Step back in time to the quaint gold rush town of Lawrence. The Tuapeka Visitor Centre is located on the main street amid charming shops, enticing cafés, and heritage buildings. Our staff are here to ensure you have an enjoyable visit, we can assist with accommodation recommendations, activities, and events. Visit our on-site museum and gift shop, and then explore the Clutha Gold Cycle Trail, Tuapeka Mouth Ferry, and Gabriel’s Gully. Book a stay in one of the town’s many historic homes and bask in the peaceful tranquillity of rural New Zealand. If you love history and the outdoors, Lawrence is an idyllic getaway. We hope to see you soon.

Opening times

Business hours:
Daily 9.30am - 12.30pm, 1.30pm - 3.30pm Public Holidays 10.00am - 3.00pm Closed Good Friday and Christmas
Months of operation:
All months of the year


17 Ross Place, Lawrence, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
70 km or 54 minute drive to Dunedin International Airport.
decisions Proximity to town:
70 min to Dunedin, 60 min to Catlins, 80 min to Alexandra 99km, 70 min to Gore.

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