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Gold Panning at Goldfields Mining Centre “Where the Past & Present Meet” A Fascinating Insight into New Zealand’s Early History. IT was the lure of GOLD that brought the first settlers into Central Otago and paved the way for today’s tourist towns …


One of Cromwell’s best-kept secrets – a free visitor attraction that has something for the whole family. When the Clyde dam was completed in 1990, Cromwell’s main street disappeared under Lake Dunstan. Some of the historic buildings dating back to the …


The revamped Cromwell and Districts Museum is located in The Mall. The collections held represent the tangible heritage of Cromwell and the surrounding area and have been built up through the support and donations of the community over many years. They …


Tours of Goldfields provide visitors with an insight as to “how the gold was won”. Mining for gold was reliant on water power from water races high in the hillsides overlooking the site with numerous sluice guns carving out vast areas of the hillside. …


Visit the Cromwell Farmers’ and Craft Market within the Cromwell Heritage Precinct, where an excellent range of local and regional produce is available – direct from growers and producers – during our spring and summer growing season.  Enjoy music and …