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Gold n Gem Grubbin'

75 Gold Nugget Lane, Cleveland, GA
(706) 865-5454
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Ranked #6 of 13 attractions in Cleveland
Type: Other
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Westville, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The young lady was absolutely no help, we ask her several time on instruction on how to pan and she was not willing to give out any info. It was like top secerect info. After returning to base we were stop by another couple leaving for the creek and they were also just as confused as we were.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Children and adults alike had fun sifting through rocks and searching for gems. We invested in a $20 bucket and found quite a few gems. I regret not having the full mining experience of going down to the creek with our buckets and shovels which in addition is cheaper. Overall it was a good experience with friendly staff in a... More

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Bielefeld, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

It was a lot of fun having a day there. Mining in the river is much less expensive, than just take a bucket at the shop. A half day of mining is just 15$ and you can find a lot of gems there. It is a 70 minute drive from Atlanta and a trip worth.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Kids had fun. We bought the 60.00 bucket. As the kids found their gems I just kept checking in the dirt where they were sifting and found gold. See attached photo.

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have visited this site many times in the past and will definitely go again. Spending time with family and friends can't be beat when you're sorting rocks from gems from a bucket. I've found rubies, sapphires, emeralds, garnets, etc in just one trip! If you like, the shop can even turn your treasures into jewelry as a reminder of... More

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Milton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We stopped here on our way to Helen, GA for vacation. We wanted to do some gem grubbing and bought a bucket for us to share. It wasn't cheap but we got some nice gems. As it was later in the day, we were kinda rushed to finish, but they gave us big baggies to put our rocks in and... More

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reston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Have been here a couple of times. I enjoyed prospecting from the pile of dirt they load creek side. Panning for gold at the store is okay too. Never had trouble finding color or gems. The campsites are primitive. I just wish they would keep their dogs from roaming free. They bothered my dog quite a bit and howled all... More

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Hickory, North Carolina, USA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

We were charged more than the website said it cost and the person working the counter needs to acquire some people skills. Not worth the money go somewhere else or do nothing at all, it would be a better experience.

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Decatur, Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

My family drove 1.5 hours from Atlanta because we read and saw how awesome the gem mining experience could be. We pull in and there are big dogs loose and in huge cages. It was extremely small and looked nothing like the pictures on the ads. It was very disappointing! We were very excited and were let down! We did... More

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Gaffney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

My family decided to go gem mining, something we have never done before! We loved it! When we pulled up, I noticed there was also an animal rescue there as well. The young lady in the office, AMAZING! She was very knowledgeable and helped us the entire time. I would recommend getting the larger bucket because you will get some... More

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