Kennecott Utah Copper Mine Tour

World’s Richest Mine and the Largest Man-made Hole on Earth!

A 75-mile adventure - Experience this engineering wonder of the world known to be the biggest excavation in history. The Kennecott Utah Copper Mine in Bingham Canyon is also the richest copper mine in history, producing gold and silver, too! 

TIME:  9:30 am - Monday to Saturday

*hotel pickups begin 10-30 minutes prior

LENGTH:  3 hours

PRICE:  $59 Adult  /  $30 child (age 9 and under)

LOCATION:  Free pickup at many downtown SLC hotels

*Free parking lot at Hotel RL, 161 West 600 South

Tour sights include:

  • Fully narrated tour explains the history and operations of the largest and richest mine on earth - copper, silver, and gold

  • Panoramic views at the visitor observation deck of the largest man-made hole in human history

  • Cruise high into the Rocky Mountains for beautiful scenery

  • Witness megaton explosions - detonated twice daily (blasts occur at random times each day)

  • Travel by the world's largest waste-rock repositories

  • See the world's largest earth-moving trucks and shovels

  • Gift shop with copper jewelry and souvenirs

  • PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES next to a 13-foot truck tire and inside a massive shovel scoop