Druggans Dam, along the Aorere Goldfields Track

Image: Shellie Evans | ©


Walk or bike and explore the remnants of New Zealand's first major goldfield.

Place overview


  • Mountain biking
  • Walking and tramping

Find things to do and places to stay Aorere Goldfields Conservation Area

About this place

Getting there

From Collingwood follow the Aorere Valley inland. After 7 km, turn off the main road at Rockville where Aorere Goldfields and Devils Boots are signposted. Follow the road and rough farm track past Devils Boots for another 2 km until you reach the Aorere Goldfields car park.


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