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…Shotover River. Experience true off-roading, see landscapes that inspired "Lord of the Rings" & "Hobbit" filming and have a chance to strike it rich gold panning.
…bridge, crossing the beautiful Buller Gorge. View the 4.5-metre-high Whites Creek Faultine—epicentre of the 1929 Murchison earthquake. Try gold panning, or if you dare fly back high across the Buller river on the high speed Cometline. En route to the West Coast.
…Kayaking, biking, visiting the haunted Vulcan Hotel, enjoying magnificent-views, reading before the open-fire in the book-lined study, fishing or panning for gold in the creek - every day makes a world of difference in Central Otago.
…attractions. A faithfully restored 1900s pioneer town, born out of and stimulated by the West Coast gold rushes of the 1860s. Ride the steam train through beautiful native bush to a gold claim and pan for gold! This leading attraction also offers wedding and conference facilities.
…ages, tastes and budgets. West Coast activities include caving, rafting, canoeing, kayaking and surfing, jet boating, glacier walks, fishing and gold panning. West Coast Activity Highlights West Coast | Regional Information | Activity Highlights| Scenic Highlights | History Summer is the perfect time…
…of the early gold miners and fossick for gold (no licence is required). In the past, ground sluicing was the main method of working the gold from trough-like hollows on the surface of the area’s sandstone. Nowadays, you are invited to bring a gold pan and follow the guidelines of gold fossicking below…
…after the discovery of gold on the west coast. It still has the feel of a ‘frontier town’, and there are some lovely old buildings to admire. Greenstone (NZ jade) is the town's treasure these days—you can see it being polished and sculpted. You might also want to pan for gold, investigate the museum…
…Creek Falls. Greymouth has a long gold mining history. It's the largest town on the west coast and is known for its awesome seascapes. The local brewery runs tours or you can absorb some west coast history at the museum. White water rafting, sea kayaking and gold panning are other things to do. Greymouth…
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