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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  • Beautiful old historical town with a great atmosphere. It's clearly a popular tourist stopover - we did encounter a bit of trouble finding a parking space for our 7m motorhome but find one we did and ...  more »
  • Spent an afternoon here while on our trip. Had a walk around the relaxed and picturesque village, and then hired a pan and tried my luck in the river looking for gold. The locals genuinely look out fo...  more »
  • Amasing small town with local cosy atmosphere. Wonderful little museum with Danish history. Small Chinatown area - golddiggers quarters.  more »

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