Druggans Dam

Aorere Goldfields Track
Aorere Goldfields Track
Track 1 day. Easy. Return by the same track.
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, ...

Track grades

Unusually smooth, well-marked track, easy gradients. Up to about 4 hours per day.
Typical lowland track. Generally easy walking and well marked. Ascents of up to 1000m. Some easy river crossings, unmarked travel along rivers.
Typical tops track. Experienced trampers only. Rough, muddy and poorly marked or unmarked. Ascents of up to 2000m. River crossings, open tops, passes. Up to about 8 hours per day.
Navigation and snow skills (use of ice axe and crampons) required. Glaciers, exposure to falls.
Rough or non-existent tracks. Following ridges, bush spurs, and rivers. Steep ascents, arduous travel, hazardous conditions, snow and navigation skills essential.