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Tour of Herberton & Watsonville

Cairns Museum


Started: 20 May 2018 09:00
Finished: 20 May 2018 17:00

The Cairns Historical Society is joning forces with the Far Northern branch of the National Trust to lead a special coach tour of the historic towns of Herberton and Watsonville.


The tour is part of the National Australian Heritage Festival and will take place on Sunday 20th May

The tour will be led by heritage specialist Dr Dawn May and mining heritage expert Dr Jan Wegner, Senior Lecturer in History at James Cook University and Vice-President of the Cairns Historical Society. The tour will provide a wonderful glimpse into the history, built heritage and mining activities of these early communties of the Far North.

The tour cost is $40 and booking is required by the 8th May.

Tour departs Cairns Museum at 9am and returns to the Museum at 5pm.

Bring morning tea and lunch and a gold coin for donation for the Mining Museum.

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