Only 20 minutes from Bowentown Beach Holiday Park, Waihi is one of New Zealand’s fastest growing coastal communities with a population of just under 2000 people.
Known as the gateway to the Coromandel Peninsula as well as the Bay of Plenty, Waihi boasts spectacular scenery, numerous outdoor activities and a variety of fine restaurants, café’s and sight seeing options.
Waihi is stepped in history of the Gold mining era. With interesting Museums and a working Gold Mine in the middle of the town. You can take a very popular tour of the mine or just spend some time walking around the rim of the pit. Through the scenic Karangahake Gorge there are many old mining relics to explore as well as a lovely walk.
There is also The Gold Discovery Centre and of course The Goldfields Railway.
Fun for all the Family in Waihi!
Bullswool Farm Park
Just a short drive out of Waihi through the beautiful Karangahake Gorge you will find Bullswool Farm Park. The Park covers 100 acres of beautiful rolling farmland. Wander around our walkway and meet and learn about our many and varied animals along your way. All of our friendly animals can be petted and hand-fed.The friendly animals of Bullswool farm include; miniature horses, emus, goats, alpacas, llamas, deer, paint horses, kune-kune pigs, axolotls, miniature cattle, rabbits, rare breed chickens, ducks, coloured sheep and donkeys.
Adults (16+yrs) $7.00
Children (2-15yrs) $5.00
Under 2yrs FREE
The Park is open from 10am to 4pm daily.
240 Rahu Rd, RD4, Paeroa
Just ask any of our friendly staff for directions to the park.
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