Arrowtown Village, Arrowtown

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Once one of the centers of Otago's gold rush, today Arrowtown Village enables visitors to experience this extraordinary period of New Zealand's history. The carefully preserved area retains much of its 19th-century feel thanks to strict appearance rules applied by the local authority. Gain a better understanding of this chapter in Arrowtown's past through a range of activities, such as panning in the Arrow River, visiting the local museum, or exploring the historical Chinese settlement where many immigrants moved in hopes of making their fortune. Complete your trip to the area with a hike along one of the scenic walking trails. With our international travel planner, Arrowtown attractions like Arrowtown Village can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Worth stopping at and taking in the history. Very picturesque and quaint. The shops are good and different and the cafes are all very different. Pick a good one and you won't be disappointed.  more »
  • We didn’t even go into Queenstown. Stayed in Arrowtown at the Arrowtown Lodge and walked or took bikes everywhere. It is true that during the day there could be bus loads of tourists, but they clear o...  more »
  • This is an old Gold Mining Town. Allow a good hour just to walk & take in this lovely atmosphere. There are plenty of overpriced clothes shops along with multiple cafes.  more »

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