Category Archives: day trip/adventure/something to do

Finds while digging.


I do quite often come across unusual things while digging for that yellow stuff. Australia Day had me sweating like crazy, hot and humid. I set up the river sluice and went to dig some of the cobble layer that … Continue reading

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Gympie Public Fossicking Area.


I’ve been giving this place a good run over the last three weekends.¬†You can not just wash a pan full of dirt, and expect to find a pan full of gold. Like every thing in life it’s a struggle. Effort … Continue reading

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Golden Escape In Queensland.


A quick two day break….. A lot of buckets of gravel….. A couple of blisters…. Made some new friends….. Found some colour….. The chunky pieces are 0.2 grams each. Maybe the blue stone is a sapphire, maybe not. Plenty of … Continue reading

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Durikai Fossicking Area.


Holiday break at Christmas is a great time to get out for a dig. This year has been pleasantly cool, with the temperatures below 30 degrees most of the time. I’ve been out for two days so far. Loving it. … Continue reading

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Where to Gold Pan? ( North )


There are a few locations around Brisbane to try gold panning. All require a road trip of at least three hours travel time. These spots are designated fossicking areas or allow fossicking as an activity, on their properties. First I’ll … Continue reading

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Life’s a Beach.


I’ve just had an enjoyable weekend away. Camping beside the beach and just relaxing. I stretched it into a three day weekend, by getting away Friday afternoon. I need time to relax and watch the moon rise and the light … Continue reading

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Heading Out.


Last weekend end, I got an invite to head out with a friend for a dig. Destination….SECRET. Well, until we find some gold. I had to suffer through being in scenery like this. Right, I know. How do I put … Continue reading

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