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The Original Gold Rush Colony is a multi award-winning tourism attraction, well known for its 1850s gold rush theme park, group, schools and weddings venue and South Coast Accommodation surrounded by native Australia bush and State Forests. View awards and read reviews and guest testimonials from people who have discovered the difference presented by this unique venue in Mogo on the NSW South Coast Australia.

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Mogo NSW A Unique Blend of Old And New Buildings

Old Colonial Look  South Coast Accommodation

It's great how the old colonial buildings are blended in wuith the new cabins. Great facilities. We had a wonderful stay. We found The Original Gold Rush Colony Very Good.

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Christine Dennis
20 Apr 2011
Bateau Bay Central Coast NSW
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Quiet Accommodation In Mogo State Forest

Comfortable South Coast Stay

Very Comfortable. I enjoyed the quiet and we enjoyed just wandering around with the geese and ducks.The graveyard is just hilarious. We are looking forward to the tour and gold panning.

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Patricia Martin
24 Apr 2010
UK
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Gold Rush Theme Park Is A Winner

Great Holiday Accommodation Also Suits School Excursions

Absolutely brilliant place! Cabins are the best. The wood is great and as soon as you walk into the cabins you feel right at home.It is Fabulous!- the people, the amenities A1- guide on the tour,...

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Robyn, Joe and Holly Lockwood
22 Apr 2009 - 24 Apr 2009
Woolgoolga Coffs Harbour Northern NSW Australia
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Little Touches Create Quality Accommodation

Great South Coast Location For Exploring

We were really impressed by the quality of the accommodation and the little touches to make it more comfortable.  The manager is very kind and accommodating and the location of course unbeatable...

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Sally Hynam
8 Mar 2009 - 9 Mar 2009
Castlehill Sydney West NSW
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Lidcombe Student's South Coast Excursion

Comfortable Great School Camp Accommodation

I went to Old Mogo Town for my Stage 3 camp. I wish that I could have stayed longer. Gold panning was really fun and the people who worked there are so friendly and nice! The food was delicious,...

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Venue Activity: School Camp (Overnight Stays)
Irene - Lidcombe Public School
1 Nov 2008
Lidcombe Western Sydney NSW Australia
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Bi-Annual School Camp From Mittagong

Mogo Gold Rush Inspiration For "Gold - The Musical"

We visit Old Mogo Town every 2 years as part of our unit on 'Gold' for years 5 and 6. This year 3 students wrote a play 'Gold- The Rock Musical'  based on their visit to Mogo, for our school...

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Venue Activity: School Camp (Overnight Stays)
Graham Perry - Mittagong Public School
6 Aug 2008
Mittagong ,Southern Highlands NSW Australia
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Great Heritage Weekend In Mogo NSW

Gold Rush Park On International Visitor's Things To Do List

The re enactment was great, our grandson watched all of them and we had a wonderful bowl of minestrone sitting by the fire in the Inn. The tour was so informative and gave our kids a true sense of...

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Mick and Lyndel Howes
11 Jul 2008
Sydney NSW Australia
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Fourth Time Around Australia & Returning To Mogo

NSW South Coast The Greatest Weekend Anywhere In Australia

One of our gretest weekends we've had anywhere in Australia. Lovely comfortable stay.  Now that we know where you are we hope to come back another time. We'll certainly be telling others of our...

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R & H Williams
5 May 2008
Camden, Southern Highlands NSWAustralia
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South Coast Accommodation For The Disabled

Excellent Easy Access Facilities Near Batemans Bay

Being disabled I would like to thank you for the excellent facilities of this room. We found this cabin to be one of the cleanest and well stocked places we have ever been in - if not the best. Love...

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D & W Seinor
22 Apr 2008
Warilla Wollongong South Coast NSW
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Above Standard Family Holiday Cabins In Mogo

Third Visit To  NSW South Coast

We love staying in Old Mogo Town, it's great! This is our 3rd time here, and we will be coming back for sure! Every Year! Your cabins and service are above standard, and between the 4 of us we give...

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Venue Activity: Individual, Couples or Small Group Accommodation
Abery Family
5 Apr 2008
Queanbeyan NSW Australia
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Enjoyable South Coast Short Break Great Location

Great Change From "Beach Side"  NSW Cabins

A Thoroughly enjoyable stay in a great location, makes a great change from all those "beach side" cabins which all seem the same after a while. We found you in a brochure of the area. Cabins are...

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D & S Greenham
7 Mar 2008
Windang Illawarra South Coast NSW Australia
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Pet Friendly Holiday From Canberra

Relaxing South Coast Short Break

Really lovely place to stay. It's so relaxing and enjoyable. Excellent that animals can stay. Will be definitely staying here again, and we have stayed here before.

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Melissa and James Goodsell Garran ACT 13/01/2008
13 Jan 2008
Garran ACT Australia
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NSW School Excursion Teacher Review

Go To Mogo For HSIE

I highly recommend Old Mogo Town for a Stage 3 'Gold' themed excursion. The students learnt a lot from the informative way in which all activities were presented. It also made them realise how tough...

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Venue Activity: School Camp (Overnight Stays)
Louise Murray - Connells Point Public School
30 Nov 2007
Connells Point. South Hurstville Sydney NSW
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Pupils' Feedback - Mogo Gold Rush Excursion

NSW South Coast School Camp For Sydney South Students

Dear M. Mogo and the Frenchman - Panning was absolutely great and it was great to see how the CRUSHER worked. I was amazed to see the tools that the miners used. At Old Mogo Town I learned a lot like...

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Venue Activity: School Camp (Overnight Stays)
Pupils - Connells Point Public School
28 Nov 2007
Connells Point - South Sydney NSW Australia
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40 Students Enjoy South Coast Gold Rush Excursion

Excellent Rooms Facilities And Guided Tour At Mogo

There were 40 kids which came on an overnight excursion which we didn't hear a "peek" from.We had a lovely stay! The rooms and facilities were excellent and so was our guided tour.We really enjoyed...

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Venue Activity: School Camp (Overnight Stays)
Sandra Maxine
13 Sep 2007
Sydney NSW Australia
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Dream Wedding Venue At Mogo

Unique Beautiful South Coast Marriage

My Wedding on 3rd February this year was truly the wedding of our dreams.  Lesleigh and I had so much fun but most importantly, so did all our guest.  Now when ever I hear someone is...

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Angus Hooke
22 Mar 2007
Bexley Sydney NSW
Weddings - Bridal Party  Panning  For Gold

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Mogo Gold Rush - Great Day Excursion

South Coast Students Have Fun Learning

Old Mogo Town is the most fun I've had in ages. The school I went with had lots of fun as well. definitely a place to bring the kids!

Category: Guest and Visitor Comments
Venue Activity: School Excursion (Day Trip)
LouLou - Nowra Public School
14 Mar 2007
Nowra - Illawarra South East Region NSW
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Sydney School Principal's Reference - Open Letter

School Camp Recommended Experience At Mogo

Last week I had the pleasure of participating in an overnight excursion with our three Year 5 classes to Old Mogo Town Gold Rush Theme Park at Mogo, just south of Batemans Bay.  This is the...

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Venue Activity: School Camp (Overnight Stays)
Peter McKenzie - St John The Evangelist Catholic Parish Primary School.
2 Aug 2006
Campbelltown Sydney West
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Overnight Stay For Hayes Park On South Coast

Great  HSIE School Camp At Mogo

On behalf of myself and the kids of Hayes Park School, I would like to thank you again for a great two days. It was fun and educational. We will be back.

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Venue Activity: School Camp (Overnight Stays)
Jan Baird- Hayes Park Pyblic School
27 May 2006
Hayes Park , Dapto. Illawarra South East Region
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Unexpected Quality Accommodation In Mogo

Everything For A Family Travelling The NSW South Coast

Old Mogo Town was nothing what we expected - But everything we would want and need!!2 Adult 2 kids. Beautiful setting and easy to get to - we might just come back and stay another night from our snow...

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Venue Activity: Individual, Couples or Small Group Accommodation
M Smith And S Chan
10 Aug 2005
Sydney NSW Australia
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