Activities, Attractions in Arrowtown, South Island

Arrowtown Activities

  • Shop - along Arrowtown's main street, full of boutique shops & devoid of big name brands
  • Eat - in any of Arrowtown's 15 cafes & restaurants
  • Pan for gold - at Dudley's Cottage near the Chinese Village
  • Visit the Chinese Village - see how the miners lived in the late 1800's
  • Bike trail - hire a bike & ride over the two new swing bridges on the way to Gibbston Valley
  • Walk - the mountain trails of Sawpit Gully or climb Tobin's Track & look out over the whole basin
  • Four Wheel Drive - up to Macetown where legends were made or lost
  • Check out the Lakes District Museum & learn the history of one of NZ's most historic towns
  • Arrowtown Autumn Festival 

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