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Moonta Mines Tourist Train

Address: Verran Terrace Moonta Mines

Phone: 8825 1891

Website: Moonta Mines Tourist Train

A guided tour on the Moonta Mines Tourist Train, takes you through the Moonta mines heritage area (1861-1923).
The 50 minute round trip by narrow gauge rail, passes the reservoir and ore sorting floors then through a tunnel in Ryan's Tailings Heap. It visits the former Precipitations Works for an inspection of the story of copper recovery and then onto the Moonta Railway Station to begin the return journey.
Departing from the Station adjacent to the Moonta Mines Museum, the train runs every day over the SA school and public holidays and leaves on the hour, except in extreme weather conditions.
The Tourist Train leaves from the Moonta Mines Museum 11am, 12noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm.
See the restored horse drawn tram and old blacksmith shop (working blacksmith available for groups by appointment only) while waiting for the tourist train.
The 'Party Express' is available for children's parties. Wheelchair access available on request.
Multi ticket admission is available to Moonta Mines Museum, Miners Cottage and Moonta Mines Tourist Railway.
Note: Should the weather forcast be 37 and above the previous night, all sites except the Tourist Office and Sweet Shop will be closed.
Phone the Moonta Visitor Centre 88251891 for further details.