Shantytown Heritage Park

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67 Rankers Reviews

61 Face-to-Face

17 Heritage Attractions

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South IslandWest CoastGreymouth

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  • Museums and Galleries
  • Heritage Attractions

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Showing 8 reviews of 61.

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Justine

Ranking: 9/10

Arrived for opening.... went on the train, panned for gold and saw all the places... loads of interesting history and learnt things which was a bonus.
went to have a photo and lunch but could not find staff and the photo place was not available.
three hours later we emerged.... still could have spent more time reading and exploring but we were hungry.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Jozef Pinkerton

Australia

Ranking: 7/10

Good fun afternoon. A bit of a ghost town but fun nevertheless. Staff were friendly and the train ride was cool.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Sven Fimne

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Really nice town to learn a lot about the history of the area. Did also gold panning.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Sammy Kerrod

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Iconic kiwi activity with hilarious local staff. Very well kept grounds with lots of interesting history = steam train is a must do! Well priced cafe with generous portions.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Jasmin Krause

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Nice and old, maybe less money would make it more attractive.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Gesche

Germany

Ranking: 6/10

Nice to see the historic buildings and replicas. Not well maintained though.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Michael Busching

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Very lovely place, it is a rebuild of a little town during the gold rush. They even have an old train and you can search for gold (an extra $7).

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Ben and Pauline

France

Ranking: 7/10

Good experience with the steam loco (train) and the old village but a little bit expensive.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in February 2016