Croesus Battery which crushed gold-bearing quartz
Image: Shellie Evans | ©

Introduction

Long after its gold mines closed and the last hotel burned down, Lyell retains many reminders of a rich past which can be seen while exploring the surrounding area.

320 m - 2 km

Walking and tramping

10 min - 45 min Easiest: Short walk
Easy: Walking track

Dog access

No dogs

Contacts

Paparoa National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 731 1895
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   paparoavc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   4294 Coast Road
Punakaiki
RD 1
Runanga 7873
Postal Address:   4294 Coast Road
Punakaiki
RD 1
Runanga 7873
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