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Sugar Creek Gem Mine, Banner Elk

Categories: Tourist Spots, Mines
Inspirock Rating:
3.9/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web
Sugar Creek Gem Mine is located in Banner Elk. Take a look at our Banner Elk itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Sugar Creek Gem Mine and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The young lady working here was polite and patient but the prices (for the pay-off/satisfaction) are pretty steep. We paid $32.95 for my two kids to work through a 2-gallon bucket of dirt that yielded...  read more »
  • Great time! The prices were better than some other places I've seen. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. We bought a 5 gallon bucket and split it. 
  • Learned the names of the different gem stones and where they were mined. The jewelry they had available to purchase were very nicely assembled and had matching earrings and bracelets. I made several p...  read more »
  • Visited today for our first gem hunting experience. Found beautiful stones. The staff could not have been more friendly and helpful!!
  • My wife and I paid online for a reservation on 11/12/2015. Once traveled 5 hours away, the place was closed and all of my phone calls were ignored. Granted we didn't just go here for gem mining, but reguardless we were very upset. The website, google, and their answering machine said they were open. I still have yet to recieve any messages or call backs. So far I have not seen them charge my card, but I will take this to BBB until I hear something from them. My wife and I went to foggy mountain gem mine and they were open. I highly reccomend you to go there instead of this place.
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