Taranaki Falls Loop

MODERATE 4 reviews
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Taranaki Falls Loop is a 6.1 kilometer loop trail located near Papakai, Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand that features a waterfall. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking and walking.

DISTANCE
6.1 km
ELEVATION GAIN
185 m
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

hiking

walking

waterfall

hiking
1 month ago

hiking
4 months ago

Very nice loop with kids. Loved the vegetation changes from forest to grasslands along the way. Can get a bit crowded if the weather sends folks away from the Tongariro crossing, we ran into about 10 people at the falls themselves. I think if you start with the upper loop, you can get nice views of Mts Tongariro and Ngauruhoe without having to turn around.

7 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

Great hike in nice trail. Lots of vegetation changes in short distance - tundra to forested. Start with lower loop as it is more strenuous, upper loop return is mostly gentle downward slope.