GOLD PANNING


From $95 pp for a half day (Minimum fee for four - $380.00)



Drive with us (tag along)  to the historical Woolshed Valley where we will pan for Gold (You can keep what you find) and hear about the challenges and triumphs of the early goldminers and pioneers.

The Site
The Woolshed Valley is not only famous as one of the Richest Alluvial fields at Beechworth but is also the location of the murder of the Kelly Gang by Aaron Sherritt which instigated the famous siege at Glenrowan and the final demise of Ned Kelly in Melbourne Jail in 1880

The Tour
We drive in convoy from Beechworth to the Woolshed valley via the Chiltern road and Park a short distance from the panning site. From this location we walk the short distance to the creek. You will learn about using the gold pan while hearing of the history of the Valley

Level Of Difficulty
Easy

Where to meet
Meet outside the BEECHWORTH Visitors Information Centre Ford St Beechworth at the arranged time

You Need
Your own vehicle (The sites are about 11 Km from Beechworth) some water and comfortable walking shoes or boots. (You will get wet feet so a change of footwear is recommended)

Bring any personal Medication (Asthma Etc)


Specimen Bottle
You will be given a small specimen bottle to put your gold in.

Booking
For Information or Bookings Contact David
on
  0419280614 or agati@netc.net.au