Welcome to Goldhunter Detectors. Previously owned by Wendy Arvidson. We provide information to help beginners prospecting for gold around Australia, and discuss tips and tricks. 

We can give advice on which equipment would be best for your intended use and for your budget. We review several different brands of metal detectors: ( Fisher, Teknetics, Bounty Hunter, Nokta, Makro, Tesoro, White, Minelab and many  accessories. Good luck out there!


Best Paydirt Gold Prospecting Concentrate in Australia

Gold prospecting concentrate bags may include: Gold nuggets, gold pickers, gold flakes and gold fines! Different suppliers make products with separate terms, most are sold from the USA but plenty are sold in Australia. Dirt may contain treasure such as quartz crystals and agate along with gold flakes that glitter in the sun. Some even come with…  Read the article

Best Detectors for Kids

As a parent, I am always looking for ways to encourage my kids to spend more time outside. Thanks to today’s technological advancements, many new lightweight metal detectors for a child have come on the market and it’s a great time to get involved in this rewarding hobby.. Read the article

Best Gaiters for Outdoor Protection from Snakes

This article is a Buying Guide for the Best Gaiters in the Australian Outback. Suitable for any outdoor activities like hiking, walking, cycling, hunting, mowing, fishing, etc. Note we will highlight those that are suitable for metal detecting. Read the article

Best Non Safety Work Boots for Detecting in Australia

Wearing decent and good quality boots is an important factor that you should not overlook. If you like to dig in difficult conditions and all seasons, then you need to invest in a good solid Australian made pair and look after your feet! Read the article

Why the Minelab Gold Monster 1000 is a game-changer in Metal Detecting

The Minelab gold monster 1000 is a game-changer. It’s the first Minelab gold detector to use Minelab’s new patented “deep search technology”. This innovative metal detector can detect coins up to 6 inches deep, and has an increased detection range of 15% more than previous models. If you’re looking for depth, sensitivity, and performance in your next metal detector, then this should be at the top of your list! Read the article
Minelab Gold Monster 1000 australia

Aust Gold Mines and Shafts GPS Maps

VIC Prospectors Maps

Aust Gold Maps

Gourmet Paydirt Kit

Gold Sluice Mat

Minelab Pro-Gold Kit





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Bendigo Gold

Opal Paydirt

400g Dirt Bag WA Gold

Gourmet Paydirt plus hidden tokens

#9 ebay bestseller 

Whitecliff Mines

Minimum 1g gold in bag 

#2 ebay bestseller 

Mini 12″ Sluice Fox

Sluice Fox 12″ Kit

Gold Rush Nugget Bucket