Lake Kumara

Image: Julie Mudge | ©

Introduction

Base yourself at the campsite - discover gold mining relics on the numerous walks nearby or pan for gold.

Place overview

Activities

  • Camping
  • Walking and tramping

Find things to do and places to stay Goldsborough (Waimea) - Kumara area

About this place

History and culture

Goldsborough was once a thriving mining settlement. You can explore this history by going on some of the walks in the area.

Getting there

To get to the Goldsborough area, follow SH6 north of Hokitika for 10 km then turn onto Stafford Loop Road. The Goldsborough camping and picnic area is about 6 km along the road. 

Alternatively,at Kumara Junction on SH6 (21 km north of Hokitika) turn off onto SH73. After 8 km, at Dillmanstown, turn onto Stafford Loop Road. The Goldsborough camping and picnic area is about 12 km along the road. 

Contacts

Hokitika Office
Phone:   +64 3 756 9100
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   hokitika@doc.govt.nz
Address:   10 Sewell Street
Hokitika 7810
Postal Address:   Private Bag 701
Hokitika 7842
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