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Clutha Mine Adventure

Clutha Mine started producing in 1891.  This historical mine is a great visit for those who would love to know how mining operations work.

Adults (16+) : R520
Children (13-15) : R320
Children (7-12) : R260
Toddler (0-6) : R180
Pensioners (65+) : R240
Schools : R250
University Students : R320

Group discount & concessions on request

  • Clutha Mine started producing in 1891. This historical mine is a great visit for those who would love to know how mining operations work.
  • This tour will undoubtedly leave lasting memories and there is a little education in it for all.
  • A great way to have fun with the kids!
  • Here one can experience the progression from traditional mining methods to the modern way and get a real understanding of what happens underground.
  • We complete the tour at the historical Digger’s Retreat, where food & beverages will be available for your account.

A pop-up lunch can be provided upon request at an additional fee of R150-00 pp. Bookings essential.

Taste our famous Barberton Barney Steak with chips and salad – never to be forgotten.

Morning Tour : 09h00 – 12h00
Afternoon Tour : 14h00 – 17h00

  • Depart from Barberton Adventures, after signing indemnity forms
  • Arrive at Clutha Mine
  • Spend +-1 hour underground, depending on tourist interest
  • Depart to Suid Kaap River for prospecting (+-1 hour)
  • Voluntary lunch (either at Diggers Retreat or designated picnic spot “Pop-Up Lunch” next to the river)

Equipped with gumboots, shovel and pan you can also experience the thrill of prospecting like in the Hey Days!

  • Food & Beverages for duration of the whole tour
  • Transport (driving own vehicle to location)
Q : What shoes do we need to wear?
A : Gumboots are provided.  Closed shoes recommended.

Q : Do I need warm clothes?
A : Yes, a light jacket.

Q : Do I need sunblock and a hat?
A : Recommended for prospecting.

Q : Are there bees?
A : Yes, at certain times of day. If you are allergic to bees make sure to bring your specific medication.

Q : Are there spiders and snakes en route?
A : Yes. TIA (This is Africa).