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Gold n Gem Grubbin'

Address: 75 Gold Nugget Lane, Cleveland, GA
Phone Number: (706) 865-5454
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Ranked #6 of 14 Attractions in Cleveland
Type: Other
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Memphis, Tennessee
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We randomly picked this place for the kids to do some mining. We have a 9-yr-old and 13-yr-old who both enjoyed it. We got them both a bucket for $30 each and they spent about 30-45 minutes sifting through their bucket coming up with some amazing finds in their bucket of all kinds of gem stones of all sizes. It... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We visited the mine yesterday. This was our 2nd trip to this mine as we visited 2 years ago. We chose to do the river grubbing for half a day. Keep in mind everyone has to pay even if they aren't going to participate. We had 4 adults, 2 teenagers and a 9 year old in our party. We panned... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Ok...I have to admit my husband and I were a bit skeptical at 1st when we called to make reservations for the campground and they said there were only 8 RV hookup sites. We have never camped at a campground that small and were not really sure what to expect, but we're pretty laid back people so we knew if... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Take it for what it is, we had a really good time. Our older children loved finding the gems even if the experience was a little pricey. Family time in the outdoors with no electronics or distractions was well worth it. We found the lady in the shop very sincere and informative when chatting with us and our chatty children.... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Second time to visit here.staff friendly this time easy to find looks like they put out some more signage had our own gear pan went to river few other people there all friendly and all have stories on how they pan which is nice. Did not find any good gold from the pile found some gems. Hard work sifting but... More 

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Cleveland, Georgia
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Sometimes the owner is here and he will walk you thru everything, but his employees are lackluster. Here's the deal: you buy a bucket of dirt and sift thru it to find the gems/gold. If you don't know what to look for, you WONT FIND IT. Before you take your kids to any gem dig - KNOW WHAT TO LOOK... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The staff was very helpful on arrival and showed us how to pan for gold. We chose to go to the river, even though we were told our chances were much better buying a bucket. We were looking for the experience in the river since we can really buy a bucket of rocks or gold and pan in the wells... More 

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Snellville, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We come hear year after year when kids are visiting from Michigan. Great, friendly and fun place for all.

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Royal Palm Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The gems are mixed in with plain rocks so it's nearly impossible to tell the difference between most of the gems from rocks to an untrained eye. Some of the gems are shiny like peridot so that is easy to spot but rubies are not what they look like in the jewelry store so that can be easily passed over.

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Palm Coast, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

When we first got there, nobody really showed us what to do. They asked if we wanted to find gold or gems. We didn't know how to do either. We said we would do the gold. Then we did the gems. They asked us which bucket we wanted w /o telling us anything about them . We bought a bucket... More 

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