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Dukes Creek Gold & Ruby Mines
Open today: 10:30 - 16:00
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Fun treasure hunting experience!

We were going to dig for emeralds in NC, but had to look for something easier due to an injury... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
dka C
Fun and Exciting!

The man who owns the property is extremely knowledgeable about gems, their properties and the... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Kylee M
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Liberty, South Carolina
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We decided to try Dukes out for mining after having subpar experiences in town. I'm glad we did! Not only were the prices good, the gentleman working there was fantastic - he took the time to talk to everyone there, particularly the kids mining. He helped them understand when they were looking for and also answered their questions in an interesting manner (instead of just a plain answer, he made it fun). Very pleased with our visit!

1  Thank jlmn0221
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Our kids loved it! Simple and a TON of treasures! They were so nice and no wait at all. Already planning to take our friends there too!

1  Thank jessicapH8672BG
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Such a fun place to take the kiddos to pan for gold and gyms. I found some really pretty quartz crystal and some genuine gold flakes. They gave me a cute tiny glass bottle for my gold.

1  Thank Betty114
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

We have a 3, 6, and and 9year old And this activity was perfect. It was 15° weather and we visited the location in town. We splurged on the $60 Gem bucket Which I recommend if you have two or three kids gemming. It goes fast and I’m glad we didn’t get the smaller bucket. The jeweler was super nice and took the time to go through each rock the kids found. He gave them the scientific name and interesting facts. They even make sure the kids get a magic volcano rock which is cool. They can also mount your gems for reasonable prices if you want them to. Nice people.

7  Thank Bethany N
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

We really enjoyed it there, the kids "panned" for gold and we looked for gems there, a very nice stop for a family on vacation

1  Thank dixie306
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