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Public Fossicking Area Collaboration (5 mile Creek)

Please feel free to contribute to this tread,any information you would like to share on the public fossicking area (5 Mile Creek) 5 km West of Queenstown.Information may include-vehicle access and parking,track locations,hazards,camping facilities,toilets,accommodation,access and/or local info contact numbers,boundary locations,how bad the sand flies are and last but not least any general locations for finding a little gold.(Or a lot who knows!)

Dont forget to upload any good photos or Youtube links too!!

The more of us who contribute the better so don’t be shy.

This could be an excellent resource for us Paydirt gold seekers!!

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Quite tricky access to this creek,limited car parking amongst a series of blind corners.
Found best gold flakes on flatter part of stream 50mtrs above bridge,one of the most beautiful areas in NZ.
Anyone got gold here?

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Can I just thankyou Mal, for all the work that you,ve done putting all this together. Great job.
Cheers X-Terragold


yep well done mal and some useful comments coming in about the various sites to.

A bit more detail on this closeup map