Wherever you plan to go for your next holiday in South Australia, there is bound to be a mine near you! Grab a map and see for yourself. It could turn out to be the highlight of your trip. Not only will you learn a little about South Australia's rich mining heritage you could also enjoy some of the most spectacular scenery.
Read up on your mine and enjoy the visit even more. While there try to imagine how they ever found the place or how they lived in some of these faraway and isolated places. You may even discover that one or two of your ancestors were involved with it.
Below you will find a little information about some of the 25,000 or so mines or mineral deposits which have been, or are still, worked in South Australia.