Spray Tunnel

Cradle Country & The West

This 100m-long glowworm-filled railway tunnel was constructed as part of silver-mining operations in 1904. You can now take a short walk through it along a boardwalk to spy the remains of the Spray Silver Mine on the other side before looping back to your start point. To access the boardwalk, turn southwest into Fowler St from Main St and drive through the golf course and down the narrow and winding dirt road.

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