Day Dream Mine, Silverton

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Located in a town of only 50 permanent residents, historic Day Dream Mine was founded in 1881. Join one of two daily tours offered here to learn about the important role the mining industry had in the development of this region. The mine can be reached by a 40 minute drive from Broken Hill, through some of the Australian outbackā€™s most iconic scenery. You can choose to tour the surface or the underground of the old silver mine to see how it once operated, manned by young miners (some no more than eight years old) who worked and lived in extremely harsh conditions. Cold drinks, hot tea, and souvenirs are available to interested tour participants. Add Day Dream Mine and other attractions to your Silverton trip itinerary using our Silverton driving holiday tool .
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  • Go 100 Ft below the surface in this safe, well organised informative tour of a former working mine now under the control of the National Trust.  more »
  • We were on our way to Silverton when we saw the turn off to Day Dream Mine and impulsively went in. What a ride! When we got to the mine and tea room, we were fortunate to have arrived in time for the...  more »
  • We paid for the above and below ground tour. It was $32 each but was well worth the money. Beth and Kevin were very knowledgeable and were fantastic characters to have a talk to. It felt like the mine...  more »
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