Taranaki Falls, Tongariro National Park

#2 of 7 in Nature in Tongariro National Park
Taranaki Falls is located in Tongariro National Park. Add Taranaki Falls and other attractions to your Tongariro National Park trip itinerary using our Tongariro National Park road trip website .
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  • This is a very enjoyable walk. Definitely some up and down but what walk isn't in New Zealand. The water fall is beautiful, but have to say the whole loop is nice and not to be missed. Take a snack, s...  more »
  • Wonderful and relaxed loop walk with the falls as a reward halfway through. The route is 6km and are done perfectly in 2 hours. The entire route is signposted and safe. Departs and arrives very close to the visitor center (with parking). The views and the surroundings in both the round and back sense are admirable. Perfect option if you can't or don't want to do some of the most demanding mountain routes.
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  • Lovely spot. There are multiple walks that go to the falls, the most frequented is the falls walk starting just by the Skotel. Very gentle loop walk with some great views of the mountain and the chateau. The lower walk is more varied and slightly harder than upper. You can walk behind the falls
  • There is a lovely 6 km (4 mile) circuit from near the Chateau to this beautiful waterfall and back. It is a good surface and fairly level. The views are tremendous, the flora fascinating and the 2 main waterfalls magnificent.
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