State Coal Mine Wonthaggi Wonthaggi TripAdvisor

The State Coal Mine is one of Victoria's newest attractions and the only historic coal mine experience in the Southern Hemisphere.

Garden Street, Wonthaggi, Victoria


Location: The State Coal Mine is situated in Wonthaggi, only 10 minutes drive from Inverloch and 25 minutes drive from Phillip Island.

Description: The State Coal Mine offers a journey back in time to discover what life working in a coal mine was like in the 1900s. Venture underground through the dark network of tunnels to get hands-on at the coal face and learn how Victoria’s hard working men extracted the black gold.

  • Free entry to above ground facilities
  • Underground Tours (fee Applies)
  • Visitor Centre
  • Café & Shop
  • Museum & Theatrette
  • Heritage trail
  • Historic buildings
  • Sheltered BBQ area
  • Wheelchair Access (above ground only)
  • Disabled Facilities & Parking 

Admission Prices: Click here for details

Trading Hours: Call 1300 762 433

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