Interested in Gold? Ride from the historic town of Paeroa through most popular section of the Hauraki Rail Trail, the awe inspiring Karangahake Gorge to the Goldmine town of Waihi. Don't rush, you have all day to explore some of the best sites and activities the Hauraki Rail Trail has to offer!
Interested in Gold? Ride from the historic town of Paeroa, through the most popular section of the Hauraki Rail Trail, the awe inspiring Karangahake Gorge.
Explore the distinctly different landscape including the cascading Owharoa waterfall, gold mining sites and the pièce de résistance, a 1100-metre railway tunnel.
Enjoy lunch on us at the historic Waikino Station Cafe before continuing to the goldmione town of Waihi.
Get the inside story as you rattle the drill, crank the handles, push the plunger and become immersed in the interactive activities at the Waihi Gold Discovery Centre before shuttling back to Paeroa.
Helmet, lock and pannier hire
Meal voucher for the historic Waikino Station Cafe
Maps and travel tips
Entry into the Gold Discovery Centre
Shuttle from Waihi back to Paeroa
This tour runs from the Paeroa Information Hub, along the Hauraki Rail Trail through to Waihi.
Full refund if cancelled up to 7 days before activity starts.
Good weather is required for this experience. If we need to cancel due to poor weather, you'll be offered a different date or a full refund.
There is a minimum number of travellers for this experience. If the minimum isn't met and we need to cancel, we will offer a different date/experience or a full refund.
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All bookings require a current COVID-19 Vaccine Pass to be shown on the day (for ages 12yrs 3mths and above)