Queenstown expeditions The Old Gold Trail
Visit Arrowtown, Cromwell, Bannockburn
Stop for morning tea at a small working sheep farm
Audio available in English, Mandarin or Spanish
Visit the historic gold mining towns of this beautiful region with our experienced, knowledgeable and friendly drivers.
Departs 8.00am returns 12.00pm Daily (Allow 4 Hours) Accommodation pickup available.
Visit a small high country sheep farm where we stop for a tasty morning tea.
Historic walk with audio
Walk through the old historic town of Cromwell while listening to the untold stories of from the gold mining era of this area. We then visit the roaring Meg power station lookout.
Join us on a journey like no other, our fully equipped 4WD all-terrain vehicle can handle any conditions. Spend the morning on The Old Gold Trail to discover Central Otago’s rich history. Your driver will take you off road along rugged 4WD farm tracks to a traditional high country New Zealand farm. As you climb up the mountains, you will see stunning sights of Lake Dunstan.
Our GPS headsets have in depth commentary and will provide you with stories hundreds of years old from early settlers and teach you about historic farming from this area. Sit back and relax as you drive through the Central Otago wine region and pass the Kawarau Gorge on your way to Old Cromwell Town. Wander the historic streets as the town is bought to life with your themed headsets available in English, Spanish and Mandarin.
- Visit a real working New Zealand Farm
- Travel through award winning wine country
- Visit old gold towns Of Arrowtown and Old Cromwell Town
- Hear the untold stories of gold mining history in this area
- Accommodation Pickup
- Morning tea provided
- Complementary water on board
- Full commentary in English, Mandarin, Spanish
- Photo stops along the journey