Shantytown

10% Discount on all Shantytown tickets purchased at Aachen Place.

Living history in a recreated gold-rush village.  Real experiences, real stories and a warm welcome awaits you...

Open daily 8.30am until 5pm.

We recommend you allow at least 90 minutes to experience the award-winning attraction.  The last steam train departs at 4pm and the park closes to the public at 5pm.

Gold Panning and Sluice Gun

Gold Panning and Sluice Gun

Watch the mighty Sluice Gun in action as it blasts gold bearing rock and sand down the races. Follow the races and flumes to the Gold Claim where the expert Gold Mining Team will tutor you to pan for your own gold - a strike guaranteed!

Sawmill

Sawmill


Experience the sights and sounds of a working sawmill and read stories of real characters from the area

Steam Trains

Steam Trains

 Two fully restored steam locos work the Infants Creek Bush Tramway. Take a 20 minute trip with a stop for photos, talk to the drivers and inspect the cab. Departs hourly.

Old Time Photos.

Old Time Photos.

Dress in the costumes of yestyear and pose for a sepia portrait for a lasting memory of your visit.

The Museum.

The Museum.

The Museum collection holds over ten thousand objects and a thousand photographs, many of these are on display in the park.

Chinatown.

Chinatown.

By the mid 1870's Chinese made up the largest minority group on the West Coast goldfields. Chinatown reflects the way of life of these pioneers, built in recognition of the significant contribution they made to the West Coasts gold rush. Explore their houses and a short gold miner's tunnel.

Holographic Theatre

Holographic Theatre

Using the lasted in 21st century holographic technology to provide full length, high definition figures to tell fantastic stories of murder, hardship, extreme weather, deprivation and isolation that make the character of the West Coast truly unique.

The Park

The Park

As well as all the amazing sights there is an amazing playground for your kids! Sit back and eat lunch while the kids play on the playground!