My favourite Walk: Magnificent views from Waihi Trig Walk
If you’re near Waihi Beach this summer, do take time to walk the new track to the trig. This 3km walk is well sign posted and easy to access. Drive nearly to the end of Beach Road, and turn left Into Pacific Road. Reservoir lake and carpark are two minutes up the road.
Follow the loop track to the right of the lake, and the trig walk branches off right just after a little bridge. Remnants from gold mining and timber milling times can be found here.
The Trig track is wide and well drained and graded, with a few steep bits and lots of steps. Because it has
Above left: Climbing up the steps near the top Below: The peaceful sandy beach at Orokawa Bay. Above right: The view from the top of the trig walks. Below right: Someone has made a structure from driftwood.