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State Coal Mine - Wonthaggi - Underground Mine Tour

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Explore the network of underground tunnels and imagine them dusty and dim, filled with last century's hard-working men drilling and chipping for coal.

The mine remains just as it was in its working days. Tools and equipment are still in place, as if the miners have just walked away. Seams of 130 million year old coal glisten under dim lighting, while empty skips stand idle to rust in the silent tunnels. Kids will love adventuring underground, getting hands-on at the coal face and finding their own treasure to take away.

All underground tours are guided by Parks Victoria staff and volunteers who tell stories from mining days past and explain mining methods and social history. Many guides have personal connections to the mine, with a special few being retired miners.

All that's missing are the men and pit-ponies. But if you stand still you can almost hear the clatter of horse shoes on steel rails, rumbling skips and the tapping of pick on coal.

Family Underground Adventure - only $47.30 for a one hour guided underground tour at the State Coal Mine.
Kids will love donning their miners hard-hat, exploring the network of tunnels and getting hands-on at the coal face!

Admission Prices
Adult - $19.00
Child (5 - 15 years) - $9.60
Concession (Australian Pension Card Holders) - $13.40
Student and Seniors (Government Seniors Card Holders) - $16.20
Family (2 adults and 2 children) - $47.30

State Coal Mine Map: http://parkweb.vic.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/517719/Map-State-Coal-Mine.pdf

If booking more than one family please book one family and then select "add a tour" to book another family. The cost will then display and charge the correct amount.

If you are having any problems when purchasing your tickets on-line, please contact the Wonthaggi Information Centre on 1300 854 334 and ask to speak with a staff member.

Tour Capacity 40 people

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Adult Rate Plan $19.00
Total Cost $19.00

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Cancellation and Indemnity
Tickets are non transferable and non refundable.