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Tramway Rides Museum

Enjoy a tramway ride through the heritage processing site at Waikino and guided tours in the museum and through underground ore roasting kilns.


Attractions open Wednesdays, Sundays and public holidays 10 am -3pm. Charges made - sorry no eftpos due to remoteness. On the Hauraki Rail Trail and Karangahake Walkway. Entry via walkway bridge over Ohinemuri river from Waikino railway station or drive slowly in off Waitawheta Road at Owharoa to parking area. Picturesque site is always open. Ideal for picnics. Relics and concrete foundations, etc to view. Interpretation signage by the Dept. of Conservation - a truly hidden treasure.

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c/- Rob Bowater 17 Regent Street
Waihi 3610
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