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Gold Prospecting Adventures

18170 Main Street, Jamestown, CA 95327-9254
+1 209-984-4653
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Gold town

This was very interactive as you get the opportunity to pan for gold . Great for the big kids in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
We found Gold!

Amazing few hours with Nik our guide who very patiently showed us the art of panning for gold. Hard... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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18170 Main Street, Jamestown, CA 95327-9254
+1 209-984-4653
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was very interactive as you get the opportunity to pan for gold . Great for the big kids in you all. We had a leisurely walk round lots of intreasting boads to read. Also saw the town with the traditional shops and bars. Do...More

1  Thank susanclarke075
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing few hours with Nik our guide who very patiently showed us the art of panning for gold. Hard work but worth it! Beautiful spot!

Thank BettyBray
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

It's our second successful visit at gold prospecting adventure. We had Frank as our guide. As in our first visit we had an amazing and fascinating time. We learned a lot about gold and gold panning and had lots of fun. We took the 3...More

Thank Efrat F
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Spent a great 2 hours here with the wonderful 'Frying Pan Frank' as our guide in August. First, Frank shared some of his considerable wisdom and experience about gold prospecting - gold is heavy! Then we learnt how to pan for gold, and we all...More

Thank Tegfantrio
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

When we called to make reservations, the lady suggested that we do the 2-hour tour because it won't bore our 6-year old child. She was right; our child had great fun. We, the grown ups, had fun too but were not expecting such laborious work....More

Thank Minnie Y
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Gold makes you feel good. Better than catching that trophy fish! It is nice having a good fishing hole

1  Thank Frank P
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Wanted to learn how to set my sluice box, learned how and more from Frying Pan Frank. Showed up late on Friday afternoon and stopped in to ask Bryant if I could go down to the creek and have someone show me how to properly...More

2  Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Really enjoyed Brent's interest in our family connection to Hangtown and our great great great grandfather Solomon Gorgas journal if of his 1851 crossing. Frying pan Frank connected with our five kids really well and we dug in deep for our fly poop nuggets and...More

2  Thank LilongweChris
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Enjoyed gold panning with 60/4th graders. Solidified gold rush classroom learning through experiencing a real life adventure. 4th graders heard from the guides history about that region of CA. This was followed by a demonstration on how to and time to pan for gold themselves....More

2  Thank Anna w
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Went prospecting the other day with my wife and my two boys 29 and 18. Fryin Pan Frank set us up with a hi-banker and we ran material through that thing for about 4 hours. Mr. Fryin Pan taught us about the history of the...More

3  Thank debdaveforever
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do you have travel packages which includes round trip travel from san francisco, sleeping accomodations and gold panning. i would be travelling as a solo traveller
22 April 2016|
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