Pricing

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

Day Packages

Day 1 - Learn the Basics

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

Duration

Price

$250.00 for 2 people
 

$50.00 per

additional person

Full Day

9am - 3.30pm

  • Gold Pan

  • Use a Sluice Box

  • How and where to look for gold

  • Safety tips

  • Learn about the equipment kit

  • 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

Day 2 - Advance Course

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

Duration

Price

$300.00 for 2 people

 

$50.00 per

additional person

Full Day

9am - 3.30pm

  • Learn how to prospect for gold reefs

  • Find and identify glacier deposits and terrace deposits

  • 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

Day 3 - Introductory to Commercial Dredging

Day 3 requires you to bring your own own wetsuit, mask and snorkel as we dive into the river in search for more gold. You will also learn:

Duration

Price

$400.00 for 2 people max

Full Day

9am - 3.30pm

  • Where to use a gold dredge

  • How to use a motorised gold dredge

  • How to collect the gold concentrate
    and refine the gold  

  • How to search for gold by diving in the river

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.

Duration

Price

$25.00 for 1 person

15 minutes

All pricing is in NZD

1 hour

$50.00 for 1 person
$100.00 for 2 people

$20.00 per additional person

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)

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

021 201 8244  //  goldpanning@yahoo.com  // 
775 Collingwood-Bainham Main Road, Rockville, 
Golden Bay, New Zealand

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