Indicative Rate* $18.50 to $20.00 Tour Only
Bobby Dazzler Sapphire Mine Tours is the best, underground Sapphire Mine Tour in Rubyvale. Discover what it was like to mine for Sapphires in the heart of Queensland's Gemfields with Bobby Dazzler Sapphire Mine Tours. Learn the history, of the old mining days. Experience how hard the miners worked, check out the tools used in the old days, when you see Bobby Chan underground. See where the Sapphire hide in the walls. Only 18 steps to walk down, approximately 25 feet underground. The walk is all open area, so beautiful to see, great place to take photos, or your guide can. The mine temperature is always approximately 25 degrees Celsius, great on a hot day.... more
View the rough/cut local Sapphires in their gem shop Try your luck with the buckets of sapphire wash, in the fossicking park, they show you how to fossick. you are able to purchase take-away bags of wash also.
Children's parties are available. Packages are available.... less
Bobby Dazzler Sapphire Mine Tours are a guided underground tour by professional miners. Learn the history of the past mining days. The first Sapphires were found in the area in the late 1870s, by 1890 commercial mining had begun. See Bobby Chan underground view the petrol jackhammer, they are happy to take your photo with Bobby Chan. See and feel what it is / was like mining without electricity. Check the walls out for Gold, Sapphires, Zircon, Garnet, Ruby. Experience the beauty underground, its another world. The best Sapphire Mine in Rubyvale.
20 minute, fully guided Sapphire Mine Tour. Discount available for children.
Children: Contact operator for further details.
Disabled: Contact operator for further details.
This is a two hour workshop, you will need a fossicking license, plus hire the gear from them to go fossicking. The guided trail is a hands on experience, looking for your Ruby / Sapphires in Rubyvale.
They explain how and what to look for, show you where to dig, sieve, wash you findings and inspect the stone by their professional miner. Take a break and have a chat. Then off they go to dig your own bucket of wash, assist you once again with your fossicking in their Bobby Dazzler park. After they have checked your stones, you are able to continue fossicking in the Gemfields. (Booking essential).
* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator . All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.