Guided and Self-Guided Tours

Amethyst Mine Panorama

500 Bass Lake Road, Shuniah, Ontario Canada

56 KM East of Thunder Bay. Turn off Highway 11/17 onto East Loon Road.


Enjoy guided and self-guided tours collecting your own Amethyst. The Amethyst Mine Panorama is one of the must-see destinations in Northwestern Ontario.

Located just outside Thunder Bay, Ontario

Your summer adventure starts here, click on a photo below to view our photo gallery.

Amethyst Mine Panorama is the largest deposit in Canada. It was discovered in 1955 as a result of a road being built to the forest fire lookout tower (McTavish Tower) visible from the mine site. Amethyst production started in 1960 and the mine has produced continuously since then.
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Amethyst Mine Panorama

Located 60km East of Thunder Bay

Phone: 807.622.6908

Hours of Operation

May 15 until June 30th
10:00am until 5:00pm

July 1st until August 31st
10:00am until 6:00pm

September 1st until October 15th
10:00am until 5:00pm