Invincible Gold Mine

A steep climb takes you to the Invincible Gold Mine with great views of the Rees Valley and Mount Earnslaw.

Difficulty: MODERATE
Time: 3hrs

Along the track you can see the remains of the water wheel and a unique set of seven berdans – large, revolving cast iron bowls in which the ore was ground. The Gold Extractor is about 5 minutes from the start of the Invincible Gold Mine track. The track was built by miners in the early 1880s and is part of the Otago Goldfields Park.

Track is located 30 minutes drive up Rees Valley Road from Glenorchy.

Visit the track description on the Department of Conservation website