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The Lilly Pad Village

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Address: 24 Adelaide Dr, Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Phone Number: +1 706-534-1317
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Fun for the entire family - come and spend an amazing day, gem mine, play...
Fun for the entire family - come and spend an amazing day, gem mine, play mini golf, fish on our 1/3 acre pond or simply browse our gift shop or relax on our deck. Discount packages are available. We also offer guided hiking! Enjoy a custom designed hiking experience.Our Gem Mining Flumes are covered - gem mine away even when it is raining.
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Great way to spend the afternoon!

While visiting here with another family from Northwest Alabama, we decided to this while the other white water rafted. Found a great deal on Groupon for an all day pass for 4. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Vicki P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

While visiting here with another family from Northwest Alabama, we decided to this while the other white water rafted. Found a great deal on Groupon for an all day pass for 4. The owners were great! Had an awesome day of mini golf, fishing and the kids favorite..gem mining.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Gem mining was excellent. The gems are gorgeous and collecting them was the highlight of my 5 year old's trip.

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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

You'll spend a max of 2 hours here... if it's busy you might spend even less time here. It's cute, but I'm not sure we got our money's worth out of this trip. We only did gem mining for one and fishing for one child and spent over $25.00. We went right before a storm was rolling in... perfect timing... More 

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Waycross, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My son has been wanting to go gem mining for a while now. I stumbled upon the Lilly Pad Village and thought it would be the perfect place to go. We pretty much did all the activities. Our favorite was the gem mining. The staff was very helpful and they even had a person to polish gems on site that... More 

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Fort Myers
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Awesome!! great place for a family vacation..Loved it.. River is great, mini golf, fishing, fun for all ages..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We were invited to the mountains in Blue Ridge, GA by our friends. They rented a cabin off of Aska Road and the kids wanted to do gem mining. I have no clue what gem mining was, there were 8 of us and they paid for a big bucket, which was $80, this seemed really pricey to me, but I've... More 

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I normally don't like gem mining places because you get small bag of sand and you're done in under 10 minutes. That was not the case here. You get a nice sized bucket of dirt with plenty of gems to be found. A very nice lady also walked around and helped us identify what we'd found. We moved on to... More 

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St. Johns, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Took our boys ages 8 and 16 to mine for gem stones. The people were very friendly and knowledgeable. We bought two of the gallon buckets and were surprised by the size and quantity of the stones we found. The area is covered which was appreciated in the heat. Even the 16 year old enjoyed it. The highlight of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I took my family of 6 here and we had a blast! We did gem mining. The cost was $75. A little pricey but I honestly have never gone gemming so it might be a good price. We found loads for cool gems. The staff was great, they answered all our questions. They seemed to know their stuff. They helped... More 

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miami, fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stopped here to Gem Mine and were not disappointed and I think the price was actually fair, the kids had a blast and the attendant was very helpful. We then played mini golf and for $7.95 pp I think it is expensive - now they allow you to play as much as you want but lets be honest that... More 

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Additional Information about The Lilly Pad Village

Address: 24 Adelaide Dr, Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Phone Number: +1 706-534-1317
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Blue Ridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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