Your ticket gets you unlimited play for the day.You may even leave and come back later for another round of fun. We are constantly remodeling our course and soon we shall have our Mini Golf/Nature Walk open for your enjoyment.
If you would like to hike without a guide, our page will give you some good directions to some great trails - or come by and we shall design a hike for you and send you on your way with some great directions.
In December we'll be open Fridays and Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. except Christmas week.
Christmas at the Lilly Pad:
Starting December 22nd, we'll be open every day from 11:00 until 4:00 until December 31st. We WILL BE CLOSED Christmas Day, December 25th.Please not that our activities are outdoors and are weather dependent. If temperatures are below freezing we are unable to operate our gem mining pumps. Our flumes are heated and we provide hot water to warm your hands up.
It is best to call us or check our website for up to date information.
If you have any special requests or would like to visit outside of regular business hours, please give us a call. We shall do our utmost to be able to accommodate your needs.
The Lilly Pad Village
Gem Mining, Mini Golf, Fishing - Favorite activities in Blue Ridge GA
The Lilly Pad Village, located in the heart of the Aska Adventure Area, is designed around a beautiful mountain environment with beautiful views and full of sounds of nature. Participate in one of our fun activities and listen to the cacophony of bull frogs, spring peepers, tree frogs, hundreds of birds and of course our famous rooster. Have Cat pay you a visit while gem mining, or Lucy (our very well behaved and gentle boxer) walk with you by the pond.
So if you are wondering what to do in Blue Ridge or how to keep adults and kids entertained visit the Lilly Pad Village. Our activities are not just for kids but can be very entertaining for adults also. We have countless of returning customers - year after year. In fact we have seen many of our young guests grow from babies to young adults in the past ten years. We are located in the heart of the Aska Adventure Area - home for hundreds of hiking trails, the Toccoa River and abundance of wild life and vegetation.
Our Gem Mining is second to none. We actually make the effort and take the time to make your experience be not only fun but educational. One of our talented and experienced gem guides is with you for the duration of the experience.
Mini Golf and Fishing
The Mini Golf is a very unique nine hole course built into the mountain side. It is shaded and cool during the hot summer months and your tickets entitle you to UNLIMITED rounds during the day - the same is to be said about our fishing pond! Mini Golf and Fishing tickets are good for the entire day! Mini golf tickets are discounted 25% during August of 2016.
Make the Lilly Pad Village one of your destinations on your next visit!
Picnic tables are available for your enjoyment and we are pet friendly!
No reservations are needed - please check our hours. If you have any special requirements, need group rates or would like to visit outside of our regular business hours, please contact the Lilly Pad Village.
With so many returning customers we simply had to establish a rewards program.
Here it is - earn discounts and free gem mining!
No entrance fee +
No reservations +
Free parking +
Pets are welcome +
Spend the day +
Unlimited mini golf +
Picnic tables +
Beautiful setting +
Friendly staff +
Fish all day +
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