Gold was discovered in Waihi in 1908, Making Waihi the fastest growing town in the North Island.

Today waihi Beach is one of North Island most popular Beach on the East Coast. With warm summer day and a safe swimming beach and over a hundred years of history, there is all way plenty of places to explore.

Quick Facts about this walk

  • Location: North Island NZ
  • Distance: 1 km
  • Time needed: 1 Hour
  • Difficulty: Very Easy
  • Wheelchair Access: No
  • Route: Round Trip
  • Elevation: Unknown
  • Wet Feet: No
  • Toilets: Yes
  • Dogs: No
  • Mobile Coverage: Yes
  • Last Updated: November, 2019

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Points of interest along the walk​

Point 1: Waihi Beach

If you feel like a swim or surfing drive down to the Waihi Beach carpark.
For a coffee drive to the shops in Wilson Road, there is a butcher,supermarket cloths, chemist, and restaurants. to get there turn to the right at the first roundabout at the bottom of the hill as you drive into Waihi Beach and drive 700 Mt
The RSA has good cold beer and great dinning. to find the RSA drive around 50 Mt past the roundabout and look for the road running up hill on your left

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