Gold Hunting Adventures
Come along to the river and learn how the professionals find and pan gold. We conduct day trips for small groups, from a special family day out to tutoring the seasoned prospector.
Traveling to our local gold fossicking areas and a working gold claim, we teach how and where to find gold nuggets using gold pans, sluice boxes and gold detectors. Our expert guides with years of experience also point out the do's and don'ts of safety in and around New Zealand rivers.
We teach how the professionals pan for gold! Take home the gold you find in vial supplied by us.
Gold Nugget Detecting
Find those elusive gold nuggets in the rivers and mountains with the latest gold detectors.
Jewellery, Coin & Relic Detecting
Use a modern relic/jewellery detector to recover high value targets and avoid the rubbish.
Find gold from the comfort of your own home with our sacks of Paydirt filled with gold.
Choosing the Right Detector
We'll give you advice on choosing the right detector for your requirements for your needs.
Set up a sluice box and learn where to find gold pay dirt and how to put it through the sluice for maximum gold recovery.
New Zealand Geology
Learn about how gold is formed and gets to the rivers. You'll even be able to track the mother load!
Find gold at home!
Gold Hunting Adventures have partnered up with
Gold Panning NZ and are now selling gold paydirt kits and equipment. The sacks of Paydirt is loaded with gold and with our favourite pans and accessories, you too can feel the excitement of finding gold from the comfort of your own home. Beware though, this can cause gold fever and cause you to get in the great outdoors in search of more gold nuggets.