Waitonga Falls Walk Trailhead

7 locals recommend

Tips from locals

June 16, 2019
Go to this place on a clear day to see stunning mountain views on the way the falls. The open area of marshland with boardwalk is our favourite place. About 1hr 20min return track from the parking area. The falls itself is Tongariro National Park’s highest waterfall. Approx. 25mins from Raetihi.
December 16, 2018
Spectacular Big mountain views from the boardwalk along the way, walk to a waterfall, swim in the waterholes along the route,
November 7, 2018
Waitonga Falls Track 11kms out of Ohakune up the Ohakune Mountain Road sits this gem of a track for all levels of fitness with a return journey of just over 4kms. The 39 m Waitonga Falls is Tongariro National Park’s highest waterfall. The well-formed track passes through mountain beech and kaikawaka…
September 4, 2018
40 minutes one way. Beautiful waterfall and half-way point to Blyth Hut.
Sharon And Graeme
Sharon And Graeme
March 21, 2018
A walk of approx 4 km return along a well formed track to the Waitonga Falls (39 metres high.) Track begins on the Ohakune Mountain Road, 11 km past the DOC Ohakune Base.

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