Creek become a busy little mining town, around 1885 there was about
200 Europeans and 4000 chinese working the goldfields.
Today Pine Creek is a small friendly place that has everything from
food to fuel to accomadation to cater for the visitor`s needs.
Local attractions includes a collection of historic buildings and
sites from the mining days, gorges, swimming holes and there is
also an oppertunity to try your hand at gold panning or see the
restored and operating steam engine in action. Pine creek plays
host throughout the year with annual events such as the Goldrush
Festival, NT Gold Panning Championships, Pine Creek races as well.