Waihi Martha Mine Pit Rim Walkway, Waihi

4.4
#2 of 11 in Things to do in Waihi
The paths at Waihi Martha Mine Pit Rim Walkway trailing around Waihi provide a range of hiking options for all fitness levels and ages. The popular Martha Mine Pit Rim Walkway offers an easy walk on a gravel path and views into a chasm. The Gilmour Lake, Black Hill and Mill Stream Walkway offers visitors the chance to feed ducks and stroll alongside the Ohinemuri River. Finally, the Golden Cross Mine and Walkway meanders through a working farm that used to be a mine, and educational signs on the attraction's mining history are posted around the site. Bring a tent and plenty of gear if you plan to camp overnight in the area. Make Waihi Martha Mine Pit Rim Walkway a centerpiece of your Waihi vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Waihi travel site .
Create an itinerary including Waihi Martha Mine Pit Rim Walkway
map
Waihi Martha Mine Pit Rim Walkway Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
147 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • October 8, 2017
    I often take visitors to the pit rim.They are invariably amazed,at the size and depth of the hole. Every time I go there I am impressed.  more »
  • September 3, 2017
    The walk around the perimeter of the gold mine gives you a great view down into the bottom of the mine. Unfortunately a slip in 2015 has closed the workings but still worth a visit  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    The old Cornish Pumphouse is the most interesting feature here - it was only in use for 10 years and in 2005 was moved 300 m to its current position. The mine pit is enormous and you can clearly see t...  more »

Plan your trip to Waihi

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Waihi

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor