Arrowtown Village, Arrowtown

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Once one of the centers of Otago's gold rush, today Arrowtown Village enables visitors to experience this extraordinary period of New Zealand's history. The carefully preserved area retains much of its 19th-century feel thanks to strict appearance rules applied by the local authority. Gain a better understanding of this chapter in Arrowtown's past through a range of activities, such as panning in the Arrow River, visiting the local museum, or exploring the historical Chinese settlement where many immigrants moved in hopes of making their fortune. Complete your trip to the area with a hike along one of the scenic walking trails. With our international travel planner, Arrowtown attractions like Arrowtown Village can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • We hit it lucky and had a farmers market there as well. All local people selling there goods. Very friendly.the town history is tied to the gold rush and the preservation is very good. Lots of shops a...  more »
  • A step back in time but unfortunately the town is full of tourist trinket and clothes shops which makes it all rather superficial.  more »
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