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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  • October 9, 2017
    We visited Arrowtown on the way from Queenstown to Wanaka. The village looked quaint and lovely but the buildings were all cafes, clothing shops, gift shops. The word "twee" came to mind ... as did "e...  more »
  • October 7, 2017
    Beautifully restored old town with lots of shops, cafes and ice cream places. You can see the loving restoration at every turn and they are obviously proud to be an Arrowtown resident or shopkeeper. C...  more »
  • October 5, 2017
    Gorgeous quaint little town with excellent food available. Loved strolling along the river, so peaceful.  more »

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