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Shantytown (Greymouth)

Entry / Steam Train / Gold Panning

Price from £18 per person

This is a self-guided tour that includes steam train rides and gold panning (tutored, guaranteed). Shantytown is where New Zealand retells the inspirational stories of the hardy, treasure seeking immigrants who battled through the harsh conditions of one of the most challenging of the 19th century’s Great Gold Rushes to become West Coasters. Tour concludes at visitors’ own discretion.

The train departs at least once per hour with the final departure at 16:00.
Entry fees
Steam train
Gold panning
Hotel pick up / drop off

Months: Year Round  
Days: Daily
Opening Hours
Starts: 08:30
Ends: 17:00
Does not operate on Christmas Day