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Good view of mine

This a well set out lookout over the open the open cut mine. Plenty of information re the e history... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
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Well maintained

We were pleasantly surprised by the standard of this lookout. It showed the whole mine, with free... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
Nat W
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Traralgon, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This a well set out lookout over the open the open cut mine. Plenty of information re the e history of the area and its operations. Free telescopes allow a closer view. Note gates close at 5pm Also continue past lookout and follow signs to...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We were pleasantly surprised by the standard of this lookout. It showed the whole mine, with free viewers and the lookout itself was very well maintained, with a decking area and cover area.

Thank Nat W
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Well worth a visit if in the area. Loy Yang A & B power stations produce a third of Victoria's power, or 4,000,000 Horse Power! (3,000 MW)

Thank 7graeme7777
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Fabulous place to see the enormity of the mine and the machinery. It's an easy drive up to the view just out of Traralgon. The kids really enjoyed seeing it.

Thank thefridge2016
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Worth popping in if traveling past on the road, but probably not worth a major detour unless specifically interested in coal mining.

Thank Tim T
Reviewed 27 June 2017

enjoyed the views of the coal miners and the power station . has a picnic area as well it would be could to see it during the week so we could see the machinery working.

Thank TINA B
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We devised our own "Power station" tour for our grandchildren seeing as some one decided to close down the fantastic one that started in Morwell. The boys were fascinated as were we. We passed by again recently and were discussing how we had been fortunate...More

Thank Barbara3835
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The Miners, or (Jack Vines) lookout, is located about a third of the way from Traralgon heading towards Traralgon South and on the way towardsTarra Bulga National Park. It’s named in honour of Jack Vines, who was a local engineer and significantly contributed to the...More

2  Thank 1TraveltheWorld
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Marvel at the scale of the resource. A resource that is unique in the world: no where else can you see a sequence of coal seams totalling 200 m thick with one of the seams a massive 100 m thick. The view is best in...More

Thank Benji J
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

not everyday you see australia's largest open cut mine. I visited as part of the self drive tour that takes in all the power industry attractions. very interesting to watch the machinery working

Thank JohnG3121
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