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Gold Prospecting Adventures

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18170 Main St, Jamestown, CA 95327-9254
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

From the moment we arrived to the moment we left Table Top Terry took great care of us. Its obvious Table Top Terry loves his job. The techniques and tips he offers were a great help. Wonderful experience for me and my 24 yo son....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

This was a wonderful experience. I have been to California many times but never realized that a company like Gold Prospecting Adventures existed. This is a 'must-do' experience for anyone staying within a couple of hours from Jamestown. Terry was excellent. He took the time...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Melissa B
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Visit yesterday with out two children (12 & 10) Had an absolutely brilliant time. Our guide was very helpful and informative, And we all found gold. I highly recommend visiting. β›πŸ™‚πŸ‘ŒπŸ»

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Danhur81
Reviewed July 28, 2018

I chose this company because of the reviews, the close proximity to Yosemite, and because they host 4th grade classes. 4th grade is normally when most kids in California learn about the history of the state and all that it entails. I wanted my sons...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank carafraser72
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

My sister came to visit from WA state and she really wanted the β€œgold” experience! I read reviews and chose Gold Prospecting Adventures because it sounded like the most authentic experience! We were not disappointed! From reservations to flecks in the pan, we were treated...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jacki R
Reviewed June 24, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed panning for gold in Jamestown! Our host, Tabletop Terry, was very patient and kind with our 7 and 9 y/o. They found the gold that they'd hoped to find! It was the highlight of our trip. We will definately revisit Tabletop Terry...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

My husband has always wanted to gold mine. He was so excited to find that he could actually do it on this real working claim in Jamestown. I was hesitant since we have 3 small children and we were with my sister and brother in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2017

We did the two hour sluice and pan tour. The location was only a few minutes drive from jamestown and we had a few hours to spare so i thought it would be fun. It way exceeded my expectations on that front in that despite...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank heather w
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing! We had a great time up to our knees in the creek! This was a lot of work and a lot of fun! Wear clothes you can get wet in and pack a towel. You will learn amazing real techniques and we found...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank s0k4t0
Reviewed September 16, 2017

We had a wonderful time on our three hour adventure. Our guide, Terry, gave us some history lessons and taught us how to pan and sluice for gold. Yes, we found gold, learned a lot about other metals we found and fools gold too. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank blueh2o4
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September 12, 2017|
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Response from Ironman91 | Reviewed this property |
They will get wet! One parent will need to be with them. We had a 8 year old.