/ Crikey's Gems

Find real gems, fossils, shark teeth and arrowheads!

Along with panning for gemstones, enjoy the new Dino Dig where you can find ancient shark teeth fossils and special prizes.

Party Themes

Louisville Kentucky's Crocodile Creek offers several party options for birthdays, scout meetings, fund-raisers, any special occasion...


Crikey's Gemstone Party

Twelve guests: $155.00
$10.00 for each additional child.

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Choose between rough or polished gems, each guest receives a large bucket of mining ore, containing real semi-precious gemstones from around the world, including sodalite , amethyst, crystal points, etc. An ID card can help them to identify all their treasures. The birthday boy or girl receives a prize in their bucket. Choose between a skull or a heart carved from real gemstones. Up to twelve guests: $155.00 and $10.00 per additional guest

Suggested Add-Ons: colorful magnifying lens


Down Under the Sea Theme

Twelve guests: $185.00
$15.00 for each additional child.

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Crocodile Creek brings its famous panning game to your location or ours for an under sea adventure, first your guests each receive a real gemstone bracelet, then off to pan for more treasures. Each guest gets a large bucket of mining ore full of beautiful seashells from around the world, real shark teeth, a ruby, three polished gemstones, and a starfish. Fun Ocean Theme music on our portable speakers played during our panning and we fill the sky with bubbles from our bubble machine. Total price for up to ten children is $185.00 and $15.00 for each additional child.


Dino Fossil Finders Theme

Twelve guests: $185.00
$15.00 for each additional child.

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If your child is into fossils and dinosaurs than this party is for you! We start out by showing off our variety of exotic skulls such as a bleesbok, alligator, saber tooth tiger, etc. Your guests will have the chance to see and touch each skull as we pass them around, and then off to the panning flumes! Every guest will receive a bucket of mining ore containing real fossils, shark teeth, an arrowhead, ancient fossil, and two dinosaur skulls. ID brochures will help to identify each item. The birthday child gets a T-Rex snapper head as our special gift!

Dinosaur themed music will play in the background
Suggested Add Ons: Magnifying Glass, Snapper Heads, Dinosaur Snapper Heads, Dinosaurs


Dragon and Fantasy Theme

Twelve guests: $185.00
$15.00 for each additional child.

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This party doesn't just drag on it's exciting! If your child loves mythical adventures this is the one for you! First we pass around our variety of exotic skulls such as a bleesbok, alligator, sabertooth tiger, etc. letting each guest see and touch as we talk about each one. (Yes! We even have a dragon skull!) Then we are off to the panning flumes. Each child receives a bucket of mining ore filled with rough and polished gemstones, arrowhead, and real shark teeth. Hidden in each bucket of mining ore is two colorful dragons, each one can be identified with their dragon ID handbook. The birthday child receives a special hand-painted collectible dragon as their special gift. Mist flows from the panning flumes and colorful and bold dragon-themed music accompanies the adventure. Up to twelve guests is $185.00. 15.00 for each additional child.

Suggested Add-Ons: check our fantasy figures!


Yo-ho a Pirates-Themed Party for Me!

Twelve guests: $185.00
$15.00 for each additional child.

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Yo-ho a Pirates-Themed Party for Me!

Get ready for a swash-buckling party with our pirate party! Dread Pirate Michael comes along with us to this party to pass out the doubloons and tell stories of past adventures he has experienced, then we are on board to pan for gold (Pyrite) gemstones, jewels, and shark teeth. Each guest will receive a bucket of mining ore full of treasures and two pirate figures. The birthday child gets a pirate necklace as their special gift. We bring our pirate cannon for a special picture and high adventure pirate-themed music plays during the party. Price for twelve guests is $185.00, 15.00 for each additional child.

Suggested Add-Ons: telescopes, pirate figures, eye-patches