Shantytown Heritage Park



66 Rankers Reviews

61 Face-to-Face

19 Heritage Attractions

32 Museums and Galleries

21 Greymouth



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South IslandWest CoastGreymouth


  • Heritage Attractions
  • Museums and Galleries




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Jozef Pinkerton


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 over 2 years ago

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Sven Fimne


Ranking: 9/10

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

Reviewed over 2 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 almost 3 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Jasmin Krause


Ranking: 8/10

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

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Ranking: 6/10

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

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Michael Busching


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 over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Ben and Pauline


Ranking: 7/10

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

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Martin Bakker


Ranking: 9/10

Authentic, iconic image of the time of the settlers and the goldrush. Worth the money and worthy of your support.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in December 2015