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Just 10kms Sth of Greymouth,
40kms Nth of Hokitika.

Shantytown is well signposted on SH6.
Follow the brown highway signs.  


Opening Hours

We are open everyday 8:30am to 5.00pm
(Closed Christmas Day only)

First Train leaves the
Shantytown Railway Station at 9:45 am
Last Train leaves at 4pm


 Shantytown En

Shantytown Entry Prices;

Entry includes Steam Train Rides, 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) 


Current Train Timetable:

9.45am 11.45am 1.15pm
2.15pm 4pm  

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Our Location

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

Freephone: 0800  742 689