Waihi Martha Mine Pit Rim Walkway, Waihi

(4.4/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
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. Work out when and for how long to visit Waihi Martha Mine Pit Rim Walkway and other Waihi attractions using our handy Waihi tour planner.
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  • While the hole in the ground is huge and fascinating there isnt much else to see and do. I believe they are closing the mine down so there was next to no activity. If your driving through stop for a l...  more »
  • If you are passing through the region and never visited a gold mine off as I, I highly recommend a visit. The site of degradation has become a beautiful park with ruins and ancient mining tools and beautiful views of the crater of the mine, instructive, different and that will yield beautiful pictures. admission is free, has estacionamneto on site and the visit is very fast, lasts at most half an hour.
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  • Free parking along the road outside the Gold Discovery Centre, we parked there and walked up the gravel path to the Waihi Martha Mine Pit Rim Walkway. Clearly the gravel path is not great for those wi...  more »