Cycle on the Hauraki Rail Trail from Paeroa through the wondrous Karangahake Gorge to Waikino Station to meet the Goldfields Train to take you on to the Waihi Station in style. From there it's a short ride to your tour of the Gold Discovery Centre.
Cycle, Train, Gold Discovery Tour, & Shuttle
Paeroa – Karangahake – Waikino – Waihi – 25 km (15 km with train)
Leaving Hauraki Cycle Trail Depot in Paeroa at 09.00 a.m. cycle east through the Karangahake Gorge on to Waikino with plenty of time to enjoy the Karangahake Gorge and the looped Windows Walk through the upper Karangahake Gorge. At Waikino either catch the 1.00 p.m. train to Waihi or carry on riding the additional 10 km to Waihi. Time for a coffee and a snack before taking the Gold Discovery Tour at 2.30 p.m. At the end of the tour meet our sherpa shuttle to return you back to your car in Paeroa.
*Gold Discovery Tour: 2.5 hours
Waihi Gold Mine Tours takes you inside the fence to experience modern-day gold mining up close and relate colourful stories from the mine’s past. To complement your Waihi Gold Mine Tour, allow enough time to take in the Waihi Gold Experience.
Family concession available
Package includes: bike hire, train ride, Gold Discovery Tour and return shuttle to your vehicle in Paeroa
* Advance bookings are essential for the Gold Discovery Tour.