Category Archives: lost gold mine

One Ounce of Gold.


It has taken five years, a lot of digging, a lot of traveling, and a lot of time. But I’ve got there…. finally. The great “Troy Ounce”. If I can add a little more to make up for the impurities…. … Continue reading

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Durikai Fossicking Area.


Holiday break at Christmas is a great time to get out for a dig. This year has been pleasantly cool, with the temperatures below 30 degrees most of the time. I’ve been out for two days so far. Loving it. … Continue reading

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Where to Gold Pan? ( North )


There are a few locations around Brisbane to try gold panning. All require a road trip of at least three hours travel time. These spots are designated fossicking areas or allow fossicking as an activity, on their properties. First I’ll … Continue reading

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Weekend Dig.


Just been away for the weekend. Travelled to Durikai Forest area for a dig, with a friend. We left early on Saturday morning, travelling  three hours to our location, west of Warwick. Booking into the camp ground, we headed to … Continue reading

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Thanes Creek Trip.


Just back from Thanes Creek, south-west Queensland. Tried prospecting in different locations looking for gold, without any success. Can’t find gold all the time. I did get some good photo’s….. It rained several time over the weekend, but the rain … Continue reading

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7 MIle Diggings.


My first trip of the year, fossicking. It’s early summer and hot, hot like a heatwave. I met up with my friend Kevin at his house in the Bunya Mountains. I’m keeping the exact location secret, because there is a … Continue reading

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Agricola, the Broken Dream.


The old gold mine of “Agricola” is located within the boundaries of Conondale National Park, near the town of Kenilworth, approximately 100 kilometres North West of Brisbane. Kenilworth lies on a tourist route through the Sunshine Coast hinterland, in pristine … Continue reading

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