• CANCELLED - Minelab Wedderburn Detector Jamboree 2021




Wedderburn Tourism has decided to cancel the 2021 Minelab Wedderburn Detector Jamboree 6 and 7 March 2021.

This has occurred due to the uncertainty of COVID-19 and the additional requirements volunteers face with event regulations.

Wedderburn Tourism really appreciates everyone's ongoing support and hopefully things are back on track in 2022.

An annual two day event introducing gold panning and detector demonstrations on the Labour Day long weekend.

Bring along the family for a fun filled prospecting weekend on Saturday 6 & Sunday 7 March and participate in all the activities to do with detecting and gold panning. Major gold detector draws, and many lucky draw prizes up for grabs.

  • Senior token hunt Saturday and Sunday
  • Senior gold panning knockout Saturday
  • Monster town garage sales Saturday
  • Saturday evening entertainment

Prizes this year are:

  • Senior token hunt - Minelab GPX 5000 valued at $5999.00
  • Junior token hunt - 1st prize Minelab GO-FIND 60 Detector valued at $399, 2nd price Minelab GO-FIND 40 detector valued at $299, 3rd prize Minelab GO-FIND 20 detector valued at $199

For a full list of events and running times click here


Hard Hill Tourist Reserve
Saturday 6 March 2021 at 6:45am to Sunday 7 March 2021 finishing at 3:00pm
10:00AM - 5:00PM
Senior Detector Hunt - $50 for the weekend or $40 for one day
Seniors Gold Panning- $5
Junior Detector Hunt - $10 per child aged 8-16 years
Junior Gold Panning - $5 per child
03 5494 3489


COVID-19 UPDATE: There are new restrictions in Victoria. For more information on the current restrictions please click here. Due to these restrictions it is advised you contact the businesses directly in the case of temporary opening hours or density limits.