• Minelab Wedderburn Detector Jamboree 2020


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 7 & Sunday 8 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

Please note that the Wedderburn Country Market has moved to Saturday 7 March from 9am-1pm at Jacka Park, High Street, Wedderburn.

Hard Hill Tourist Reserve
Saturday 7 March 2020 at 6:45am to Sunday 8 March 2020 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


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