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Taranaki Falls

| Ngauruhoe Terrace, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
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Simple trek at Whakapapa

A 2 hrs trek from the visitor center. You can walk around the falls and saw people taking photos... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David_TanPuchong
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Puchong
Easy ramble

Having descended Mt. Ruapehu and with time to kill before dinner, our party decided to try out one... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Conanthelibrarian5
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Ontario, Canada
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“the loop” (7 reviews)
“beech forest” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Ngauruhoe Terrace, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A 2 hrs trek from the visitor center. You can walk around the falls and saw people taking photos behind the falls.

Thank David_TanPuchong
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having descended Mt. Ruapehu and with time to kill before dinner, our party decided to try out one of the many hiking trails available to us in Tongariro National Park. New Zealanders do many things well. Laying out and maintaining an abundance of hiking trails...More

Thank Conanthelibrarian5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This walk has it all. Alpine, views, beech forest, waterfall, rushing stream, native plants. Go! Not baby buggy friendly.

Thank Charity T
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Tow our walk, lower half in the bush, upper half in the alpine scrub, two waterfalls to admire and a well-marked track, well maintained by DOC.

Thank AnnetteRM2015
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

2 hour walk. Few steps and a little steep in places. Average fitness ok. Really pretty Falls and pretty countryside.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The falls are part of a difficult track more than 3 hours but well worth the effort. Part of the track has steep stair like climbs.

Thank Bracha K
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We approached the falls from the top and it was amazing! Easy fun walk after doing the crossing, great to stretch out tired sore muscles from the previous day. It was great to be able to start at our hotel, Skotel, and finish just down...More

Thank Cathrine M
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

After along days hike- I ended the day with a nice walk to Taranaki Falls- a very beautiful walk through to the Falls! No experience needed-just you and your camera!!

Thank rosalinemishra
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Walked this this afternoon went by the upper path and came back on the lower . Upper path very scenic passing through heathland and volcanic lava flows, looking at the volcanos in the background very majestic . Panoramic views were stunning. View down the valley...More

Thank andyjbale
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We were not able to make the Tongariro crossing so we decided to hike to Taranaki Falls instead. There had been some heavy rains earlier so part of the trail was quite wet but it was not overly strenuous. As some others have mentioned, we...More

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