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The Town Crier walks the streets of The Original Gold Rush Colony, bell ringing - making announcements about community activities, achievements and other worthy news of the day. Listen up - it could be important or just plain fun!

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Awards 2015
Event Date: 
28 Aug 2015

The Gold Rush Colony team were delighted to win awards in two categories in this years South Coast Tourism Awards at a sparkling awards night dinner held in Ulladulla on Wednesday 26th August.

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Come along and enjoy Mogo Village's second Christmas Gala Event. Plenty to see and do, wander through the wonderful shops and pick up those last minute Christmas gifts.

Meet with Santa, listen to the local Buskers and there will be plenty of prizes to be won.

More news on this event to come. Stay tuned.

Event Date: 
24 Feb 2014

Jan and Ross Stocker of Narooma are now the proud owners of The Two Dolphins, Colin's work on Intermarriage.

Logo 2013 Finalist
Event Date: 
28 Aug 2013

The South Coast Tourism Awards are the principle tourism event on the South Coast of NSW and celebrate the very best of the best in our industry. This year will be the 17th South Coast Tourism Awards.

The Awards will be presented at a gala presentation dinner at The Shellharbour Club on Wednesday evening the 28th of August 2013.

Birthday - 21st  With Newest Staff
Event Date: 
2 Nov 2012

With so much going on at The Original Gold Rush Colony we nearly forgot that the Theme Park celebrated its 21st anniversary on the 2nd November.

The park has grown from its original Old Mogo Town Status, and recovered well from its years of being closed.

Fire Crew From Mogo
Event Date: 
9 Oct 2012

Quick thinking by Manager Gerogina Jackson, and Rapid Response Time by the Mogo Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade and Fire Services of the Batemans Bay area averted what could have been a disaster.

Event Date: 
27 Jul 2012

Maureen and Robert represented the Original Gold Rush Colony as sponsors of the Annual NSW P&C Conference, held this year at the Bankstown Sports Club in Sydney.

They were constantly amazed by the passion and dedication of P&C representatives of all ages, from all over the State, in their efforts to enhance the education of the youth of our country.

Crown crossing the road
Event Date: 
5 Jun 2012

Update 24/08/2012

The repairs to the storm damage are finally complete. The Original Gold
Rush Colony owners and staff are delighted with the way John Aust and
his team have been able to recreate the 1850's look for the new shed
housing the Rock Crusher and Betsy the Steam Engine. The tours will once
again be able to include the pulsating sound of the stamper battery.

Activity - Maze And Mural
Event Date: 
3 Dec 2012

Update (3rd December 2012)

The maze is finally open. Thank you to the NSW Government for the financial support through Destinations NSW 2011/2012 Regional Tourism Product Development Program and a big thank you to the South Coast Regional Tourism office for the support given over the last 12 months.

Old Fashioned Hospitality
Event Date: 
6 Apr 2012

Back by popular demand!

The Diggers Rest Tavern situated in our gold rush village will be open for lunches and afternoon teas from Friday the 6th of April through the New South Wales school holidays.

Come in and enjoy some old fashioned hospitality after paying for entry into our award winning heritage venue.

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