Walk this heritage listed Cornish Mining site and marvel at the condition of the Ore Floor which is arguably the best preserved in the world.
Learn about the way the world-renowned Cornish Miners mined Copper Ore as you walk along the Elders Line of Lode at National Heritage Listed Moonta Mines. Starting at Hughes Engine House then onto Taylor’s Shaft marvelling at the Ore Floor still intact and recognised as arguably the best preserved in the world. Imaging the ingenuity of these famous miners as you learn their history and stories, along the way – ending your tour at Richman’s Engine House.
Good walking shoes, a water bottle, and a hat are recommended for this tour. Your Tour Guide is Trevor Gibbons, a valued and knowledgeable, volunteer of the National Trust of South Australia, Moonta Mines.