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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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Savannah, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

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
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10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We saw the brochures around town and really thought it would be fun to pan in a river. So, we signed up and then found out that it really wasn't panning in a river. They dumped a mound of dirt beside the river and that was the only place we were allowed to dig from. Yes, we took the dirt... More

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Cleveland, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I had 2 rings made and they are beautiful if you ever cone to helen ga go here you won't be sorry.its right off highway 115

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Westville, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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 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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