Centre Fees & Catering

Student Education Price – $15.00 per student

Includes education programme, train ride and gold panning.

There are special rates for West Coast schools. Please contact the MVEC for details.

Overnight Camp – $15.00 per student

Facilities only, excludes Student Educational Programme. Limit of 35 people staying.

Catering Prices – per student

Costs vary based on requirements.  Please contact our programme coordinator for prices. 


Teachers – Free

Accompanying adults – First 5 are Free

Additional adults at students rates.

Gold panning per adult helper – $7.00.

Please contact us for more information.



Our Café at Shantytown provides a special lunch menu for visiting schools.

Orders can be taken and our kitchen can cater for special dietary requirements.

Education at Shantytown