Woods Creek Track

Track category

Walking track

Time:  

45 min loop track

Distance:  

1.1 km

Description

Be sure to take a torch on this walk to explore the fascinating tunnels once used by gold miners.

In addition to the remnants of tunnels, races and walls of stacked stone you will pass through mature and regenerating forest.

The walk can be covered in under 45 minutes but allow extra time for exploring. Sturdy walking footwear is recommended.

Getting there

Drive south from Greymouth on SH6 for 8 km to Paroa, and turn left towards Shantytown. From Shantytown it is 17 km to Woods Creek, mostly on sealed road.

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1. Plan your trip
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Contacts

Reefton Visitor Centre i-SITE Information Centre
Phone:      +64 3 732 8391
Email:   reefton@i-site.org
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Māwhera / Greymouth Office
Phone:      +64 3 768 0427
Email:   greymouth@doc.govt.nz
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