This is a very scenic walk, around an operating gold and silver mine. During the week, you can see holes being drilled to blast out the rock, to recover the gold/silver. Trucks driving out of pit carrying ore bearing rock, or waste rock, heading via the conveyor belt out to the processing plant, or tailings dam. Call in to Information Centre, at top of town, near Pumphouse, to get a map and more Info, also to view the Gold Story Room. Also, find times of blasts each weekday. Walk takes about an hour, and there are locals who do it every day. great views, of Coromandel and Kaimai Ranges, and Waihi town and countryside.
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