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“Highlight of Reefton”
Review of The Bearded Miners

The Bearded Miners
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The guys are so friendly and know a lot of mining in the day and the history of Reefton.
They make a great cuppa...as them about the possum who takes the beer can in the shed.

Thank Carolyn G
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Reviewed 18 January 2016

We stumbled over the bearded miners as the children were very taken by their dog, and we wondered what we were getting in to. It was great - interesting, the miners engaged both the adults and children in the history, geology and their other activities.

Highly recommended.

Thank glenda117
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

A must to visit these bearded minors. They are very knowledgeably about the "old days" and love a yarn. The old cottage is a replica of what was used years ago and the old fellows are very proud of it.

Thank marie206
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Reviewed 10 April 2015

We've always enjoyed the Bearded Miners when we are visiting Reefton and make a point of dropping in. The children especially liked the table of geological specimens and a friendly chat. We have in the past been able to make a donation too. Possibly the focus has changed to only being a reception area for tours as there is no longer anything to hold our interest nor anyone interested in our interest! Hope the Bearded Miners aren't finding life too much of a struggle...

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Reviewed 4 March 2015

We stumbled on the bearded dudes while wandering around delightful Reefton. The guys were friendly, one gave my husband a scone!! I enjoyed talking to the guys and Lilly the dog was very well behaved and gorgeous! I was slightly disappointed as I couldn't buy the gold and garnets they had mined that morning, however it was good fun!!!!!

Thank Susie W
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