Gold Discovery Centre at Waihi, New Zealand.

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Gold Discovery Centre

Top choice in Coromandel Peninsula

Waihi’s superb Gold Discovery Centre tells of the area’s gold-mining past, present and future through interactive displays, focusing on personal and poignant stories. Holograms and short movies both feature, drawing visitors in and informing them through entertainment. Good luck in taking on the grizzled miner at ‘virtual’ Two-Up (a gambling game using coins).

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