Heritage and Gold Mine Tours
Guided Tours - Reefton – West Coast
There are better ways to spend a day, like spending a day in Reefton on the Wild West Coast of New Zealand. Ronnie and Paul invite you to call in and explore their backyard. From just $25 you can join them on exclusive tours through Reefton’s golden past to the present days Globe Gold Mine.
Spend the morning...
Learn how the Reefton folk helped New Zealand grow as a nation by experiencing the lives of the prospectors, miners and families who flocked to Reefton in the 1870 gold rush. We invite you to walk around Reefton’s historic buildings and sites with us, stopping en route for a cup of the Bearded Miners special billy tea. As an extension to our social history tour we can take you up to the Black Point Museum to access to an extensive collection of memorabilia including a Stamper Battery used to crush rock and extract gold. Reefton Heritage Tours...
Have a bite to eat…
So you're in Reefton ready to soak up the heritage and see the Globe gold mine – best not to do it on an empty stomach. Follow your nose down the main street, pop into The Future Dough Co Cafe & Bakery, find a table and have some lunch before climbing aboard our bus to visit Reefton’s modern gold mine.
Spend the afternoon...
Drive to the pits edge of OceanaGold’s open pit mine. Kitted out just like a miner, you gain exclusive access around the mine, machinery and plant as our guide talks you through the gold mining process. Surrounded by breathtaking views of the rugged Paparoa and Victoria Ranges your guide will also explain the environmental management of the mine and National Park. Globe Gold Mine Tours...
ITS EASY TO ARRANGE YOUR TOUR
you can book at any NZ i-site or contact us direct
TOUR SCHEDULE OF THE GLOBE GOLD MINE
|2013||DECEMBER||Saturday 7th||10 am|
|DECEMBER||Saturday 21st||12 noon|
|DECEMBER||Saturday 28th||2 pm|
|DECEMBER||Tuesday 31st||2 pm|
|JANUARY||Thursday 2nd||12 noon|
|JANUARY||Saturday 4th||2 pm|
|JANUARY||Wednesday 8th||12 noon|
|JANUARY||Wednesday 15th||12 noon|
|JANUARY||Saturday 18th||12 noon|
|JANUARY||Wednesday 22nd||12 noon|
|JANUARY||Saturday 25th||2 pm|
|FEBRUARY||Saturday 1st||10 am|
Kit up and come with us up to New Zealand's newest open pit gold mine. Being mined by OceanaGold, it's at the Globe just south of Reefton in the middle of Victoria Conservation Park. "From the big haul truck lovers to the greenies, from mining enthusiasts to history lovers, our tours have something for everyone...”
It's easy to arrange your tour...
Allow 2.5 hrs for your tour, and to comply with health & safety, please wear suitable clothing as specified here...
RATES: Adults $55 | Children $30 (5+) | Family $120 (2 adults & up to 3 school aged children)
FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE: Tours outside our schedule are welcomed. Minimum of 4 adults only $220.
Ask about our group booking discounts from 8 people