Metal Detectors

Whether you're a beginner looking for your first metal detector or a seasoned treasure hunter wanting to upgrade your gold prospecting kit, Anaconda's range of metal detectors has options for all skill levels, metals and environments.

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What metal detectors are available at Anaconda?

Anaconda's huge range of metal detectors and gold panning kits has options for beginners and seasoned treasure hunters alike, from simple gold panning dishes and sieves to pro-level multi-frequency gold detectors that will suit even the most avid prospectors.

The type of metal detector that's best for you will depend on what kind of treasure you're searching for and where you're looking for it. Most metal detectors have multiple 'find modes' for different metals and environments, such as land-based, beach and underwater, and gold prospecting. If you're a beginner, we have a range of affordable, multipurpose metal detectors that are great for discovering what kind of treasure hunting you like most.


Metal detecting tips & tricks

Treasure hunting is a whole lot of fun for all age groups, and like anything, you'll get better at it the more you do it. However, there are a few tips and tricks that can start you off in the right direction and help you become a successful prospector right away. Here's some helpful tips to get you started:

Get help on your first hunt

The best way to hone a new skill is by learning from someone else. So if you can, it's a great idea to take someone who knows what they're doing along with you on your first trip. If you don't know anyone, read the instruction manual carefully and watch some instructional videos instead. Then start off in an area that's familiar to you, as this can help you to get a feel for your new detector.

Bury your own treasures

Place different items like coins, bottle caps and other metal objects around your own yard. Bury some at different depths and then practice finding them. Learn to differentiate between the different signals, as this will help you to identify treasures out in the field.

Don't ignore uncertain signals

Digging signals that aren't necessarily a sure thing can pay dividends. Sometimes those uncertain signals can lead you to the best finds, so if you have the time, it's always worth investigating.


Find the Right Metal Detectors and Gold Panning Equipment at Anaconda

Whether you're just starting out on your treasure hunting journey or looking to upgrade your current model, a metal detector from Anaconda's range will make a great addition to any camping electronics setup.

If you'd like to see the range in person or chat with a friendly team member, take a look at our store finder to find a store near you.

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