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Waihi Martha Mine Pit Rim Walkway

Seddon Street, Waihi 3610, New Zealand
+64 7-863 3030
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interesting history

The disused church like building is an impressive landmark of Waihi. Take a walk around and have a... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Hamburg, Germany
Waihi mine

wow, this was pretty cool to see. Kids really enjoyed see this. Great walk around the edge. went... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
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Seddon Street, Waihi 3610, New Zealand
+64 7-863 3030

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

The disused church like building is an impressive landmark of Waihi. Take a walk around and have a look into the mine. Locals are not happy about the mining that now is done by foreign investors.

Thank jobst56
Reviewed 22 May 2017

wow, this was pretty cool to see. Kids really enjoyed see this. Great walk around the edge. went here same day as the train ride

Thank robyn343
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Booking are essential for The Gold Mine Tours. You board their mini van for the tour of the gold mine and are showed the other side of Marthas pit and go through the farm and working area of the mine and learn how the gold...More

Thank Erin L
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a lovely walk. Depending on which way you go it can be quite a work out. I am not sure if it is still open but I last did it anti clockwise in January 2016 I think.

Thank Dianne C
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We didn't walk the whole 5km circuit but enjoyed the area we did walk along. Especially with the commemorative ANZAC poppies along part of the fence.

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This was once a pretty neat circuit around the outside of the mine, but over the years it has been diverted more and more away from the mine. Last year a very large chunk was made inaccessible and now you get to walk around a...More

1  Thank Hydeane
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

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 look but dont go out...More

Thank LUXE_Aus
Reviewed 23 March 2017

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 with walking concerns or are on a wheelchair, but...More

Thank ChiaSinSin
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a pleasant stroll along the walkway. It has been expertly done with planting of native species on a pretty flat path. The information boards are interesting but you don't see a whole lot of the mine which is understandable. There...More

Thank 3069jones
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This is a must do this place is beautiful and so worth stopping by and walking the loop. Totally stunning scenery well worth a visit

Thank Amanda S
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