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Arrowtown Village, Arrowtown
(4.5/5 based on 900+ reviews on the web)
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. Put Arrowtown Village at the forefront of your travel plans using our Arrowtown trip itinerary planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • A casual stroll through the historic Chinese miners village reading the signs as you walk is fascinating. Then a walk along the Main Street which has been faithfully maintains as it existing a 100 yea...  more »
  • From Queenstown about 20 minutes by car, doing fine. Nice town, does little to The MidWest think. Not very big, so you have a morning or afternoon to enough. And you should be by the loads (especially Asian) tourists mesh.
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  • Ended up spending most of our time in Arrowtown as Queenstown itself was not pleasant at all. Lovely cafes and boutiques. Kids enjoyed learning to pan for gold at Dudleys cottage. The walk through the...  more »
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  • Worth visit