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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  • Can’t believe that this took me so long to finally do. It’s so beautiful at every point Ruth the falls the icing on the cake. Great birdsong  more »
  • At first I was thinking of walking the classic Tongariro Alpine Crossing, but i was afraid it would be too hard, so I was going around a short track. Among them, the track that goes around Taranaki Falls is a pleasant track with a lot of attractions for about two hours around the lap. There's the Upper Track on the mountain side route and the lower track on the lower side, but we went around from lower track. A vast meadow walking over Mount Nauruhoe, a cool mountain stream track, and a spectacular Taranaki Fall falling from 20m high from the bottom, behind the waterfall. The view is enjoyed from the cliff cliff on the waterfall this time, and it comes back cutting through the meadow when the splash is tasted from. It took about four hours in total to take pictures, play at the falls, and have lunch. It's a very nice hiking trail with lots of attractions.
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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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