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Reefton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

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Informative, great displays

An excellent I-Site. Friendly knowledgeable staff, great visual displays, lots of local and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oamaru, New Zealand
Good museum

Nice layout of the centre. Good museum to visit, located at the back of the centre and there is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wellington, New Zealand
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“small town”(4 reviews)
“gold mining”(3 reviews)
“power house”(2 reviews)
67 - 69 Broadway, Reefton 7830, New Zealand
+64 3-732 8391
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent I-Site. Friendly knowledgeable staff, great visual displays, lots of local and regional material free or to purchase.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jacquiewebby
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice layout of the centre. Good museum to visit, located at the back of the centre and there is a bank attached to the centre.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wens73
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Definitely worth visiting here. There is a very informative room on the areas history, wildlife and plants. Also a idea of what it was like to be in a mine. Good selection of books and maps.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 2012kim
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Great experience lovely lads explaining old fashioned mining a must do when in reefton nice weather a must

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank tarshe
Reviewed 11 May 2018

The lady at the I-Site was cheerful and helpful when we made a quick stop at Reefton and want to see some of interesting spots in this small town. She advised us to take the Power House walk along the river and then ending at...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank santo-trainsspotter7
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Reefton was a stop on my big road trip for the day and I wish that I had more time to spend there. While the town is not big it had a great feel to it and I would have been happy to spend more...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 917jodi
Reviewed 25 February 2018

This site has a great little museum which gives a great insight into the rich gold mining history of the area. It also details how Reefton became the fist place in the Southern Hemisphere to have a public power supply - generated by hydro. Well...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank WilsonOwen
Reviewed 19 December 2017

We had a great swim in the river and went on multiple tramps! At the end of the day we had an amazing dinner at Alfresco's. The staff was attentive and the food was perfect! They also gave us great advice and history about the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank burnj2
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is a small town, with mining history. The lunch was good. Light with salads. Then you walk to the visitors center and they have a mining tour and display . The guide was very interesting but overall I didn't really enjoy it. Sorry

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank canada777-1207
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Have a look, learn something you didn't know about the area. The west coast is great with so much history

Date of experience: December 2016
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