The Experience

Tours, Gold Panning & Mining close to Cromwell & Queenstown

The Goldfields Mining Centre is a special place where visitors can gain an appreciation of the life and working environment of those early miners who struggled against the harsh and sometimes dangerous conditions along Central Otago’s famed Kawarau Gorge.

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Gold Panning near Cromwell & Queenstown

No tour of Goldfields is complete without the chance to pan for gold and there…

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Gold Mining near Cromwell & Queenstown

The power generated by the sluice guns is demonstrated as part of every tour of…

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Guided Tours

Tours of Goldfields provide visitors with an insight as to “how the gold was won”.

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Chinese Village

A replica Chinese Village and miner’s store and shacks evoke a period long since gone.

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Goldfields Mining Centre
State Highway 6
Kawarau Gorge
New Zealand