Township

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+) : 240
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.
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    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)

    FREE PROSPECTING AT THE SUID KAAP 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).