Premium The Old Gold Trail Expedition

Join us on a journey like no other, our fully equipped 4WD all-terrain vehicle can handle any conditions. Spend the morning on The Old Gold Trail to discover Central Otago’s rich history. Your driver will take you off road along rugged 4WD farm tracks to a traditional high country New Zealand farm. As you climb up the mountains, you will see stunning sights of Lake Dunstan. Our GPS headsets have in depth commentary and will provide you with stories hundreds of years old from early settlers and teach you about historic farming from this area. Sit back and relax as you drive through the Central Otago wine region and pass the Kawarau Gorge on your way to Old Cromwell Town. Wander the historic streets as the town is bought to life with your themed headsets available in English, Spanish and Mandarin.

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  • What's included :
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Local guide
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    • WIFI
    • Multilingual Themed Headsets
    • Plenty Photo Opportunities
    • Entry/Admission - Goldfields Mining Centre
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Arrowtown Chinese Settlement, Buckingham Street, Arrowtown New Zealand

    Take a short walk through the historic mining settlement of Arrowtown

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Kawarau Gorge, New Zealand

    Take in the breathtaking scenic drive through the Kawarau Gorge as we make our way into Central Otago

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Goldfields Mining Centre, 803 Kawarau Gorge Rd State Highway 6, Cromwell 9310 New Zealand

    Discover the history surrounding the rivers, Shotover, Kawarau and Clutha of Central Otago as we sit down for an informative talk with our local guide to discover the hidden gems of this famous Gold Mining era.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Bannockburn, Bannockburn, Cromwell, Central Otago, Otago Region, South Island

    Travel to Bannockburn where you can see remains from the Gold Rush in Central Otago, now a large wine producing area.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Lake Dunstan, Otago, New Zealand

    Travel to Lake Dunstan, before the man-made lake was formed this is the site of one of the largest Gold Strikes in Central Otago during the Gold Rush ear.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Shotover River, Otago, New Zealand

    See the Famous Shotover River

  • Departure Point :
    Athol Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-61513P1

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