Utah Copper Mine Tour

World’s Largest Man-made Hole and Richest Mine


Go inside the largest man-made hole and richest mine in world history. Nearly 1 mile deep and 3 miles wide, the Bingham Canyon Mine of Kennecott Utah Copper is one of the Modern Engineering Marvels of the World

  • Largest manmade hole on earth, it’s visible from space!

  • Richest copper mine in history, 115 years old

  • World’s biggest trucks, shovels at work 24 hours a day

  • Fun photo opportunities with mine equipment

  • Scenic Rocky Mountain views

TIME: 9:30 am, Monday-Saturday

  • Pickups begin with Hotel RL at 8:55 am

LENGTH:  3 hours

PRICE:  $59 Adult  /  $30 child

LOCATION:  Free pickup at many downtown hotels, choose your location during checkout

  • FREE PARKING available at Hotel RL

Sights of the Kennecott Utah Copper Mine at Bingham Canyon

  • 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

  • WORLD’S LARGEST earth-moving trucks and shovels

  • COPPER GIFT SHOP with copper jewelry and souvenirs

  • PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES in front of a 13-foot truck tire and inside a gigantic mining shovel scoop