What to See and Do in
Waihi, at the Southern end of New Zealands Coromandel Peninsula features the breath-taking Karangahake Gorge and the nearby white-sand stretches of Waihi Beach. The Waihi township is a thriving community with a rich history which includes over 100 years of mining of gold and silver.
The present day mining operations (both open-cast and underground) exist alongside examples of the old methods of gold and silver extraction and are an interesting attraction for visitors along with arts and crafts, restaurants, wineries’ and more.
There are many activities and things to see and do amongst the stunning beauty of the Karangahake Gorge, getting out into bush clad hills or surfing, paddle boarding or just relaxing on the beautiful white-sand of Waihi Beach.
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