"Tawhai Falls in Tongariro National Park" New Zealand Off The Beaten Path Tip by AKtravelers

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  Sitting on a rock in front of Tawhai Falls
by AKtravelers

As you drive towards Whakapapa village in Tongariro National Park, you'll see a small car park on the left. this is the trailhead for a short 20-minute walk to beautiful Tawhai Falls. We saw only one other couple the entire time we were there, watching the powerfal wates plunge 15 meters. Tawhai Falls are actually higher than the more toristy Huka Falls, but they certainly don't get the same attention.

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  • Written Mar 26, 2006
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