Pan for treasures—Explore our mine shafts—Excavate the sand pits. KEEP WHAT YOU FIND.
Buy a bag of our premium prospector mix and uncover your treasures with our handmade, old-fashioned sluices and sifters like a real Gold Rush prospector. Grab a hard hat, a lantern, and your pail and explore a mineshaft filled with undiscovered gems, minerals, fossils, and more. Explore our sand pits: with a shovel, pail, and some hard work, you’re sure to find something amazing! Be the first person ever to see inside a geode when you crack it open with our press.
Sift through bags of authentic mining rough to discover your own unique treasures. There are four types of bags, each with their own special surprises!
Note: We cannot guarantee the exact contents of each bag.
YELLOW GEMSTONE BAG
8 ounces of gems from all over the world, plus a crystal point and an arrowhead
GREEN EMERALD BAG
12 ounces of gemstones plus real emeralds from Brazil.
Authentic fossils including whale bone, shark teeth, dinosaur bone, and many sea fossils from all over the world.
8 ounces of gemstones, arrowhead, crystal point, fossils, shark teeth, and an awesome surprise only available in this bag.
A MINE SHAFT
Grab a bucket and a hard hat and prepare yourself for a trip into the mine shaft! Use your helmet lantern to search for your very own gemstones, fossils, seashells, and various other hidden treasures!
Tackle our sand pits with a shovel, a brush, and an oversized sifter to see if you can find all the treasures hidden beneath the sand. This activity is so loaded with goodies that you might want to bring a friend along for the adventure!
PARTIES, GROUPS, AND CAMPS
Our activities are great for school groups, birthday parties, summer camps, and family fun! We offer discounted rates on activities for groups of 8 or more. Contact us for details.