The Waikino Station Cafe is the ideal place to stop for a coffee before you start exploring the Karangahake Gorge with its network of walkways. The historic Victoria Battery is just a short walk from the café and with the new Hauraki Rail Trail up and running Waikino Station is the perfect place to stop off for lunch.Goldfields Railway operates daily providing passengers with a nostalgic journey between the historic gold mining town of Waihi and the Waikino Station. They even cater for cyclists wanting to put their cycles on the train and put their feet up for part of the journey.The journey by vintage train, takes in the country side with views of the Ohinemuri River along the way.There are open and closed carriages for your comfort (Wheelchair access with prior arrangement) The journey is 30 minutes each way.
We are very proud of our home-style products made on the premises, and our ability to serve large groups on a tight schedule. We can budget without compromising quality.We are experiencing steady growth in the “day trip” market, through groups such as Probus, garden clubs, walking groups, workingman's clubs etc.As well as a set lunch or morning or afternoon tea, we can book a train ride on the Goldfields Railway, or assist you with a days itinerary for the area.If the above is of interest to you, please contact:Dianne Dawson in the first instance at Waikino Station.