Time: 30 min return
This is an easy walk leading to mine shafts and an operational water race built in the gold mining days.
Time: 1 hr return
This track passes through beech forest and signs of early sawmilling days.
Time: 4 hr return
This track follows up the true right of the river, crosses a swing bridge and returns along the opposite bank and along the road.
Time: 7 hr return
A marked route, this rewarding tramp offers excellent views from above the bush line.
Waikaia is situated 54 km north of Gore beside the Waikaia River.
Auckland and parts of the Waikato are at Level 3. DOC huts and campsites are closed in these regions. The rest of New Zealand is at Level 2.