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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
bltconnie
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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
watnillis
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You wouldn’t even know it was there as it’s a hidden gem. Great lookout with plenty of parking and great information and history about the mines

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lisa P
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

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank bltconnie
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.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank watnillis
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)

Date of experience: January 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2017
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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.

Date of experience: June 2017
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

Date of experience: June 2017
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

Date of experience: May 2017
3  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

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Benji J
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