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

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

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icon5 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Immerse yourself in the exciting history of the Colorado Gold Rush, and enjoy the intimacy of a small-group tour. Stroll through the historic town of Central City and follow the steps of the miners as you learn about their lifestyle. Visit an authentic ghost town, tour a real gold mine, and and learn about the mine's history and modern-day mining techniques. Get an opportunity to strike it rich by panning for gold and silver before your return trip to Denver.
  • Explore Colorado’s mining history and mountain towns
  • Learn the history of the 1859 Gold Rush
  • Small group tour has a personalized feel
  • Choose from morning or afternoon departure times
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Professional local driver/guide
Mine Tour Admission
Water refills, please bring a refillable water bottle for your own use
Gratuities for your driver/guide (recommended 20%
Denver Union Station , 1701 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202, USA

Pick up and drop off are in Lower Downtown Denver in front of the Historic Union Station on Wynkoop St. at the flagpole in front of the Union Station & the Crawford Hotel at 1701 Wynkoop St. Denver. Meeting times are 8:15 am for the morning tour and 12:15 pm for the afternoon tour.

This activity will end right where it started.
  • 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 transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Please eat breakfast or lunch prior to your tour pick up time
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY The Colorado Sightseer
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Colorado Gold Rush Mountain and Mine Half-Day Tour from Denver?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
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What is the policy on sanitization during Colorado Gold Rush Mountain and Mine Half-Day Tour from Denver?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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What is the social distancing policy during Colorado Gold Rush Mountain and Mine Half-Day Tour from Denver?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Colorado Gold Rush Mountain and Mine Half-Day Tour from Denver?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Amazing trip with down to Earth People.
Amanda_c
, May 2021
A great tour that you can learn a lot on but relate to the stuff they are saying. They explain things well and make sure you understand and see everything. They go above and beyond to make sure to do more things that you are interested in. I highly recommend!
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Echo lake, my Evans
Nancy_A
, Oct 2020
Didn’t happen, but did the red rock, echo, my Evans. Fantastic tour very informative And accommodating tour guide. Wendy was her name.
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Very Informative
Barbara_V
, Oct 2019
Was impressed with the knowledge of gold/silver mining....enjoyed our beautiful ride to mine and stopping in the old mining towns....
icon Response from Host , Nov 2019
Hi Barbara, thank you for the wonderful review! We are glad you enjoyed the information and the tour. Such a fun part of our Colorful Colorado History and the Wild West.

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