All prices are in NZD and included transport from Collingwood, claim hire and equipment.

Day Packages

Learn the Basics

As we head down to the claim which is 15 minutes away, you will learn how to:

  • Gold Pan

  • Use a Sluice Box

  • How and where to look for gold

  • Safety tips

  • Learn about the equipment kit


Full Day

9am - 3.30pm


$300.00 for 2 people

$50.00 per

additional person

  • Crevising and drift gold recovery, History and introductory to the gold detectors

  • Recovery of gold targets (which you get to keep)

All pricing is in NZD

Advance Course

We'll take you on a 4x4 trip further into the forest where you will:

  • Learn how to prospect for gold reefs

  • Find and identify glacier deposits and terrace deposits


Full Day

9am - 3.30pm


$350.00 for 2 people


$50.00 per

additional person

  • More sluice boxing and gold panning

  • Learn about the full use of the of gold detector and how to set one up

All pricing is in NZD

Quick Sessions


Gold Panning Experience 

Come along and learn how the professionals pan gold. You will pan real gold and be given a beautiful glass vial with the gold that recover from your panning lesson.


1 hour


$50.00 for 1 person
$100.00 for 2 people

$20.00 per additional person

All pricing is in NZD

All mining equipment is supplied by Gold Hunting Adventures.

What to Bring

  • Drinking water

  • Lunch

  • Sunscreen and insect repellent

  • Sun hat and sunglasses

  • Long trousers

  • Towel

  • Old walking shoes and/or preferably gumboots (you will be walking and also getting your feet wet)

  • Gloves (handy to have not necessary) 

  • Wetsuit, mask and snorkel (if you're doing the day 3 course)

Get in Touch

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions, we will get back to you as soon as we can.