Peak Hill has a strong mining history, with gold panning references and mining equipment appearing throughout the town. Located in the Central West Slopes of New South Wales, Peak Hill was established in 1889, after the discovery of gold in the area.
This peaceful country town is home to an open cut mine, which is available for viewing by the public. You can also try your hand at gold panning. Take a guided tour and learn how to find your own gold, or simply relax in town and soak up the country hospitality. The town has plenty of friendly accommodation, hotels and services.