During your stay at TRAXX Accommodation, you certainly will have plenty of things to see and do. Mostly within walking and biking distance from Shunters Cottage, Waihi and surrounding areas have a fantastic range of activities to offer visitors to our region.

Here are some of our personal favorites!  

Local Attractions

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Fancy a spot of shopping? Check Antique Furnishings located on Waihi's main street, specialising in Southern Europe and New Zealand Antiques. 


Got a bike? No? Hire a bike! Enjoy the beautiful scenery the Southern Coromandel has to offer! 



Right on the doorstep of Shunters Cottage this authentic railway runs daily year round. Bike there, train back, sounds good!


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Spend an enjoyable morning or afternoon exploring Waihi's Gold Story. Combine with the Goldmine Mine Tour for an excellent family day out!


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If golf is more your style, a short drive from Shunters Cottage is the Waihi Golf Club. Casual players are welcomed with gear hire available. 

Biking Owharoa Falls

Karangahake Gorge - Check out the natural beauty and stunning scenery via train, foot or bike! 



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Perfect in addition to the Gold Discovery Centre, or as an awesome experience on it own, the goldmine tour is educational and fun!



Located in Waihi's historic Technical School, the Museum and Art Gallery are open throughout the year as a perfect introduction into local history and culture.

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Need a soak? Athenree Hotsprings is worth the trip after a long day on the go, located a short drive away in nearby Athenree. 









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