Frequently Asked Questions

Allow 2 - 2 1/2 hours from reception and back again for a fully guided adventure that will transport you back into Denniston of the 1880’s. A harsh world where coal production ruled.
Experience includes a spectacular 500 m rail journey along the incredible Waimangaroa Gorge, stunning audio, visuals and ghostly holograms. Get interactive and see if you've the 'metal' to make it as a Denniston miner 130 years ago.
Allow 1 1/4 hrs from reception and back again for the express version of the Underground tour - for those in a rush, or small, dark tunnels are just not for you!
Ride the SAME train through the spectacular Waimangaroa Gorge, see the mine entrance, coal seams, roof supports, and take the first few steps into a real underground coal mine.