Karangahake Windows Walk

Karangahake Windows Walk

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Stefan Beiner

Singapore

Ranking: 10/10

Loved the walk. Had a 7-year old with me who really enjoyed it too. Due to the hard rain recently, there was some water in the tunnel and we skipped some windows since there were large pools of water but overall great fun and definitely worth visiting.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Andrew Attree

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Not to be missed when in NZ fantastic history fantastic walk

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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jofa972

Ranking: 10/10

Really nice walks!
We really liked it, but the time which is indicated is a bit wrong... We took half of it (but we were still taking pictures everytime). I think even kids can do it, it's really nice to visit!
The landscapes are great!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Simon Burkard

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Stunning views through tunnels.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in March 2017

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Daisy Hoopers

England

Ranking: 8/10

Combining a great gorge walk with a snapshot into the gold mining industry, this is an enjoyable place to have a pit stop. Some really good swing bridges and great river scenes.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Helen Worner

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing short walk, nobody there early in the morning. For free.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Thomas

France

Ranking: 9/10

Mines are very well presented, lots of explanations on the mines.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Igor Pretzer

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

This is a great walk. You can see both the Gorge with the river and the mining. It was exciting to enter the old mines.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Sandra

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

A very enjoyable walk around the goldmine and on to the mine walk. Walk through tunnels above the river - well worth a visit to this DOC walk.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Jamie McArthur

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Lots of things to see and do in one area. Rivers and swimming holes, gold mine ruins and train tunnels to walk through. Good walking track (very busy though).

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2015

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N smith

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Great little walk, a torch is a must so you can explore some of the old mines

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in December 2012

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Ralph and Leonie

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Walk through the old gold mines, take a torch and visit the tunnels. Free access.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Gerard van de Ven

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Impressive walkway in gorge, after walking you see old mine production plants.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago

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Adam Hassan

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Interesting to walk through an old industrial area.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago

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Robin

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

DOC have made an amazing job of the upgrades here over the last few years. Extending Windows Walk, so you can loop back on Crown Track - amazing views of old ruins, the Waitawheta River. Lots of other walks, up Mt Karangahake, if you have more time, or can do just a short walk. All options covered. Well done

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Chris & Rob

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Interesting walk re old gold mining.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in May 2010

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Corien

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Nice to explore the Gold Mines.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in December 2008

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Bob and Carol Duncan

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Best days walk I have ever been on over swing bridges, through mining tunnels, fantastic scenery. Easy walk, no charge.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Brian Elmes

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

wonderful 1 hour circular walk across 3 suspension bridges, through mining tunnels and along a riverside track. fascinating history of mining info along the track.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Paul Ritchie

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

tiny bit beautifuly situated site in a loop of the river. very well run. excellent swimming in the river. a little known gem.

Reviewed over 10 years ago