Gold River Gold
Gold Panning Adventures
on Vancouver Island

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Season: June 1 to August 31

Number of Persons 2-Hour
Instructional Excursion
Instructional Excursion
1 Person $60.00CAD $100.00CAD
2 Persons $100.00CAD $150.00CAD
3 Persons $120.00CAD $180.00CAD
Larger groups or schools please inquire for quote please inquire for quote
  Weekends and Evenings
Taxes included in all pricing
Weekends Only
* Taxes included in all pricing

Description 2-Hour Excursion Features 4-Hour Excursion Features
Guided excursion to Gold River Yes Yes
Basic gold prospecting Yes Yes
Basic panning techniques Yes Yes
Advanced gold prospecting techniques - Yes
Advanced panning techniques - Yes
High recovery methods - Yes

Secure payment prior to excursion can be made via Payal.
Cash payment also accepted on the day of outing prior to departure.
Debit, credit cards and cheques not accepted.

Paypal Pre-Payment Options

Onsite professional guide. Instructions given in English (also available in French)
We will have the panning gear you need while panning with us at no extra cost.
We provide you with one complimentary vial to take home your gold findings
We offer a complementary digital picture of you panning which we can email to you upon request.

Gear Note:
We have brand new gold pans and snuffer bottles that you may purchase onsite
 to carry on your new gold panning adventures after your excursion with us. Prices are:
15" Garrett Super Sluice Pan: $20.00 Taxes Included
3floz Plastic Snuffer Bottle 5" x 1-1/2": $6.00 Taxes Included

Not Included
Transportation to the site is not included. Please arrive with a working vehicle.
Our nearest gold panning site is approx 5km from village of Gold River.
Rain gear. Please ensure you have the right clothing for the weather.
Rubber boots. Yes, you will want them, or you will get your feet wet.
Rubber gloves. Or you can use bare hands, but the water can be very cold.
Food and drinks. Please bring your own food and drinks.

Cancellation Policy
We will normally proceed with the planned excursion rain or shine.
The full price paid will be refunded if you cancel 48 hours prior to your scheduled departure.
No refunds or alternate dates will be given for any reason if cancelled less than 48 hours before your tour.
We reserve the right to cancel any trip due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.
Departure times are subject to change without notice.

Waiver of Liability
By and upon providing payment and engaging in any excursion offered herein
all participants shall accept all liability, risks, injury or death. All participants will
be required to sign a Waiver of Liability prior to departure. Must be aged 16+ years or
older to participate. Please make sure you have proper footwear, head protection
and are healthy enough to sustain extended periods of physical exertion.
The risk of slipping, falling or drowing is high if you are not careful.

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 Gold River Deli Clayworks Cafe & Gallery EagleWings Cafe Uptown Cappuccino Restaurant
 Gold River Chamber of Commerce Gold River Chalet Nesbitt's Island Coffee