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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  • A must do if you've never seen. Truly delightful. If you are staying in Arrowtown, put a bit of time into meeting the locals. Very friendly and helpful.  more »
  • Definitely worth the stop - even if it’s just for lunch or dinner. The atmosphere is so quaint and there are lots of shopportunities! We didn’t delve into all the history stuff but it’s there for thos...  more »
  • Lovely historic area! Quaint town center with fun shops & restaurants. Wonderful well made New Zealand products abound!  more »

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