The Adelong Gold Mill Ruins is a heritage-listed site in New South Wales (NSW). It is in the Tumut region and is one of the must-visits while visiting the Snowy Mountains. The ruins are situated 1.5 kilometres from Adelong and 20 kilometres from Tumut. It is in a picturesque gorge on the Adelong Creek.
Adelong provides great significance in the history of the Gold Rush period. It is believed that gold can be found even now in the creeks.
One fun fact is that the total amount of gold won in the Adelong between the period 1850s and 1916s is estimated to be 9000 kilograms.
How to get there?
The gold ruins are around 410 kilometres from Sydney and this makes an ideal 2-3 days road trip from Sydney. This trip can also be merged with a road trip to the Sugar Pine Walk.
Adelong Gold Mill Ruins Site
One can walk around the ruins, even though there is a viewing platform from the hill to see the panoramic views of the ruins. The site is free to visit.
Note: There are also self-guided tours with brochures available at Tumut Visitor Centre.
Address and details of Adelong Gold Mill Ruins site
- Physical address: Adelong Falls Road, Adelong NSW 2729.
- Phone number: 0269477025