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Walhalla - Mountain Top Experience Tours



Mountain Top Experience Tours offer a range of 4WD tours including:

Walhalla's Copper Mine Adventure - Stories of ghost towns on the ridges. A copper mine with coloured rock and the ruins of an ingenious aussie-designed smelter. Rugged 4WD with steep mountains to climb and big rivers to cross.

Walhalla's Historic Ghost Towns - This 4WD passenger tour with Mountain-Top Experience explores historic ghost towns from the gold mining era, traveling along old coach roads and pack-horse trails along the ridges above Walhalla. Stories and old photos give an appreciation of the lifestyle of early pioneers (Incorporates Copper Mine Adventure). We visit a copper mine with coloured rock and the ruins of an ingenious aussie-designed smelter. Abandoned lime kilns and quarries also reveal stories of Italian migrant workers and a link to Australia's tallest building.

Ghost Towns ½-day Tours - See real ghost towns, some hardly visible, some in ruins and some redeveloped recreating the originals.
•Explore the original coach roads and pack-horse trails historic gold, copper, lime industry relics.
•Compare today's ruins with old photographs of bustling frontier towns in the gold era.
•Hear the stories of life in the goldfields, the hardships of mining, and the origins of Australia's tallest building.
•Enjoy an exciting 4WD adventure in the mountains.

Gippsland Gold Discovery - The Mountain-Top Experience team can provide guided 4WD tours for small groups into some of these remote locations. Suggestions are listed below, but we will tailor the trip to your interests. These may include: underground mine and hydraulic sluice site exploration, family history visits to extinct towns, machinery of the steam age, early mercury amalgam and cyanide leach extraction technologies, hands-on alluvial gold panning and metal detecting.

Tour durations range from 1.25 hours to a day.

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Main Street,  Walhalla 3825, Victoria, Australia. View Map Map opens in new browser window
Telephone: (03) 5134 6876
Map: X928 Ref: D6

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