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Taranaki Falls

| Ngauruhoe Terrace, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
+64 7-892 3729
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Good little walk

Definitely a good stroll to do. Would strongly recommend doing it in the clockwise direction as... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Steve W
Stunning scenery

What a fabulous walk so easily accessible from the Skotels. We used the lower track to go to the... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
anjane2016
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Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
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“the loop” (8 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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"the loop"
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"takes about an hour"
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"circular walk"
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"lava flow"
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"well worth the visit"
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"clockwise direction"
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"spectacular waterfall"
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"tama lakes"
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"upper part"
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"whakapapa village"
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"easy hike"
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"great walk"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely a good stroll to do. Would strongly recommend doing it in the clockwise direction as that introduces you to the falls in a better manner, giving you the opportunity to explore the area around the stream at the top after viewing the falls which...More

Thank Steve W
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous walk so easily accessible from the Skotels. We used the lower track to go to the Falls and the upper track to return. Loved the diverse vegetation. Lots of overseas visitors on the track. Great to see our beautiful landscape being enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This hike took closer to 3 hours as we were walking with our 4 year old but it was definitely worth it. We were not necessarily kitted out properly - i wouldn’t recommend wearing jeans! However once we got to the falls it was all...More

Thank Amy P
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

The trails around here are ideal for beginners and the sights are stunning! I really recommend doing this whilst in the area, takes about an hour and a half and it’s beautiful! Wonderful little morning out!

Thank JBTraveIIer
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Did the hike in December 2017. Beautiful landscapes, extremely varied throughout the walk. The lower track is sheltered and through a forest, the upper track is on volcanic ground with stunning views of Ruapehu.

Thank Mandy C
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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Easy to find and rewarding to see, walk suitable for occasional and moderately fit walker. Good shoes essential. Route well signposted.

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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

This was worth the 6km walk to see the falls !!!It was a easy track to follow and well worth seeing the falls.Highly recommended.

Thank Kim C
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Just a great walk with lots of different landscapes from low scrubs to tall trees, the falls is spectacular if you take the lower route first your have some nasty stairs to go up but the whole loop is worth the time great views of...More

Thank jefe8
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the walk to and back from the falls. It is a loop track with good views, starting from near the Skotel Alpine Resort. The track is relatively easy, although there is a steep stepped descent near the falls. If you want to extend...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Takes about an hour and a half for the full walk at a moderately steady pace. It's mainly flat. Do it counter clockwise if you want a flatter walk but it's very easy. The falls are stunning as is the surrounding scenery.

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