Welcome to ~



                       ON THE HAURAKI RAIL TRAIL

   QUALITY ACCOMMODATION                                   AVAILABILITY


ph: 021 902 780 OR 07 862 6905                             RED = BOOKED

email: goldnviews@orcon.net.nz                YELLOW = Booking Pending

1 hour from Hamilton                                     (Select Month - Press "Go")

1.5 hours from Auckland

1 hour from Tauranga

          (RATES - Karangahake Cottage page)

          ~ ~ When you have enjoyed your day ~ ~

  • Walking - through incredible historic Gold Mining ruins - OR
  • Cycling - the Amazing Hauraki Rail Trail - OR
  • Fishing (trout) - the Ohinemuri & Waitewheta rivers - OR
  • Climbing - Mt KARANGAHAKE! (elev:544m/1800 ft)
  •                  ~ ~ RELAX at the Cottage ~ ~

    Watch the Sunset - you may see a Golden View!"

               "COSY AND VERY WARM!"

                        "PET FRIENDLY!"


    *Cosy *Fully Insulated *Safe Parking *FREE Wi-Fi.


    Take the 45 second tour of the Gorge!

    HAURAKI RAIL TRAIL - Watch U Tube video


    Access is just a few minutes away - cycle east through the old railway tunnel to Waihi, or cycle west to Paeroa, Te Aroha, Thames

    Enjoy a full day cycling - enjoy your evenings in the peace and quiet of a beautiful setting - you may get to see a "Golden View" at sunset!

    Pam and Nigel enjoy a variety of interests:

    Pamela has been involved in dress making and designing and loves patchwork quilting.

    Nigel ( Born in Uganda - East Africa) has been involved in motor racing and flying light aircraft and helicopters. Enjoys trout fishing and assists Pamela to run the accommodation.

    He has written & published two CHILDRENS BOOKS, "Waldo Rescues Gerald" and "Waldo and the Sea Monster".

    Suitable for 3 to 8 year olds - they love listening to the"Waldo" stories - each book has a 'moral' - complimentary copies available to guests!