The Roxby Discovery Tour operates each Tuesday evening, commencing ~1.5 hours before sunset, between April and October.
Children (12 yrs and under) $10
Your tour includes:
Introduction to Roxby Downs, meet your tour guide and watch the Olympic Dam Story Presentation, including virtual underground mine tour.
Commentated bus tour to Olympic Dam Mine Site for a look behind the fence.
Visit the Arid Recovery Reserve where you will learn about their conservation program, watch the sunset while enjoying some light refreshments as the reserve wildlife comes to life.
Tours start and finish at the Visitor Information Centre located on Richardson Place, Roxby Downs.
All payments to be made at the Visitor Information Centre prior to or on the morning of the tour.
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to scheduled start time and check in at Visitor Information Centre desk.
Children must be over 4 years to attend.
Each person is to be seated in their own seat with a seatbelt, no children are permitted to sit on laps.
No photos are permitted at the mine site but can be taken at the Arid Recovery Reserve.
At no stage are participants permitted to get off the bus while on the mine lease.
Tours require minimum of 10 passengers to run.
To book, you are required to provide each participants first and last name, a contact mobile number for the group, an in case of emergency name and contact number of a friend or family member not on the tour with you, as well as any dietary requirements.
Long pants and enclosed shoes must be worn.
While all care is taken, tours are subject to change without notice.
You are welcome to bring along your own drink bottle or snack.
Toilets are available at the Visitor Information Centre after the first half hour of the tour and then again when you reach the Arid Recovery Reserve.
The nights can be chilly at Arid Recovery, so bring along a jacket.