Strike It Rich

Dramatic shifts in the earth’s crust, volcanic eruptions and environmental changes, have left behind a country embedded with great mineral wealth. Discover the secrets of the ages in the treasures atop and layers below the Tropic of Capricorn.

Please Note: You need a permit/licence to fossick on any public fossicking sites. Permits can be purchased for a small monthly fee and are available from numerous small businesses and licence agents throughout the region. Drop into an accredited Visitor Information Centre or log onto for more information.