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Shantytown Entry Prices

All tickets to Shantytown include a ride on one of our two vintage steam trains, sluice gun demonstration (when available) and Holographic Theatre Show.

Gold Panning and Old Time Photos are optional extras.

Under 5’s – Free!
Adult – $34.50
Child – $17.50 (5 to 17 yrs)
Seniors – $27.50
Students – $27.50
Single Family Pass – $61.00 (1 adult with 2-4 children)
Family Pass – $82.00 (2 adults & up to 4 children)
Golden Family Pass – $99.00 (as above + 4 Gold Pans)

Opening Times

We are open everyday 8:30am to 5.00pm (Closed Christmas Day only) First Train leaves the Shantytown Railway Station at 9:45am. Last Train leaves at 4pm.


Shantytown is located at 316 Rutherglen Road, Paroa – just 10Km south of Greymouth on the West Coast of the South Island.
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