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Dukes Creek Gold & Ruby Mines

Closed Now: 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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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 12 August 2018
dka C
Fun and Exciting!

The man who owns the property is extremely knowledgeable about gems, their properties and the... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Kylee M
Liberty, South Carolina
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  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gold panning”(8 reviews)
“gem mining”(7 reviews)
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6145 Helen Highway, Helen, GA 30571
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Reviewed 12 August 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

5  Thank dka C
Reviewed 4 August 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!

1  Thank Kylee M
Reviewed 24 July 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

Thank willys283
Reviewed 20 July 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

Thank RobertC2406
Reviewed 11 July 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

Thank Dunia C
Reviewed 11 July 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.

Thank michelle21572
Reviewed 8 July 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

Thank Penny T
Reviewed 4 July 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

3  Thank rene l
Reviewed 29 June 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

Thank lmrf2004
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We decided to try Dukes out for mining after having subpar experiences in town. I'm glad we did! Not only were the prices good, the gentleman working there was fantastic - he took the time to talk to everyone there, particularly the kids mining. He...More

1  Thank jlmn0221
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