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Victoria Battery

The battery was constructed on the south bank of the Ohinemuri River to process ore from the Martha Mine in Waihi. Over the river from Waikino, its is easily accessible from the Hauraki Rail Trail.


The Victoria Battery was erected in 1897 by the Waihi Gold Mining Company and was considered the largest and most advanced facility of its type in the country. 200 stampers were used to crush the gold-bearing quartz. Time A one-hour loop Directions: The loop walk starts and finishes at the Waikino Railway Station.

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