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Burra Copper Mine

Burra, South Australia, Australia
+61 8 8892 2154
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Interesting spot

By purchasing a Burra Passport, the visitor can let themselves into this site and spend as much... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Ruth B
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Sydney, Australia
Early miners Life

Interesting to see how the early miners did it. Saw old machinery, lookout over Burra and mine... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Glen S
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Melbourne, Australia
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Burra, South Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

By purchasing a Burra Passport, the visitor can let themselves into this site and spend as much time as they like exploring. There are information signs around and I found it very interesting.

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Interesting to see how the early miners did it. Saw old machinery, lookout over Burra and mine buildings.

Thank Glen S
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We purchased the passport key. Great way to see it all. Burra burra mines historic site was great. Lots to see. The dressing tower, powder magazine, town lookout and the engine house museum all very interesting. Guided tours daily in the engine house is a...More

Thank Tamara C
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Nice to see some early history for South Australia. Burra town & surrounds is so interesting. We also saw a photo exhibition

Thank TurnboSydney
Reviewed 10 August 2017

One of the mines that yielded tons of copper ore that was processed onsite and shipped out. Believed to be one of the factors saving our infant state from bankruptcy. Good signage and description of mine workings and many historical ruins and standing stone buildings....More

Thank thegg2man
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Wow there is an actual open cut mine to see and also you can drive around and learn some of the history. Very well sign posted. This town is an absolute gem !!!

Thank Judi R
Reviewed 2 May 2017

A most interesting insight into the past. Wonderful workmanship in the buildings. Excellent views of town & distract from several locations. Part of the Passport tour which was enlightening. The whole passport tour takes at least 3 -4 hours.

Thank george86
Reviewed 14 April 2017

A glimpse from the past of the old mine from some great viewing spots. a must see if you are in town at Burra

Thank Stumpie8
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We didn't have time for a passport tour as we were travelling through but a drive to the mine lookout doesn't take much time at all. Good views into the mine and up over the town of Burra. Worth a visit even if you don't...More

Thank malleegirl
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Just loved all the preserved Heritage Buildings around the Township of Burra and the stories of Burra's History.

Thank SA-Ghost-Tours
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Glenmac43
22 October 2016|
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Response from wycomgal | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can unless there is an interstate bus service going through the town.
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