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Greymouth - Shantytown

Shantytown Heritage Park

Step back in time and discover legendary stories of pioneer West Coasters through a fascinating mix of exhibits & interactive activities in a recreated 1900's gold-rush village.

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, then follow the races to the gold claim and pan for your own gold, a strike is guaranteed! Old time photographs and a holographic theatre show are just some of the other activities available.

With over 30 shops and buildings to explore whatever the weather you're guaranteed a great time at Shantytown Heritage Park.

Licensed onsite café and bar.

Only 10 kms south of Greymouth - well sign posted off SH6

A true New Zealand "must do" attraction.

NOTE: Shantytown Heritage Park is open 8.30am - 5pm daily (except Christmas day). Clients booking via bookme.co.nz can stay as long as they like and the reporting time is flexible even though the booking system indicates a specific time.

Times are flexible but not dates, i.e. you must arrive on the day that you booked for.

Gold Panning and Audio guide can be added as a $12 extra. Any gold caught can be taken home!.

Prices: Adult $31.50 Child $15.50 (5-17 years old) Senior $26.00 Under 5 Free

Available Bookings from February 25 to March 03

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Adult $16.00

Child $15.50

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Adult $16.00

Child $15.50

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Adult $16.00

Child $15.50

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Adult $16.00

Child $15.50

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Adult $16.00

Child $15.50

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Adult $31.00

Child $16.00

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Adult $25.20

Child $16.00

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Adult $31.50

Child $16.00

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Adult $16.00

Child $16.00

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Adult $25.20

Child $15.50

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Adult $25.20

Child $15.50

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Adult $25.20

Child $16.00

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Adult $31.50

Child $16.00

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Adult $25.20

Child $16.00

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Adult $31.50

Child $16.00

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Adult $28.00

Child $16.00

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Adult $25.20

Child $16.00

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Adult $31.50

Child $16.00

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Adult $31.50

Child $16.00

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Adult $31.50

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Adult $31.50

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Adult $31.50

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Adult $31.50

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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Chrissie Patterson from New Zealand wrote on 15 November 2015

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a Great Day

I thoroughly enjoyed my time at Shantytown

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Sandra Hamilton from New Zealand wrote on 09 January 2016

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Lots to see

An awesome experience and plenty of things to see and do. The only thing I would suggest is the photographer being more helpful to make the people look right.

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Sara Syme from New Zealand wrote on 16 December 2016

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Lovely day out

Good value for money compared to other attractions. 4 hours of fun! Very interesting and educational.

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Emma Harnett from New Zealand wrote on 23 September 2016

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Family fantastic

We had a great day at shantytown. Both my 2 and 3 year old were constantly entertained by all the attractions. The new attractions were good and the food and coffees were amazing.

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Ian Smith from New Zealand wrote on 28 November 2014

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Shanty Town

We enjoyed walking through Shanty town, would have liked to seen more people in period costumn to create more of an atmosphere.

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