Gold Panning

Experience the thrill of finding gold like the early diggers did!

You will accompany the tour guide to a select area of the river in Pilgrims Rest, where you will be shown how to pan for gold, and for an hour you can pan out as much as you like, and you can keep
all that you find.

The area is renown for various metals and minerals as well as gold and you may have the opportunity to find natural silver, gold, copper as well as malachite and haematite in the

Your guide is qualified and registered with the Mpumalanga Tourism Authority and will be able to give you information on the history of the region and the gold rush area, as well as the current status of gold mining in the area.

You will be awarded a certificate of participation to ratify that any gold in your possession was from a tourist activity.

Tours are available from 10am until 3pm daily, booking is advised.

Phone (+27) 82 522 1958
Address Pilgrim’s Rest Information Center

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