Goldfields History & Tours Kalgoorlie has two museums devoted to gold rush history, including The Museum of the Goldfields , at the top end of Hannan Street, with its fascinating underground gold vault. While at Hannans North , 1.5km north of Hannan Street, (previously the Mining Hall of Fame) experience massive dump truck exhibits, gold panning, and historic gold rush surface installations. Maybe try your luck on a gold prospecting tour with Gold Nugget Tours , explore gold rush history with Goldrush Tours , or see the inner workings of the Super Pit with Kalgoorlie Tours and Charters . You can even take a thrilling scenic flight over the awesome Super
Pit and Kalgoorlie’s stunning gold country with Goldfields Air Services , or learn about Aboriginal culture with an experienced Aboriginal tour guide with Bush Ghoodhu Tours . There are also self-guided walking tours where visitors can unearth some of the city’s remarkable gold rush history at their own pace. Spend the day in the footsteps of gold rush pioneers discovering 50 sites on a Kalgoorlie- Boulder Audio Walking Tour , available for hire with headsets from the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Visitor Centre. Or undertake the #heartofgold Discovery Trail , with 11 locations around Kalgoorlie’s CBD (free app available from Google Play or the App Store).
Kalgoorlie Scenic Flights
Museum of the Goldfields The Museum of the Goldfields showcases the rich history of the Eastern Goldfields and the city’s mining heritage. Discover the unique role the town has played in WA’s development, both as a centre of mining and its place at the edge of the Nullarbor Plain. Explore the largest display of the state’s collection of gold bars and nuggets, step back in time to see how prospectors searched for this precious metal, and learn about the life and hardships faced by mining families during the early 1900s. Kalgoorlie Airport Tel: 1800-FLYGAS BOOK ONLINE at www.goldfieldsairservices.com See the largest open cut gold mine in Australia, the Kalgoorlie "Super Pit", Nickel Smelter and greater Kalgoorlie-Boulder city before flying south to Kambalda and the huge Lake Lefroy salt lake, a huge expanse of sparse dry lakebed, contrasted with deep mining excavations. From $130 Adults, $100 Children.* (*Prices subject to change) Hangar 116, (off Burt Street Boulder)
Natural Gold Nuggets & Jewellery
Kalgoorlie’s largest retailer of local gold nuggets, handmade gold nugget jewellery, local & international minerals & crystals, souvenirs and gifts.
Open daily 10am-3pm 17 Hannan Street Kalgoorlie WA, 6430 Tel: (08) 9021 8533 Web: museum.wa.gov.au
150 Hannan Street Kalgoorlie WA 6430 Tel: (08) 9021 5555
Uncover the story of Australia’s Golden Mile, with a vibrant mix of Goldrush history and modern day mining. Climb aboard a giant 793C haul truck, stand in the shovel of a 994F loader, listen to Paddy Hannan tell his tale of discovery, pan for gold and try your hand at the legendary game of Two Up. Free BBQ and picnic facilities in the Chinese Gardens. Open Sun - Fri 9am - 4pm. Open Saturdays in holiday periods, please see our website for details. Entrance fees apply.
Like us on Facebook! Find us off the Goldfields Highway, 1.5km left from top end of Hannan St, Kalgoorlie. T (08) 9022 1664 | www.hannansnorth.com.au