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Cool piece of history for anyone to visit - FREE

A cool piece of history that anyone can visit, only 4 klm from the Main Street of Zeehan. An old... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
peter s
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Rockhampton, Australia
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Worth a Detour

A bit hard to find this intriguing bit of lost history in Zeehan but certainly worth the detour... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
tez823
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New South Wales, Australia
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Fowler Street, Zeehan, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't really plan our day driving from Strahan ended up in Zeehan and spoted a turnoff to "Spray Tunnel" WOW. You drive through the golf course and expect you have taken a wrong turn...keep driving follow the dirt road which at first impression looks like...More

1  Thank familyofiveMelbourne
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Keep driving. It is worth finding - worth photographing - worth walking - worth reading the info signs. Thoroughly recommend

2  Thank RetiredWazza
Reviewed 22 June 2018

We drove along a rough road for about 10 minutes before we found the parking spot, but it was worth it. There is a good history of the area & plenty to look at & walk around here. If you haven't time for a walk,...More

2  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I assumed this was just off the main drag, but it was more like a 10 minute drive along a dirt road, past the golf club, to a desolate parking area near the tunnel. Tunnel is beautifully restored and you can safely walk through it....More

2  Thank waltervp
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

A cool piece of history that anyone can visit, only 4 klm from the Main Street of Zeehan. An old mine site with a 100 metre tram tunnel with boardwalk that visitors can walk through. The real bonus is the tunnel is now inhabited by...More

Thank peter s
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

I went just before dark and along a narrow road with ample carparking. The tunnel itself is dark and full of glow worms.

1  Thank newyork64
Reviewed 22 January 2018

A bit hard to find this intriguing bit of lost history in Zeehan but certainly worth the detour. Sadly we were too chicken to walk the full length of the tunnel without a torch having seen a few snakes on the road that day.... Would...More

1  Thank tez823
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

If you are in the town of Zeehan make sure you take a look at the tunnel, it's a stone throw away from the car park. Would be great to see a little more work done around the mining site.

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 5 January 2018

My friend and I went there in the afternoon around 5pm. Nobody was around and I was scared like hell to go inside the tunnel :) it was dark inside and I thought what if the tunnel suddenly falls and collapse :) . Anyway despite...More

Thank Mohammad N
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We manage to find the place as it is not marked by GPS , we try ask the workers around the vicinity but they could not even tell us the location. Poor sign post. Finally we manage to found it after trial and error. The...More

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chris b
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Response from HbtFamilyTravellers | Reviewed this property |
My comment when driving on the road in, was "Glad we don't have the caravan". It is very narrow and at times would not be wide enough for 2 cars passing.
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