Sillystupid, Thanks for your review and recommendation, we are so pleased you enjoyed the tour. Susan

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

A must see. We enjoyed the Tour which is easy access. Amazing achievement and interesting stories. If your in the area you have to so the tour.

1  Thank patsparks
HeritgeBlinmanMine, Manager at Heritage Blinman Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Hello patsparks Thank you for you review and recommendation. We are pleased you enjoyed the tour. hope you managed to get a Cornish pasty at the cafe. Susan

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Response from HeritgeBlinmanMine | Property representative |
Hello Elaine, We are open every day and run tours at 10 am 12 midday and 2 pm. It is advisable to book. The price per adult is $27.50, we have concession and child prices as well. Please Google our website for other... More
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