Moonta Mines Tourist Railway
- Duration: 50 Minutes (approx.)
- Location: Moonta MInes, SA
- Product code: TR
Departing from the platform adjacent to the Moonta Mines Museum, the Moonta Mines Tourist Railway is a guided tour of the historic Moonta Mines National Heritage Precinct.
Featuring extensive commentary passengers are taken past many historic landmarks of the former mining operations, including the reservoir, ore sorting floors, and through a tunnel in Ryan's Tailings Heap. It visits the former Precipitation Works, which was set up in 1900 to recover additional copper from the tailings heaps, a process which continued until 1943.
Bookings are not required for individuals, however with Covid-19 Restrictions in place you will need to be at the Moonta Mines Ticket Office at least half an hour prior to the scheduled departure.