Issued 28th Jan 2023 and as at 7th Feb 2023 - The Coromandel has experienced a severe weather event, with a state of emergency declared on 3 Feb 2023. As a result, SH25a and the Tapu Coroglen roads have been closed. Some local DOC campsites are also closed. Please take care in and around the region and keep up to date through the following agencies. Driving times and routes can be found here.

Dickson Holiday Park - Rocky's Goldmine Trail

Rocky's Goldmine Trail, a three hour loop walk from Dickson Park Thames with scenic views and historical sites.


Rocky's Goldmine Trail is a three hour loop walk from Dickson Holiday Park in Thames, The trail climbs from the Park to a summit with views across the Hauraki Plains and the Firth of Thames.
The trail then enters regenerating bush and a wonderful Nikau Palm grove as it drops into Tinkers Gulley. As the trail follows the stream out to Tararu Valley road numerous goldmines dating from the 1870's can be seen. The route then follows the Tararu valley back to the Holiday Park. A reverse direction visit to Tinkers Gully on a dark night will reveal wonderful displays of glow-worms.

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115 Victoria Street
Tararu, Thames
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