Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway...

Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway

Karangahake Gorge

Reviews

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Maddie F

Ranking: 7/10

Great views but we could enter in only one mine. Others are closed.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Vic Baughen

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Worth the effort.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Patricia

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

It was an exciting walk through mines and tunnels. We had so much fun there, even if it was raining.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Wendy Steer

England

Ranking: 8/10

A lovely walk along the gorge and up to the old mines.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Marc Reuter

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful and interesting walk. Not too long and not exhausting. A must do!

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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MARK CURPHEY

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing scenery mixed with mining history. Take a head torch, you can explore deep into the mines in the pitch black.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Magali Schwantke

Germany

Ranking: 6/10

The track was pretty boring for us - better for cyclists.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Kathanina Jasik

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful nature, it seems like you are watching Indiana Jones.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Calum Penn

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful walks and dramatic gorge with gold mining tunnels and underground tunnels. Signs and direction very informative and easy to navigate. Unspoilt and no recent tourism development which was a bonus.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Catharina Cuntz

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Stunning landscape, interesting history, easy walks - made a great day for us. We wanted to do the 2.5 hours tunnel loop only and ended up walking the whole territory. Bring a torch if you dare to experience the dark tunnels.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Yoomm

France

Ranking: 8/10

Interesting walk on the old mines path. Bring the flashlight and enjoy the tunnels.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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David Schelensky

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Interesting for history, mines and nature. You can see glowworms in the old mines. Nice two hour walk.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Erick Meevers

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Stunning walks in between the cliffs, while visiting old gold mines and their associated remains. With cool hanging bridges.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in December 2014

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Eva Marsikova

Czech Republic

Ranking: 10/10

A beautiful easy walk in the gorge, remains of historical goldmines.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Elsa Bygrave

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Lovely river all the way and interesting goldmine relics walk through tunnel and nice restaurant at the end.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Steven Lotrian

France

Ranking: 10/10

A little walk for all the family, you need to have a light for a walk in the mine.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Erik Muchembled

France

Ranking: 8/10

You can visit old gold mines, bring your torch.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Tanja and Pascal

Germany

Ranking: 5/10

Many parts of the track were closed without giving information at the car park - you have to find out while walking.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Darren Abbott

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Great walks around old disused goldmines where you can explore tunnels (torch advsied!) and lots of waterfalls/rivers etc.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in December 2012

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Steve and Therese Dunne

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Walks all along the river, well laid out and popular.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago

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Michael Howat

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Free walk in, beautiful valley, included some great fun old tunnel section. Interesting history too and very well maintained.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Ronald Lippett

England

Ranking: 8/10

An interesting and historical walk.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Julian Tiff

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Historic track, highly recomended, excellent views over the gorge.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Vanessa

England

Ranking: 8/10

Good walk, interesting historic sites, great bridge over the rapids. Fab Waikino station cafe at the end. Downside - one way or duplicated, some roadside noise.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2009