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Kimberley's Underground Mining Railway

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#111 Gerry Sorenson Way, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 2Y5, Canada
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Going underground

We had a choice of several mines we could visit on our trip however this one appealed to us as it... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
sue123183
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Lloydminster, Canada
Excellent way to spent 2-3 hours

Having been coming to Kimberley for the past 8 years, we had always wanted to try the Kimberley... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
AlbertaChristiegirl
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Calgary, Canada
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Visit us and ride the rails through the beautiful Mark Creek valley as you listen to the history of Kimberley and the Sullivan Mine. Experience life as a miner at the Underground Interpretive Centre. Participate in our mining show and be exposed to working mine equipment. Enjoy spectacular scenery and the occasional wild life as you travel to the Kimberley Alpine Resort. After a brief stop at the Resort Station you can learn more about Kimberley as you continue back to the Downtown Station. KUMR is open from the Victoria Day Holiday in May until Labour Day in September.
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#111 Gerry Sorenson Way, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 2Y5, Canada

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We had a choice of several mines we could visit on our trip however this one appealed to us as it included a ride on a train and meant less walking than others. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit from the friendly greeting on our arrival to...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Having been coming to Kimberley for the past 8 years, we had always wanted to try the Kimberley Underground Mine tour and it did not disappoint. The cost for an adult was $25 and it was well worth it. Riding the train into the old...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This was one of the best tours we have done. The staff could answer all the questions that were asked.

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a tour while visiting family in the area and found the experience to be a great value. For $25 each it includes a nice train tour, a mine tour with an actual veteran miner from the mine and a tour of...More

2  Thank Erin D
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

3 children under 9 and it was an awesome time for everyone. The train ride was really enjoyable and informative and the mine tour was really interesting! Our guide, Gord(?), was very knowledgeable and easily answered any questions anyone had, but then he also explained...More

1  Thank Rockroaming
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

We recently took two grandsons to this attraction in Kimberley (ages 9 and 11). They were both very excited to be on the railway and to learn a bit about the mine. The initial ride was very enjoyable but the long time spent in the...More

2  Thank Bctravelfun
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

It is difficult to understand how some sites can be promoted when their closing hours over a weekend are so early! Surely this is something that should be promoted to tourists who visit on weekends?? What a shame as my husband who was a miner...More

Thank Stephne A
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

We recently took my grandkids and family to this popular attraction in Kimberley. It includes a fun train ride and very interesting scenery. Our mine/power house guide, Gord, is a very knowledgeable gentleman and former miner here! The practical demonstrations were interesting including the mucking...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We weren't expecting a lot, but wanted to check out the local activities. Fortunately, we were highly impressed and had a great experience! We walked up thinking it would be a 10-30 minute train ride like something for little kids and old people, however what...More

1  Thank Godsdivan
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the underground mining tour while staying in Kimberley. It was an overcast day so it was the perfect activity. The train takes you along a river to the opening of part of the mine. There you meet your guide for inside the mine....More

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XenaMoe
4 September 2017|
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Response from Stephne A | Reviewed this property |
It was unfortunately closed when we were there as they seem to only open at the height of the tourist season.
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Curtis V
17 April 2017|
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Response from Kari H | Reviewed this property |
yes there are bathrooms at the main station and some at the big brick building as well.
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Michael H
20 July 2016|
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Response from tasmanian5600 | Reviewed this property |
About 1- 1.5 hours.
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