Historic gold mining machinery at Karangahake Gorge
Image: Tourism Coromandel | ©



The Karangahake Gorge region combines gold mining history and natural beauty, much of it accessible through a variety of walks.

Find things to do and places to stay Karangahake Gorge

There are opportunities for trout and coarse fishing. A license is required from Fish & Game New Zealand.

Some of the larger pools in the Ohinemuri and Waitawheta Rivers are suitable for swimming in summer.


Tauranga Office
Phone:   0800 275 362
Email:   taurangainfo@doc.govt.nz
Address:   253 Chadwick Road West
Greerton West
Tauranga 3112
Postal Address:   PO Box 9003
Greerton West
Tauranga 3142
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