Waihi Martha Mine Pit Rim Walkway, Waihi

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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 .
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  • Well worth taking the time to visit this free attraction. A great walk around the rim if you are feeling fit. For others just a short walk from the main road to see the main pit.  more »
  • The walk is quite long, and it's hot going on a sunny summer day, even if it's mostly flat. Don't forget your water bottle! And try to plan this for the morning and not mid-afternoon like we did. The ...  more »
  • Of course standing in front of a huge hole, but because of the large landslide, the operation is completely come to a standstill. Therefore there are no Monster Digger, no movement. The background are interesting stories related to gold mining in this city. The planning, the compensation of the residents, etc. I went home disappointed. Sometimes because of the expectation to see more operational. Hope my portrayal will help in their opinion...
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