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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. Put Arrowtown Village at the forefront of your travel plans using our Arrowtown trip itinerary planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Been here several times over 40 year period. It is getting better every time. Great places to eat and shop. Very old and historic. Lord of the Rings location  more »
  • Nice morning strolling around. Chinese village was interesting. Food was great. Kids enjoyed it too. No crazy crowds. Lolly shop was fun.  more »
  • Loved ambling around this village which offered shopping, cafes, restaurants, entertainment, culture and history to name a few. We enjoyed being away from the bustle of Queenstown for a change and the...  more »
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  • Worth visit