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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  • We saw the building first, sticking out above the town, so went to investigate and found this gem. The mine was active until Jan 2018, when there was a landslide, which made mining unsafe. It was stil...  more »
  • WE nearly just drove through Waihi as it was along the route. Drove into town and discovered MIne Pit Rim Walkway. Very scenic, great pic opportunity and refreshing. The rockfall closed the opencast m...  more »
  • Picked a fabulous day with lots of sunshine which made the whole open cast mine shine like gold but of course it isnt! We chose to walk clockwise so we could go to the viewing area first and enjoyed g...  more »

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