We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Blue Diamond Gemstones & Panning

Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 1823 Highay 55 West, Cary, NC 27519
Phone Number: 9193039745
Website
Tuesday
Closed
See all hours
Hours:
Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 3 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 2
    Excellent
  • 1
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Don't judge a book by it's cover

OK so this place doesn't look like much and many people drive right by the makeshift sign. There is nothing fancy here, no high tech fancy anything. Here's the secret though - the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
luckygirl21
,
connecticut
Add Photo

3 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this attraction
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
connecticut
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

OK so this place doesn't look like much and many people drive right by the makeshift sign. There is nothing fancy here, no high tech fancy anything. Here's the secret though - the kids LOVE it. They will pan for gems as long as you will sit there. The best part is the owners and folks who work there. They... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Indiana, USA
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Phil has created a wonderful hands-on panning experience for birthday parties, Cub Scouts, etc. He is very knowledgeable and brings bags of potash to this site and the children can take home whatever they find. Great activity for a different birthday party.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Morrisville, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

At Blue Gemstone Panning, you can select what type of item you want to look for-either fossils or gemstones. Each bag is $15. After you select you bag, you take it to the sluice area, and add some of the dirt to the screens that are provided and rinse off the dirt and see what you have found! Gemstones include... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Blue Diamond Gemstones & Panning also viewed

 

Been to Blue Diamond Gemstones & Panning? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Blue Diamond Gemstones & Panning staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?