Gold was discovered in St Bathans in 1860s.
In the map above, if you zoom in on the walk, you’ll see all the following track points and their location. Each point has photos along with a description about each one.
There is only a pub there and no shop. we heard so much about St Bathans we had to take the long way around to Ranfurly.
It was a little disappointing after calling into other gold mining towns in the south Island. there was no craft shops ECT
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