Karangahake Gorge attractions

Forest in Karangahake Gorge

Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway

The very worthwhile 4.5km Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway takes 1½ hours (each way) and starts from the car park 14km west of Waihi. It follows the disused railway line and the Ohinemuri River Waikino station, wh…
Historic Site in Karangahake Gorge

Victoria Battery Tramway & Museum

Across the river from the Waikino train station, the Victoria Battery Tramway & Museum is the former site of the biggest quartz-ore processing plant in Australasia. There’s a dinky tram ride and regular guided t…