Tawhai Falls, Tongariro National Park

#3 of 7 in Nature in Tongariro National Park
Located within a national park, Tawhai Falls drop over the edge of a 13 meter (43 ft) cliff. The falls can be reached via an easy trail that leads from the small parking lot and through a forest of beech and mountain celery pine. The steps near the end of the trail make it inaccessible to wheelchairs. Fans of "The Lord of the Rings" will be delighted to discover this was one of the movie's filming locations. Tawhai Falls is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , world travel planner Edition.
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  • If you’re a LOTR fan this is for you and If your not this is also for you as it is just a nice waterfall a 25 min walk from the car park. Catch it from the top of from the bottom as you can access.....  more »
  • We visited here during peak summer season and arrived around mid-morning. I was surprised to see only one other car in the little gravel parking area. A short little 15 minute walk, and we were at...  more »
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