The Original Gold Rush Colony

The Original Gold Rush Colony is located on the NSW South coast just south of Bateman's Bay; it is a reconstructed village depicting life in the 1850's. Pan for real gold, visit the antique machinery shed, get a 'wanted' picture taken, check out authentic buildings and static displays and listen to the on-site working rock crusher. 

Available programs:

  • Life on the Goldfields
  • Orienteering
  • Traditional Games
  • Freestyling Circus Adventures
  • 1850's School Lesson
  • Individual wanted posters

Interested in staying overnight? Check out the Original Gold Rush Colony's Accommodation page here.

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