Taranaki Falls Loop

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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
139 m
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

hiking

walking

waterfall

hiking
10 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.

hiking
Sunday, December 18, 2016

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.

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recorded Taranaki Falls Loop

Wednesday, January 04, 2017