14.00 - 22.00
028 7035 0000EXT Option 3
Come on in to our Wild West Gem Mine where you can become a prospector searching for gems, fossils and arrowheads!
What's it all about?
This fun outdoor attraction lets you search for real treasures that you can take home with you. Just choose what you want to hunt for from our great selection, pick up a mining box and take it over to the sluice – that’s our amazing new water feature that lets you pan for gems! Then see what you can find.
Its as easy as 1 – 2 – 3 (and 4!)
This activity is outside but entrance is via the centre.
Head outside to the Old Gem Mining Company sluice and discover the hidden gems!
Here's what you can do.
1: Select a bag of mining rough enriched with real gemstones, arrowheads and fossils from around the world.
2: Pour part of the mining rough form the bag into a screen bottom box.
3: Dip the box in the water and watch the gemstones appear as the soil washes away.
4: Learn all about the gems you’ve found