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Gold n Gem Grubbin'

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Address: 75 Gold Nugget Ln, Cleveland, GA 30528-3715
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Authentic river gold and gem grubbing

This was our second visit and my 15 year old son and I had a great time. Though they have a very nice setup for sifting through buckets of seeded dirt for younger kids, what makes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Randy B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit and my 15 year old son and I had a great time. Though they have a very nice setup for sifting through buckets of seeded dirt for younger kids, what makes this place exceptional is the opportunity to shovel sand from a real gold and gem mine into buckets, and take it to the river... More 

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Thank Randy B
Cleveland, Georgia
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Nothing special about the place, but our younger grandkids enjoyed it. No stones of value were expected, and none were found.

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Thank gatraveler2016
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

10 of our family went this weekend and had a good time. The staff are nice and helpful for all skill levels. The sand used in gold mining has been filtered for size and you pay based on how large the gold pieces will be. I'd recommend the $75 bucket, it is cheaper than the $150 and the gold pieces... More 

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Thank Michael B
Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Most beautiful gem stones. Husband bought my engagement ring here & it is gorgeous and was a great price. Sometimes we visit here just to enjoy the view of the river and check out the old mining equipment around the property. Really cool place to visit and take your family or go on a romantic date with your special someone.

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Thank kl0007
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Brilliant! I went with my Dad and daughters in August 2016. We waded in the river with some shovels and pans and dug around. My father found a very nice colored stone which was a good size and gave it to my youngest daughter, Sam. A few days later we found out that it was a ruby and we sent... More 

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Thank Aprilcadabra
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We bought a large bucket for the family to split as we panned for gems. The kids LOVED discovering their treasures and then visiting the in-house lapidary shop.

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Thank Angela W
Nashville
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The girls had a great hour sifting through their buckets of sand and plucking out various gems. It is worth the cost of admission.

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Thank Napaguy68
Riverdale, Georgia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Heather and Mallory seemed unconcerned, Mallory sat outside talking to a guy for two hours and when we first came in did not even speak. Water was filthy and filled with spiders , leaves and dirt. Needs cleaning. Mallory screamed really angrily and nasty at my 8 year old granddaughter to not pick up the sign. Nothing wrong with telling... More 

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2 Thank catherinetharps
Orlando, Florida
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This would be a 5 if it wasn't for Heather who works there. We went here three times while we stayed because it was quite fun. We did 1 half day at the river ($15 each), two full days at the river ($25 each), and a bucket of gems ($30 for two gallons). The first and second days were amazing... More 

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6 Thank JenCat20
Oviedo, Florida
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51 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We went to this mine because of all the wonderful write-ups on trip advisor, however, we were so disappointed in this place. We had been to other mines on our trip that were sooooo much better and much more fun. There was no-one out by the sluices to guide you and give you insight into what you were finding. Since... More 

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