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Skip the Line: Shantytown Heritage Park Experience Ticket

Step back in time and discover a replica gold-rush village set in the late 1800’s. . Discover legendary stories through a fascinating mix of experience and display. Ride the Steam Train through native rain forest, experience the sights and sounds of a working sawmill, watch the sluice gun blast gold bearing rock and soil from the earth, then follow the races to the gold claim and pan for your own gold, a strike is guaranteed! There are over 30 shops and buildings to explore!

per adult from




1 to 8 hours


Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    What's excluded :
    • Gold Panning
    • Old Time Photos
    • All Food and Beverages
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • Visit: Shantytown Heritage Park, Rutherglen Rd Paroa, Greymouth 7805 New Zealand

    Shantytown is conveniently located between the West Coast's major towns Greymouth and Hokitika - just 3kms off the main highway (SH6)

    Open Daily  8.30am - 5pm (expect Christmas Day) We recommend you allow at least 90 minutes for the full Shantytown experience.

    On arrival you will be provided with a self guide visitors map - we offer these in 10 different languages so please ask at the ticketing office if we can provide your made in your preferred language.

    To make the most of your visit please note the steam train departure times and plan your time at Shantytown around this.

    9.45am 10.45am, 11.45am, 1.15pm, 2.15pm, 3.15pm and 4pm

    Please note that during the low season the 10.45am and 3.15pm train may not run.

    Learn the art of Gold Panning! Our highly experience gold claim staff will show you the techniques and tips on how to pan for gold. The gold panning experience is $7.00 per pan and can be purchased at the Shantytown Gold Claim - A strike is guaranteed! 

    Onsite facilities include:

    • Cafe

    • Public Toilets

    • Licensed Bar

    • Post Office Services

    • Playground

    • Native Bushwalks

    • Sourvineers

    • Full conference, Weddings and Event Facilities

  • Departure Point :
    Shantytown is location at 316 Rutherglen Road, Rutherglen, Greymouth 7805
    Departure Time :
    10/1/2019 - 9/30/2020
    Monday - Sunday:08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


English - Written, English - Audio

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Organised by Shantytown Heritage Park

Activity ID: V-56965P1

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