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Tours

UNEARTHED, SCENIC AND BEHIND THE SCENES TOURS 

There are some amazing behind the scenes and unearthed tours to get you close to the action!  New in 2017, immerse yourself in all things Mount Isa, with scenic Mount Isa Discovery Day Tour  to sample first hand  life above and below ground, including a breathtaking sunset over a desert lake.  Spaces for all tours are limited, so please book ahead to secure your place.

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TOUR Price per person
Mount Isa Unearthed Tour (11, 12 or 13 Aug) $99
Chute Tour* (11 or 12 Aug) $100
Rodeo Experience – 3 days (11 – 13 Aug). Includes gold seat ticket. $370
Ultimate Rodeo Experience – 5 days (09 – 13 Aug) $410
NEW - Mount Isa Discovery Tour – Day Tour (available 1 – 21 Aug) $239
 Spaces limited. No concessions.
* Chute Tour can only be purchased with a Gold Seat pass.

3357 - Website Tiles3GOLD SEAT AND CHUTE TOUR

Catch a  cowboy’s eye view at what goes on behind the scenes.  You don’t get much closer than this.  Feel the hearts pumping. This is the ultimate first-hand rodeo experience. Spaces are limited.  Ticket includes a Gold Seat pass for your best view of the arena.

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UNEARTH MOUNT ISA TOUR 

Visit the famous “Outback @ Isa” and go deep under the earth for a hands on experience at mining and explore ancient fossils. Includes a ‘Hart Times’ underground mine tour, entry to Riversleigh Fosil Centre, ‘Art on Alma’ and the “The Isa Experience” museum.

 

 

3357 - Website Tiles53 DAY RODEO EXPERIENCE 

Combine gold class seating, the 3 day rodeo pass with a Chute Tour  and Mount Isa Unearthed Tour.

 

 

 

3357 - Website Tiles65 DAY ULTIMATE RODEO EXPERIENCE 

The ultimate – gold class seating with 3 day rodeo pass , Chute Tour, Mount Isa Unearthed Tour, Bush Poets Breakfast and the Mailman Express horse race.

 

Mount Isa Sunset

MOUNT ISA DISCOVERY TOUR

Discover the past and present of ‘The Isa’ with a visit to an original tent house, an underground hospital, local art galleries and experience life as an underground miner.  Browse extensive collections of rare mega fauna fossils and explore the interactive mining museum.  End your day with a breathtaking sunset over a desert lake.

Inclusions:

  • Mount Isa City Tour including Underground hospital, Tent house, Arts on Alma Isa Experience
  • Outback Park
  • Riversleigh Fossil Centre
  • Fish Hatchery Project
  • Hard Times Mine Tour
  • Mount Isa Lake Moondarra Sunset Tour
  • Souvenir from Hard Times Mine
  • Air conditioned coach

MEALS

  • Crib meal (pasty, corn meat and pickles sandwich, coffee, tea, milo, cordial and water – 11:00am or 2:00pm depending on tour)
  • Supper – light ploughman’s meal (bread, meat, cheese and pickles) and drinks (beer, wine, soft drinks, water)

Itinerary – Full Day Tour

8:30am Pick up from accommodation
9:00am Underground tour
11:00am Crib room meal
11:30am Riversleigh Museum
12:15pm Break for lunch (own expense)
1:00pm Pickup for City Tour include underground hospital
3:00pm-5:00pm Isa Experience, Outback Park and Fish Hatchery Project
5:00pm Depart Sunset Tour
6:30pm Ploughman’s supper
7:30pm  Depart
8:00pm–8:30pm Arrive accommodation

 

*Times are approx. and subject to change

 

Special Notes/Conditions:  

  • Must be able to walk unaided
  • Make sure you bring a pair of socks, light comfortable clothing (no dresses or skirts)for the Hard Mines Tour
  • Please advise of any dietary requirements

Airport transfers are available at an additional charge

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