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Tasmania Branch

Melba Flats mining history tour

Join the Tasmania Branch on their Melba Flats mining history tour.

About this event

The Tasmania Branch and your tour guide Ron Gregory are pleased to invite you to a heritage field trip - 'Ron Gregory's Magic Melba Flats Mining Heritage Tour'.

The tour plans to stop at the following sites:

  • Nickel Reward
  • Vaudeau
  • Mosquito
  • Blowfly
  • South Cuni mine
  • North Cuni mine
  • Lead Blocks mine - A high level of fitness is recommended for this part of the tour. Registrants can opt to finish at North Cuni mine instead.

Tour map can be found here.
Overview of what you will experience on tour tour here.

The tour meeting point at 9.30am will be at the side of the road entrance to Melba Railway Siding, opposite the Montezuma Falls track on the Murchison Highway, and will finish at the North Cuni mine, where attendees can drive back to Murchison Highway.

Estimated time for tours:
Nickel Reward - North Cuni Mine only: approx. 2.5-3 hours
Entire tour (includes Lead Blocks mine): approx 5-6 hours

Please note: Own transport is required, the group will be travelling in a convoy - 2WD tracks.

Full tour information and pre-departure medical information is available here - to be returned to by Monday, 27 November 2023.

Date and Time

Friday, 01 December 2023
9.30am – 3.30pm (UTC+11:00)


Members: Free
Non-Members: Free
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