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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  • Arrowtown village feels like you have stepped back 100 years in time. The main street is lined with boutique shops and eateries. Make sure to stop by Terra Mia for lunch if there.  more »
  • Visited Arrowtown during our recent visit to NZ. Reminded us a lot of Bendigo and Ballarat on a non Commercial scale. Great visit.  more »
  • Very pretty place with a village feel. Plenty of walking tracks nearby and a nice variety of shops and eateries.  more »
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