Goldrush Tours, The Prospectors Golden Loop
Leave Kalgoorlie-Boulder traveling westward along the Great Eastern Hwy to “Jack Carins Camp”, a humble dwelling where even today some prospectors still live underground.
Driving onto Coolgardie and learn about Ernest Giles who was documented to be WA’s last great explorer. Enjoy a guided tour of “Warden Finnity’s home” who was responsible for the signing of “Paddy Hannans Claim” of 1893. After a short drive visit the general museum, the Apothecary Museum and Ben Prior’s Open Air Museum.
From Coolgardie you make your way to Ora Banda we you will learn about Modesto Varchetti, who was trapped underground for nine days and the ghost town of Kunanalling.
Arriving at Ora Banda learn about the gold finds in the area and about the bombing of the hotel. Here your guide also explains about the State Battery built in 1913. Depart Ora Banda driving through “Grant’s Patch” and arriving at the “Broad Arrow Hotel” home of the movie The Nickel Queen, starring Googie Withers and many other well known Australian Actors.