Tour Hannan Street and the Museum of the Goldfields with its impressive gold vault; stand in Claude in De’Bernales boardroom and discover the shady dealings and rip off scams that conned major investors’ worldwide.
Visit the KCGM Super Pit Lookout, see the opening of the old mine shafts in the pit wall and learn from your personal tour guide the less publicised and untold tales of gold stealing and dodgy doings that are the dark side of our golden history.
Hear about Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s famous skimpy barmaids, the controversy of their employment and the inventive ways publicans have devised to maximize their exposure.
Tour Burt Street home of the Metropole Hotel where miners ingeniously dug a shaft under the Hotel and up through the floor of the front bar and visit the Little Boulder Sweet Shop for some old fashioned treats.
A visit to Kalgoorlie would not be complete without a drive along Hay Street past the infamous red light district with its unique ‘starting stalls’. Cap off your day with an eye-opening tour of a real working brothel and learn the colourful history of the world’s oldest profession, Kalgoorlie style. At the end of the day Goldrush Tours will take you back to your accommodation or the CBD.
Please note Metropole Hotel, “Langtrees 181”, Little Boulder Sweet Shop and Cornwall Hotel are currently not part of the tour. Alternative arrangements for a brothel tour and lunch location have been made.
Tour departs 10:30 am and and returns approximately 4:30 pm.
Tour only available on request for group bookings of 10 or more.
Once a group booking is received balance of available seats will be made available to sell to the general public.
Please check Upcoming Tours page for our next guaranteed departure.
All our prices are in Australian Dollars (AUD) and include Goods and Services Tax (GST) .