Moonta Mines Walking Trails Information
The Moonta Mines Walking Trails help you discover the history of this copper mining region via marked trails.
Ryans Walk is a short walk of about 500 metres and takes about one hour. Hancocks Walk - from the miners cottage or sweet shop - is approximately 45 minutes return. Hughes Walk is a short loop around historic Hughes Engine House and takes about one hour.
Interpretive signs illustrate the geology of Moonta ore bodies and the mining methods used to work them. A trail brochure is available from the Moonta Tourist Office and the Moonta Mines Museum.
It's a fascinating part of South Australia's mining history, and well worth a look.
Moonta Mines State Heritage..
The Moonta Mines State Heritage Area covers most of the former Moonta Mining Company lease. A..Moonta Mines Museum
The Moonta Mines Museum is located in the former Moonta Mines Model School. Erected in 1878, this..Moonta Mines Tourist Railway
The Moonta Mines Tourist Railway is a 50 minute train ride through history.
The narrow gauge rail..Richmans Enginehouse
Richmans concentrating plant operated from 1869 until the mine closed in 1923, crushing and..Moonta Mines Sweet Shop
Moonta Mines Sweet Shop is located in the former Moonta Mines Post Office.
Built in 1946 and..The Coffee Barn Gelateria
The Coffee Barn Gelataria is set on 27 acres of historical mining country and makes superb Gelato..Miners Cottage And Garden
The National Trust Miners Cottage and Garden gives an insight into the lives of the Cornish miners..Moonta Tourist Office
The Moonta Tourist Office is located in the former Moonta Railway Station. Built in 1909 and set..Moonta Skatepark
The Moonta Skatepark is a popular and well-designed site where young people can gather to show off..Moonta Hotel
The Moonta Hotel was established in 1863 in the heart of the Copper mining community of Moonta...