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“Great tour!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Goldmine Experience

Goldmine Experience
Main Rd, SH25, Thames 2801, New Zealand
+64 (07) 868 8514
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Ranked #6 of 12 attractions in Thames
Type: Tours
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Lyon, France
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“Great tour!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

I really enjoyed this guided tour that has lasted at least 50 minutes:after walking through a gold mine tunnel wearing a helmet(bring adequate shoes because it can be a little muddy),I discovered an operational 19th century stamper battery and did a self-guided tour to explore the photographic museum,view a video presentation and steam-powered machines.

Thanks to the manager or the guide? who is a fount of knowledge and has a real sense of humour,I discovered a lot of topics about NZ mining history,geology and mineralogy,formation of gold commonly associated with silver,its uses....and French history!!

Highly recommended!
admission adults $15children ,under 13 $5

Visited October 2012
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