Around the National Parks of Chiltern there are hundreds if not thousands of gold mines of all shapes and sizes. This is a great attraction for tourism Victoria. A walk along the Take A Walk track will show you about 20 mine shafts in a couple of hundred metres.
The Gold Mines we will mention are the bigger mines, Magenta Gold Mine, Gold Bar Mine, Alliance Gold Mine, Chiltern Valley Number One Gold Mine, Chiltern Valley Number Two Gold Mine. We have also featured Attrey's Reef as it is easy to get to and shows many small shafts running down the the reef. So if you are a tourist in Victoria or simply intersested in Victorian Tourism, come and see the gold mines in the historic town, or preview them on this net.
The Magenta Gold Mine is located approximately 3 Km from Chiltern. It shows a large open cut section, a stoped section, and two now sealed shafts. There are BBQ and picnic facilities at the site.
The Magenta Gold Mine is one tourist attraction that tourists in Victoria should not miss.
For those tourists in Victoria who love bush walking in virgin forests, this gold mine will be just the thing. There is a complete circular walk of around 8 kilometres through the Chiltern National Park. For the tourists who are just after the gold, the mine is about 1 kilometre from the cyanide dam car park.
The Alliance Gold Mine
Currently a Lake in the middle of Chiltern.
Chiltern Valley Number One Gold Mine
Chiltern Valley Number Two Gold Mine
For tourism in Victoria re Gold Mines, this is an ideal attraction for those tourists who are racing down the Hume Highway from Sydney to Melbourne. Tourism Victoria has provided a comfort station stop, about 25 kilometres past Albury Wodonga, where the tourist may drive into the rest area, where there are BBQ and picnic facilities, and a short walk into the Chiltern National Forest to see the above gold mines.
For more details on Gold Mining in the Area see the Gold Museum at nearby Rutherglen, the Rose of Sharon.
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