Venus Gold Battery Tours – Charters Towers


Things to do with Kids near Townsville

 

 

Here is a great family activity that you and your kids will be captivated by!

 

A visit to the Venus Gold Battery in Charters Towers is a must! Such a great way to explore the amazing real-life goldrush of the late 1800’s and also to see how ore was processed by the early gold miners.

 

The Venus Gold Battery is now the largest as well as the oldest of all surviving stamp batteries in Queensland. A knowledgeable local guide will take you on a walking tour which will include short film presentations to explain how gold was extracted. You will also get an introduction to a few of the ghosts of the battery!! Hear previously untold stories from the Battery, and there is plenty of time to ask your guide any questions you may have.

 

Tours at The Venus Gold Battery are family friendly and suitable for all ages. Being only 1.5 hours drive from Townsville, this makes for a great day trip away. Bookings are essential, so phone to arrange your tour now!

 

Venus Gold Battery Tours

Prices:
Adult : $20.00
Concession*: $18.50
Child/Teen (5 – 17 years): $12.50
Child under 5: Free
Family (2 Adults + 2 Children/Teens): $50.00

*Concession – Seniors, Pensioners, Uni Students.  Customer must produce proof on tour.
Prices valid to 31 Dec 2018

Tour Times 2018:

January to May:

Wednesday: 10 am
Friday: 10 am
Saturday: 10 am
(Fri & Sat tours must be booked by 4pm the day before)

June:

Monday : 10 am
Wednesday: 10 am
Friday: 10 am
Saturday: 10 am
(Mon, Fri & Sat tours must be booked by 4pm the day before)

July to September:

Monday: 10 am, 11:45 am & 2:30 pm
Tuesday: 10 am
Wednesday: 10 am, 11:45 am & 2:30 pm
Thursday: 10 am
Friday: 10 am, 11:45 am & 2:30 pm
Saturday: 10 am & 11:45 am
Sunday: 10 am
(All 10 am & 11.45 am tours must be booked by 5 pm the day before.  All 2.30 pm tours must be booked by 12 noon that day)

October:

Monday: 10 am
Wednesday: 10 am
Friday: 10 am
Saturday: 10 am
(Mon, Fri & Sat tours must be booked by 4 pm the day before)

November & December:

Wednesday: 10 am
Friday: 10 am
Saturday: 10 am
(Fri & Sat tours must be booked by 4 pm the day before)

Tours run in all weather

Venus Battery Tours

 




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