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Local Attractions

Walks and Tracks

Mathers Mine Pit Rim Walk - 4km Loop walk.

Trig Walk - 3km return walk.

Karangahake Tunnel Walk - 45min Loop walk.

Karangahake Windows Walk - 1 hour walk.

Orokawa Bay - Accessible from Waihi Beach.

Dickey's Flats - Various tracks, bridges and tunnel.

Cafe's and Restaurants ​

Waikino Station Café - 9min drive

Kate And Will’s Coffee Garden - 4min drive.

The Platter Board - 4min drive.

Down Thyme Restaurant & Cafe - 5min drive.

Athenree Pancake House - 9 min drive.
The Secret Garden - 10min drive
Waihi Memorial RSA -
10min drive.
The Porch - 10min drive. 
Flatwhite Waihi Beach - 11min drive.

Waterholes and Waterfalls.

Owharoa Falls - 30 Waitawheta Road, Waikino.
Franklin Road Bridge - Franklin Road Waihi.
Dickies Flats - 111 Dickey Flat Road, Waikino.
Coffee's - End of Clarke Street, Waihi.
Sugars
Creans - Half way down Crean Road,Waihi.

Bicycle Trails

Hauraki Rail Trail - haurakirailtrail.co.nz
Mountain Bike Trails - www.trailforks.com/region/waihi

Playgrounds​

Victoria Park - 3min drive.

Waihi Skatepark - 7 min walk.

Gilmour lake - 2 min walk (Across the road).

Brighton Recreation Reserve - 10min drive.

Waihi Beach Park - 10 min drive (Surf club end).

Paeroa Park and Skate Park - 21 min drive.

Beach's, Bays and Pools

Waihi Beach - 8 min drive.
Brighton Beach Reserve - 10min drive.
Bowentown beach - 17min drive.
Shelly Bay - 17 min drive.
Athenree Bay - 13min drive.
Athenree Hot Pools - (oposite Athenree Bay).
Sapphire Mineral Springs -
30 min drive.
Fernland Spa - 50 min drive.
Mt Maunganui - 55min drive.
Mount Hot Pools - 55min drive.

 

Surrounding towns to visit

Ngatea - 39min drive.
Thames - 48min drive.
Paeroa - 21min drive.
Whangamata - 35min drive.
Katikati - 20min drive.
Tauranga - 45min drive.
Mt Maunganui - 55min drive.
Rotorua - 1hr 55min drive.

 

Local Attractions

Bulls Wool Heritage Farm

Victoria Battery

Waihi Arts Centre & Museum

The Village Waihi Beach

Cornish Pumphouse

Goldfields Heritage Railway

Waihi Goldmine

Waihi Golf Club

Waterlily Gardens

Gold Discovery Centre

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