Several relics of the gold mine boom remain amongst old mines. A poppet head stands near the information shelter. An excellent history of the area
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Several relics of the gold mine boom remain amongst old mines. A poppet head stands near the information shelter.
An excellent history of the area is provided on the information shelter.
There is a self-guided walk of the area that forms part of the broader Gold Heritage Walk.
Horse riding is permitted in this area.
The walk to the entrance gate from the carpark is along the road which is made of course gravel road base.
The entry to the park is through a one metre gap on the left side of the gate.
The old mine poppet and a large information centre detailing the history of the area are direclty inside the gate.
The poppet and display are fully accessible once through the gate.
To the left is the old mine face which has level access across a gravel surface. Under the poppet head there is an audio system that outlines: The Victory and Whipstick Gully mines, traditional gold mining techniques, how to pan for gold, and Whipstick Gully sights and sounds in the 1890s.
There are no toilet facilities at Whipstick Gully.
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