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Coal Industry Centre - Tours

Providing the link between community and industry...

The Coal Industry Centre provides onsite experiences for many groups within the community and visitors to the Hunter Valley. Through coordinating inspections of suppliers service providers and coal mine operators, visitors can choose a tour that best fits their level of interest.

Technical Study Tours

The Coal Industry Centre can coordinate technical study tours for overseas delegations and industry partners. A comprehensive itinerary of inspections and guest speakers covering the major aspects of the coal mining industry is offered at a technical level. Inspections of underground and open cut mines, power stations, mining and transport infrastructure, port of Newcastle and ship loading facilities are available.
Duration: 1 to 3 days.

Educational Excursions

The Coal Industry Centre coordinates educational excursions for primary, secondary and tertiary students studying the coal industry. Specific areas of interest include environmental, economic, historical and social impacts of mining on rural communities. Students investigating careers in the coal mining industry are catered for with career day opportunities to visit prospective employers on site.
Duration: 1/2 to 1 day.

Seniors and Tourists

The Coal Industry Centre offers Seniors and Tourists who are seeking an enjoyable learning experience of Australia's largest export industry and domestic source of energy, a safe and fully escorted coal industry tour.
Duration: 2 to 4 hours.


All open-cut mine tours are subject to favourable weather and road access conditions. Some on-site inspections require the wearing of personal protection equipment PPE (safety helmets, safety glasses and reflective vests).

All visitors to mine sites need to experience a visitor induction.


Both 4WD vehicles and buses can be used.