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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  • We enjoyed the tour. Above ground was interesting, but the underground part was the best (and nice to cool off down there). The scones were amazing - best we had in a month of travel!  more »
  • This mine is located in the Barrier Ranges approx 45 minutes from Broken Hill. There is an above ground tour and an underground tour.We were taken down 3 levels in this historic mine by an ex miner. O...  more »
  • A very informative tour going right down into the old silver mine. Our guide Mark painted a good picture of the life of a miner.  more »

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