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Dukes Creek Gold & Ruby Mines

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We struck Gold!

Ok, so it was fools gold, but seriously it was a great time! First you have to understand that you... read more

Reviewed November 21, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia
Fun treasure hunting experience!

We were going to dig for emeralds in NC, but had to look for something easier due to an injury... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
dka C
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Reviewed November 21, 2018

Ok, so it was fools gold, but seriously it was a great time! First you have to understand that you are going for the experience of discovery... you're probably not going to strike it rich finding a "hidden" gem. But you will have a good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jastein
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We were going to dig for emeralds in NC, but had to look for something easier due to an injury. This turned out to be just the trick! We spent a few hours here panning for gold and doing a gem/fossil bucket. We have done...More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank dka C
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

The man who owns the property is extremely knowledgeable about gems, their properties and the prices are fair for the area. We had so much fun and will come back again!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Kylee M
Reviewed July 24, 2018

My son loves rocks and mining so we decided to stop by and we are really glad we did. David Lee was super nice and knowledgeable about the mining and area history. My son's favorite part was actually finding the fossils, he's really in to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank willys283
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Took my wife two younger kids and my 18 year old. We had so much fun we are going back in a couple of weeks for my daughter's 10th birthday. David Lee was very nice,knowledgeable and passionate about what he does

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RobertC2406
Reviewed July 10, 2018

My best friend and I stopped by to pass time and immediately realized that there were many different sizes buckets to chose from. We found so many beautiful gems but fell in love with the "Apache Tears" (They are black but placed against a light,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dunia C
Reviewed July 10, 2018

small family owned place. The owner was very knowledgable about everything the kids asked. It was easy to get to from Helen, just outside of town.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank michelle21572
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Great place for a family to spent time together. Owners were helpful and had a lot Time to spent with us.explained how to mine for gold.what kind of stuff to find in each type of bag and cost. Prices not bad. Nice way to spent...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Penny T
Reviewed July 4, 2018

There are many different size buckets to choose from. The prices ranged from around $15 to $80. You are allowed to share as a family/group. We chose a family bucket and a ruby bucket for a total of $35. 4 of us shared the experience...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank rene l
Reviewed June 28, 2018

My sister wanted to stop here for the kids because she had been here 30 years before with her kids. It was so much fun. Our 11 year old boy and 12 year old girl both got a small bucket and got to use a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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