Awards, Reviews & Guest Comments

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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Category: Guest and Visitor Comments
Reviews & Awards Details

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...

Category: Guest and Visitor Comments
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...

Category: Guest and Visitor Comments
Venue Activity: Individual, Couples or Small Group Accommodation
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.

Category: Guest and Visitor Comments
Venue Activity: Individual, Couples or Small Group Accommodation
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...

Category: Guest and Visitor Comments
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...

Category: Guest and Visitor Comments
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...

Category: Guest and Visitor Comments
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...

Category: Guest and Visitor Comments
Venue Activity:
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...

Category: Guest and Visitor Comments
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.

Category: Guest and Visitor Comments
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...

Category: Guest and Visitor Comments
Venue Activity: Individual, Couples or Small Group Accommodation
M Smith And S Chan
10 Aug 2005
Sydney NSW Australia
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Antique Machinery Display At Mogo

Heritage Day Near Batemans Bay

The June Long Weekend Display Day was an outstanding success to gauge from the number of people attending and we had a constant flow of folk inspecting our displays. We woul like to thank Allen in...

Category: Guest and Visitor Comments

Barry Hickson VP Moruya Antique Tractor & Machinery Association
27 Jun 2005
Moruya NSW South Coast
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Perfect For My Next Overnight School Excursion

Impressive  Mogo Theme Park Buildings

Love to have overnight excursion with my school - having prioneer village just next door would be perfect. Excellent accommodation - clean, luxurious, very comfortable beds. spacious and great shower...

Category: Guest and Visitor Comments
Venue Activity: Individual, Couples or Small Group Accommodation
Jennine T'Anson
7 Jan 2005
Lyneham Canberra ACT Australia
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Pure Relaxing Honeymoon Accommodation

Mogo South Coast Retreat

Having a night here on our honeymoon was pure relaxing bliss, after the emotional rollercoaster of getting married, We will not hesitate to recommend this excellent vernue to familhy and friends and...

Category: Guest and Visitor Comments
Venue Activity: Individual, Couples or Small Group Accommodation
A & K Burgess
1 Dec 2004
Sydney NSW Australia
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Great Overnight Bega To Sydney

Third Stay In Mogo & Returning

This is our third stay at Mogo Town this year, and we will be back.  It is a great place.  The rooms are spotless clean and cozy. The linen is clean and fresh and the staff are very nice,...

Category: Guest and Visitor Comments
Venue Activity: Individual, Couples or Small Group Accommodation
Jo Shephard
18 Sep 2004
Mount Druitt Western Sydney NSW Australia
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Category: Publications
Reviews & Awards Details

International Flavour To Mogo Nuptials

Old Mogo Town - The Only Venue To Tick All The Boxes

Old Mogo Town has played host to a wedding of international proportions. Wagga Wagga refrigeration mechanic Karl Flannagan fell for Canadian student Cheryl Dowler when they met while backpacking...

Category: Publications
Venue Activity: Weddings Venue
Diana Cozadinos Bay Post/Moruya Examiner
16 May 2007
Batemans Bay NSW
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Fair Go Attitude Puts Old Mogo Town In Lights

Maureen Nathan- Nominee For Prime Minister's Employer Of The Year Awards

Local Recognition:  Old Mogo Town owner Maureen Nathan , who was a nominated for the Employer of the Year Awards, was pictured with Minister for Workforce Participation Sharman Stone. A flexible...

Category: Publications
Venue Activity: Gold Rush Colony Events & Heritage Days
Bay Post / Moruya Examiner
13 Dec 2006
Batemans Bay
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Gold Fever At Old Mogo Town

Japanese Exchange Visitors Visit The NSW South Coast

It's GOLD: Bomaderry High School year 7 students brought their Japanese exchange visitors for a little local culture with vanishing trades and a taste of gold fever at OLD MOGO TOWN last Monday.

Category: Publications
Venue Activity: School Excursion (Day Trip)
Eurobodalla Shire Independent
5 Aug 2004
Batemans Bay
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Category: Awards
Reviews & Awards Details

South Coast Tourism Awards 2006

Award Of Distinction Aboriginal, Cultural And Heritage Tourism

n 2006 Old Mogo Town received The South Coast Tourism Award of Distinction in the category Aboriginal Culture or Heritage Tourism. The facility crosses over both areas.

Category: Awards

South Coast Regional Tourism Organisation
23 Aug 2006
South Coast
Award -South Coast Tourism 2006

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Batemans Bay Outstanding Business Awards 2005

Winner -  Excellence in Tourism / Accommodation

This award was received by Old Mogo Town, now known as The Original Gold Rush Colony for the establishment of the custom designed cabins and bunkhouses, which harmonise with the Australian Bush...

Category: Awards

Batemans Bay Chamber of Commerce & Rotary Club of Batemans Bay
1 Sep 2005
Batemans Bay, South Coast NSW Australia
Awards - Batemans Bay Business 2005

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Gold Rush Tour Mogo Village Venue Map

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