Excursion-Coolgardie

Guide

Time: 3 Hours
Cost: $45.00
Curriculum: History

Two to three hours of Coolgardie with a Coolgardie Guide. It can include any of the following: Coolgardie Exhibition, Warden Finnerty’s House, Coolgardie Cemetery, Jack Carin’s Humpy, discussing the Varischetti Mine Rescue, complete overview of history, mining, lifestyles past and present, and the two lookouts. State which venues you wish to visit and add the entrance fees to the Coolgardie Guide price. See below for prices of individual venues.

Coolgardie cemetery

Time: 30 Minutes
Distance from Camp School: 40 kms
Cost: Free
Curriculum: History

Pioneer cemetery, Graves dating back to turn of the century including Afghan graves and Ernest Giles. Worksheets available. Coolgardie guide or self guide.

Coolgardie Exhibition Museum

Time: 1 Hour
Distance from Camp School: 40 kms
Cost: $2.00/student $4.00/adult (Supervising adults free)
Curriculum: History

An assortment of artifacts including, various displays depicting lifestyles of miners, Coolgardie’s history, School Room, BBC’s film “Gold Fever” and Varischetti mine rescue 100th anniversary display. Coolgardie guide or self guide.

Jack Carins Humpy

Time: 15 Minutes
Distance from Camp School: 40 kms
Cost: Free
Curriculum: History

Students walk around an abandoned prospector’s humpy. An eye opener as to how the old prospectors lived. Coolgardie guide or self guided.

Warden Finnerty’s House

Time: 45 Minutes
Distance from Camp School: 40 kms
Cost: $2.00/student $4.00/adult (Supervising adults free)
Curriculum: History

A living museum set in the original Warden’s house. Coolgardie guide.