Observe and participate in some great New Zealand stories and explore the heart of the nation at Shantytown. Engaging, interactive activities in a heritage setting.

$17.50 - $34.50

About

Discover fascinating stories of real New Zealanders and experience a recreated gold-rush village.

West Coast isolation, extreme weather and rugged terrain produced stories of fortitude and ingenuity.

Shantytown tells these pioneering stories through a fascinating mix of experience and displays.

Shantytown activities

  • Ride the steam train through native rainforest.
  • Experience the sights and sounds of a working sawmill.
  • Watch the sluice gun blast gold bearing rock and soil from the earth.
  • Follow the races to the gold claim and pan for your own gold.
  • The village, with 30 shops and buildings to explore shows life the way it used to be.
  • Catch the show in our new holographic theater.
  • For a memento of Shantytown nothing is better than an old time photo.

Location

Rutherglen Rd, South Beach, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
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