Wow! What it is to find a nugget! Clermont Detectors are three hours inland from Mackay and one hour from Emerald. Most people come to Clermont to stay through the winter in search of Gold with Metal Detectors. This climate is great with consistent fine weather of warm days and cool nights. Clermont is... more
unique in the fact that the shallow gold bearing ground covers thousands of hectares. Nine general permission areas for the public have been created which allow fossickers to prospect without fear of trespassing onto private properties.
Fossicking Kits with Maps and Queensland Licences are available from Clermont Detectors, as well as the whole range of Minelab products and accessories. Professional Training is available daily to assist novices to learn and experience detecting - right on the Goldfields! This is followed by nightly discussions at their Tree of Knowledge. Clermont is known for it's friendly people and is well equipped with all the modern conveniences with great fishing, fossicking, site seeing, bird watching and memorable times. Visit the website for more information or upcoming events. See there you soon.... less
Children are allowed to participate in gold panning and sapphire sieving but must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Yes. Well-behaved pets on a leash only.
Fossicking Licenses plus Kits with Maps for authorisation to enter the nine General Permission areas are available. A bag of gold or sapphire wash incurs a cost. Please visit Clermont Detector's web page and see what would attract a Prospector or Fossicker - to find a nugget - go fossicking and gold panning.
School Excursions a Specialty.
Training available right on the Clermont Goldfields. Happy Hunting for all!
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