Moonta Mines Tourist Railway

Agri, Mining and Industry

Departing from the platform adjacent to the Moonta Mines Museum, the Moonta Mines Tourist Railway is a guided tour of the historic Moonta Mines National Heritage Area.

COVID-19 Social Distancing and Hygiene regulations in place.
This means that only 24 people per journey allowed.

Please note: train rides are subject to the weather.

Featuring extensive commentary from local drivers, passengers are taken past many historic landmarks of the former mining operations, including the reservoir, ore sorting floors, and through a tunnel in Ryans Tailings Heap. It visits the former Precipitation Works, which was set up in 1900 to recover additional copper from the tailings heaps, a process which continued until 1943. (note due to Covid-19 Regulations – no stop to disembark during journey)

Bookings are not required for individuals. Board the Tourist Train adjacent to the Museum. Ticket Office is open half an hour prior to train trip. EFTPOS facilities available.

Book online up to 24 hours prior to departure.

Bookings for groups are available

Proudly maintained and operated by volunteers of the National Trust of SA Moonta Branch.


Carpark Coach Parking Interpretive Centre Picnic Area Public Toilet

Disabled Assistance

Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for limited mobility Wheelchair access


National Trust Tourism Industry Council of SA


Australian Tourism Accreditation COVID Clean Practicing Business COVID Safe National Trust


From AU$12.00

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