Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine


Tours here take visitors 300m into the 8.5km-long, 150m-deep machinery chamber, hewn from solid rock over a century ago. Old mining methods are discussed, and a large outcrop of the famous Cohens Line of Reef can be seen from inside the mine. Once one of Australia’s top reef-gold producers, Cohens yielded almost 14 tonnes of gold. The mine is off Walhalla–Beardmore Rd.

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