Aorere Goldfields Track

  • 3 hr – 4 hr
  • Return by the same track
  • Easy

The track passes an old ground-sluicing claim worked in the 1880s following part of the original benched miners' track. View water races, the Aorere Caves; Stafford's and Ballroom (torch required, extra care in these caves). The track loops past the scenic and man-made Druggans Dam. Optional return via a 4WD track back to the carpark (shared with Mountain Bikes).

Druggans Dam • By JETNZ. Licence: C.
Key information
Time
3 hr – 4 hr
Allow
1 day
Distance
7.0km
Type
Return by the same track
Return by the same track
Grade
Easy
Stay on tracks, this is a historic mining area with numerous tailings, overgrown excavations and channels Grades explained
Access
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Starts
Aorere Goldfields car park, Devils Boots Rd. Rockville.
Distance from you: ()
Other
Altitude
50m – 400m
Altitude change 350m
Maps
NZTopo50-BN24
Link
www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/tracks-and-walks/nelson-tasman/golden-bay/aorere-goldfields-track/http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/tracks-and-walks/nelson-tasman/golden-bay/aorere-goldfields-track/
Map 
ID 13454

About this track

Added 6 October 2014 by JETNZJETNZ. No revisions.
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