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Colorado Gold Rush Mountain and Mine Half-Day Tour from Denver

By The Colorado Sightseer
5.0/5
Price is AU$118per adult

Features

Free cancellation available
5h
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless payments
Vehicles and venues disinfected

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Professional local driver/guide

  • What's included

    Mine Tour Admission

  • What's included

    Water refills, please bring a refillable water bottle for your own use

  • What's included

    Entry/Admission - Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour

  • What's excluded

    Service charge for your driver/guide (recommended 20%

Know before you book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation in the unlikely event there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

  • We will walk into the mine on the tour, not recommended for anyone that is claustrophobic

  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately and bring a jacket for inside the mine

  • Some places in the mine can be a little muddy please wear shoes that clean up easily

  • Near public transport

  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

  • Please eat breakfast or lunch prior to your tour pick up time

  • Most travellers can participate

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers

  • Guides and guests will wear face masks while in the van until regulations change

  • Returns to original departure point

What you can expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Denver Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202-1047

Meet at the flagpole in front of historic Union Station on Wynkoop Street located in lower city centre Denver.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Rocky Mountains, CO

Drive up into the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Colorado and follow the foot steps of the pioneers and miners on their quest for a new life and trying to strike it rich. See wonderful mountain views and rugged canyons.

Pass By: Clear Creek Canyon, Clear Creek County, Georgetown, CO 81211

Travel through this beautiful rugged mountain canyon following Clear Creek and the gold rush trail of 1859. Look for Bighorn Sheep on the steep canyon walls and rock climbers.

Stop At: Central City Opera House, 200 Eureka Street, Central City, CO 80293

Walk down the historic streets of Central City what was once considered the richest square mile on earth during the 1859 Pikes Peak or Bust Gold Rush Days. Visit a real ghost town from the boom times.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour, 1016 Biddle Street, Georgetown, CO 80444

Take a tour in a real gold mine. Learn about old and new mining techniques. Experience what it was like to be a hard rock miner back in the 1860's in Colorado.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Historic Georgetown, 103 W 7th St, Georgetown, CO 78626-5702

Visit Georgetown where the Victorian architecture of the Silver mining days still stands. Grab a drink in the local brewery or shop in one of the local stores or just admire the history that surrounds you in this quaint historic mountain town.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Denver Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202-1047

End you tour back where it began at historic Union Station located in lower city centre Denver

Duration: 10 minutes

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Gear and equipment sanitised between use

Social distancing

  • Contactless payment for service charge and add-ons

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Location

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Activity Location

  • Denver Colorado

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Denver Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202, USA
    • Denver Colorado

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