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Tours of the former British atomic bomb test site in the Maralinga-Tjarutja lands of South Australia
43 McKenzie St, Ceduna, South Australia 5690, Australia
+61 427 581 341
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

Yes, this is my third visit, the first being with the army in 1961 during trials, the second in 2012 as an ex serviceman, and recently again as a tourist with a tag along group that was visiting on their way through to Leonora. This...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Robin is amazing and so welcoming. His knowledge is second to none and the way he shares his history makes you want to listen to more and more. There is a terrific camping area or you can stay in family friendly accomodation with a full...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Am sitting in our motel room having just returned from our 2 night - 3 day trip to Maralinga. The drive in took us about 6 1/2 hours from Nundroo which included a couple stops, one being for about 90 minutes at the Ooldea rail...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful tour, you are guided by Robin who has unbelievable knowledge of the area . You are taken back to a time when the world was just entering the Cold War and the race to build Nuclear bombs was on. We saw several...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We recently did this tour and found it very interesting. It’s amazing what can go on in the middle of nowhere unbeknown to many. Well worth the trip out there and our guide Robin was a walking history book if this place. Top Bloke!

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Being of an age to have lived (all be it youngsters) during its operation, it is frightening what our Govt allowed to happen in our country by a foreign power. Gullible people blindly believe Govt's act in our interests, hahaha. Our guide was Robin who...More

1  Thank Clangers_12
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This was a very interesting and enjoyable tour. Robin is an extremely informative guide, who made or stay pleasant, as well as fascinating. Like others before me, I have no hesitation in recommending this trip to anyone who is interested in Australian history

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Wow. What a wonderful tour. Robin is a wealth of information on the history of Maralinga. A very worthwhile tour. Lots of interesting flora and fauna too. Basic but more than adequate amenities adds to the outback experience.

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

I served at Maralinga from November 1963 to November 1965 so this trip was a trip down memory lane. Some say that you should never go back but I'm pleased that I did. I chose the fly in trip with Chinta Airlines and that worked...More

4  Thank donr706
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The guided tour was excellent, information was mind boggling as to what happened during the time of the atom testing & the after effects that followed. Our tour guide Robin, passed on his many years of knowledge to us, which we all really appreciated. Robin...More

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TimFroling, Public Relations Manager at Maralinga Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thanks to the "Seymour Mob", for your great review. Robin does have a passion for the history of Maralinga and it shows. Glad you enjoyed.

Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is a terrific tour showing an important part of what went on not that long ago. I found it almost unbelievable. But as they say, seeing is believing, and with Robin as a walking talking encyclopedia of all that is Maralinga, I thought this...More

1  Thank Gordon F
TimFroling, Public Relations Manager at Maralinga Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hi Gordon, it IS an important part of our history, though a virtually unknown piece. Thanks for the fantastic review, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit so much.

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Response from Amy H | Property representative |
Hi Ted, everything you need to know can be found here on our website. I can't post links here but if you Google Maralinga Tours, we should pop up! Unfortunately we are only set up for online bookings due to patchy phone... More
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