BHP Billiton’s Mt Whaleback Mine is the world’s largest open cut iron ore mine. Discovered in 1957 by veteran prospector Stan Hilditch, the iron ore deposit was named Whaleback because it resembled the shape of a humpback whale.
This tour departs from the Newman Visitor Centre at 9AM and 2PM on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday. A minimum of 10 people is required for the tour to operate. Please visit the Newman Visitor Centre website or call them to book your spot!