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We went to Tawhai Falls (Gollums Pool) only a while in the afternoon, around 15. As it was raining, we were alone so we took a lot of good photos at the falls.
When you arrive, it's only 15 minutes walking until it.
The walk to the walk was pretty easy, apart from several sets if stairs. Parking was a bit tight, as the small car park was already full early in the morning, but you can easily park on the other side of the road. The falls...More
If you use your imagination, you can just about hear Gollum singing his song as he fishes in the pool at the bottom of the falls. Otherwise, you can enjoy the short walk to this waterfall, stand at the top, climb across the rocks at...More
One of the short walks on the Tongariro National Park. Very easy 10min walk to the falls. One of the filing locations for Lord of the Rings and easy to see what. Even in the rain it was a great short walk.
On a Sunny but cold day we visited Tawhai Falls (or for Hobbits fans Gollum’s Falls), the walk from the carpark is about 400 m , not accessible by wheel chair as it has a number of steps to traverse. If you are heading to...More
This was a short, easy walk along a well-marked path from a small gravel road side car park. We made our way down to the spectacular pool and waterfall hidden amongst the trees. We went later in the evening, and light made it even more...More
Took a 15-20 min hike to go visit this waterfall. Totally worth it too. It was gorgeous. The water was turquoise and there was even a rainbow coming off the fall. Easy walk for all ages. Made me want to swim in it. Looked like...More