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Save money and have fun visiting the gold rush time machine that is Shantytown. Your own slice of gold fever awaits.
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60 reviews with the most recent first, showing page 1 of 5.
Good fun afternoon. A bit of a ghost town but fun nevertheless. Staff were friendly and the train ride was cool.
Really nice town to learn a lot about the history of the area. Did also gold panning.
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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.
Nice and old, maybe less money would make it more attractive.
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Nice to see the historic buildings and replicas. Not well maintained though.
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).
Ben and Pauline
Good experience with the steam loco (train) and the old village but a little bit expensive.
Authentic, iconic image of the time of the settlers and the goldrush. Worth the money and worthy of your support.
Nicely designed area with old houses, interesting information and it is interactive.
Nice and informative museum. We were expecting some adventure park and were positively surprised. Also nice with children.
It was really made.
A lot of houses are not original, but the information on display tells a lot about the gold rush period.
If you can wash your gold somewhere else - I would not recommend it.