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1227 S Main St, Angels Camp, CA 95222-9000
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

The best day with my husband, and our 2 kids (6 &9) with !ike and his son! Turns out Jike is a 3rd generation miner and it shows. He had a ton of knowledge, but it wasn’t like a script. He’s super high energy and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

I'm a long-time gold miner and I talked with these guys on the phone a bit ago. They were really friendly and helpful, even though it was clear that I wasn't going to be giving them any business. I thought that was great, and not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank John M
Reviewed April 23, 2018

This was very existing tour. Mike and his family were very kind people we have met in a tour. When we booked the tour and waited Mike to prepare all staffs, we had chance to stay their small store in the down town of Angels...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Ervin C
Reviewed August 24, 2017

My son and his girlfriend went with Mike Darby for a gold-panning expedition and had a great time. They drove to a claim that Mike had access to in order to get sacks of sand that would have some gold in them, then returned to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mary S
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Mike is a excellent host with a lot of humor! It is not a man who is watching the clock and will help everybody to find the gold! So we did find it! We stayed there for more than four hours! It was fun to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Jeroen V
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Mike Darby treats you to a honest-to-goodness Gold-digging adventure when he takes you and your family out to the stream and helps you pan for gold. It's great fun and Mike makes it even better with all his stories. We highly recommend this activity.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We spent the afternoon with Mike and his son. We had an awesome time. This experience was relaxing and easy going. We learned a lot, saw beautiful scenery and....found gold. Lol. Best part was the family atmosphere. Thank you Mike.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Debbie B
Reviewed September 14, 2016

I can't say enough about Mike and his son Joseph. The hospitality that they offer is absolutely amazing. One of the few things that my Grandmother has really wanted to do since she got sick was go gold panning. We honestly did not see this...More

Date of experience: September 2016
4  Thank 239brookeh
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Most tours are herd you in, herd you out. This one is customized from start to finish. Yes, It takes most of the day, but you get to dig for gold in a proven site. Bring water. It takes awhile. The best part is the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank zsazsazoomzoom
Reviewed April 10, 2016

Mike, our guide was very good, taught us what we needed to do to pan for gold. Everything was supplied and Mike was very good and patient with the Grandkids. We actually did find some gold, unfortunately not enough to get rich but everyone had...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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