Self-guided Surface Tour

Take your time as you explore over 30 exhibits at Hannans North Tourist Mine. You can discover the secrets of gold rush history and modern day mining in the Goldfields.

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After listening to Paddy Hannan tell his tale of discovery, you can find your fortune panning for Kalgoorlie gold(& keep what you find), and try your hand at the legendary game of “Two-Up”. Walk through original buildings relocated from mine sites along the Golden Mile, including a historical dynamite room and the Paringa Gold Room which was in use from 1920. The Daisy Mae Engine room is home to beautiful early 1900s engines which are still in working condition today. Our Prospectors Campsite lets you see how miners of the 1890s lived and worked and gives you an idea of how tough life was in the early Goldfields.

Hannans North also allows you to experience modern day mining as you climb aboard a giant 793C haul truck, stand in the bucket of a 994F loader, see what it is like to be a driller and go inside a modern underground refuge chamber, where up to twelve people can survive for seventy-two hours.






CHILD (5-15)






2 adults and up to 4 children

  • Opening Hours: From 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Last Admission: 3:30 PM
  • Average Visiting Time: 1.5 Hours
  • Fitness Level: All fitness levels are welcome
  • Accessibility: Some sections of this site are not                        wheelchair accessible

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No visit to Kalgoorlie is complete without a visit to Hannan’s North Tourist Mine, where you will experience a vibrant mix of gold rush history and modern day mining.


Hannans North Tourist Mine hosts many groups, large and small, tour groups, businesses, clubs, families, schools and groups of friends. Our expert team can tailor a visit to meet the needs and expectations of any group. Please contact our friendly staff , by email at hannansnorth@nsrltd.com or call (08) 9022 1664 between 9am-4pm.

You are always welcome to use our free BBQ and picnic facilities.