18 Shaft (State Coal Mine Historic & Cultural Features Res.)


18 Shaft (State Coal Mine Historic & Cultural Features Res.)

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18 Shaft (State Coal Mine Historic & Cultural Features Res.)



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18 Shaft (State Coal Mine Historic & Cultural Features Res.)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No fires permitted
  • No camping
  • No firearms allowed
  • No drones without a permit


  • Terrain hazards
    • Uneven ground
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
  • Other warnings
    • Vehicles

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Underground Tours Suspended

Due to ongoing maintenance works, underground tours will be suspended to the public until further notice. The aboveground attractions including the Visitor's Centre, museum and heritage trail remain open daily for self-guiding, with free entry.

You can find out more information regarding the reinstatement of underground tours at the State Coal Mine below.

Coal Mine Cafe Temporarily Closed

The Coal Mine Cafe, located within the Visitor's Centre, is temporarily closed whilst an Expression of Interest process is in progress, to find new operators. It is anticipated the cafe will reopen by Summer 2023.
A small selection of cold drinks can be purchased in the Visitor's Centre. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own food, and enjoy the BBQ and picnic facilities.

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