Aorere Goldfields Track

Aorere Goldfields Track

Aorere Valley


3 Rankers Reviews

3 Face-to-Face

12 Golden Bay

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Time: 3 hr circuit


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DOC Nelson/Tasman

Central government organisation


South IslandNelson RegionGolden Bay


  • Walking
  • Free


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Daniel Weber


Ranking: 10/10

I spent 3.5 hours in the caves and that was one of the best things in New Zealand so far. You have to be adventurous and in some parts it is very wet, muddy and narrow.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Milan Maiwald


Ranking: 10/10

Most awesome experience so far! It took us 3.5 hours to explore everything and to find two other hidden exits. Sometimes very dangerous (slippery!) but really, really great!

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Florian Mueller


Ranking: 8/10

Enjoyed it to explore the caves by myself. Completely natural, no tourists and just stunning inside!

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Thanks to all the good people working for the NZ Department of Conservation - for all your hard work - making NZ more beautiful, accessable and healthy! Cheers 😍

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Cymen Crick

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