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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!

What You'll Get

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

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 travelers
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)

  • Gold Panning
  • Old Time Photos
  • All Food and Beverages

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

1 to 8 hours

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Shantytown Heritage Park in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.