Best Free Things to Do in Waihi

THE BEST Free Things to Do in Waihi

Best Free Things to Do in Waihi

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  • Shelley M
    Albany, New Zealand891 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It has a good walking/cycling track and suitable for all ages. The track is mainly gravel and we saw lots of families walking dogs there. The mine is huge and you get different angles if you walk around. The sheer size is remarkable. Some nice information panels to understanding what you are looking at. Its not far from town and not really any parking available, so you can just park in town and walk up. There is not much in the way of shelter, so wear hat, sunblock etc as you are exposed.
    Written 4 February 2023
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  • Lesley M
    Auckland Central, New Zealand123 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had such a lovely interaction with the lady on duty in the Waihi information centre on Sunday 11 July. She helped us with suggestions for hiring e bikes to ride the Waihi to Paeroa trail through the Karangahake Gorge. Nothing was too much trouble & we were well looked after. Great bikes too!
    Written 12 July 2021
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  • WillemLab
    Richards Bay, South Africa1,641 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The train from Waihi stops and turns around here. We popped into the café for a quick coffee and pie. There is not much time (about 20 minutes) before the train returns. The next train returns in 2 hours. Unfortunately many people get off the train and rush to the café, and it gets very busy. They had lots of eats available, but ideally one would love to sit down and enjoy a breakfast. The dining room is exceptionally beautiful, taking one back to a time our grandparents would have enjoyed. It is worth a visit.
    Written 8 January 2024
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