Experience the Goldfields this School Holidays

       No booking required

Educational Tours to Remember

Pan for real gold in our ponds and keep what you find!

Meet guide at the Goldfields Visitors Centre

(All children must be in the company of a fee paying adult)

GOLD TOUR AND PANNING (2hrs) 1.00pm – 3.00pm

Monday 21st September to Friday 25th September

Monday 28th September to Friday 2nd October

What to Expect

As you are guided through the museum displays, see the various methods of mining for gold, the tools and machinery used, from man, horse power through to steam power.

At the outdoor museum help operate the authentic machines used during the 1850s. Then head to the blacksmith shop where the guide will create a work of art in steel. Then try your hand at panning for the real gold that turned colonial Australia upside down during the scramble for wealth. Keep what you find. Great fun for all ages.


Cost $20.00 pp high school age and adults

$10 per child – primary school age

Family (2 adults 2 children $50)

Under 5 – Free


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