Adults $135.00
Children $90.00


Recognised as one of best waterfalls and short walks in New Zealand. The Tarawera Falls walking track runs parallel to the Tarawera River which is the final outlet to the sea for seven of Rotorua’s lakes.

Along the way to the falls you pass two other cascading water falls and walk through some of the most beautiful native forest in New Zealand before reaching the spectacular Tarawera Falls themselves.


09:00am Departs The Landing, Lake Tarawera
45 minute cruise to Te Tapahoro

9:45am Start the 3.5hrs return walk to the Tarawera Falls.

01:30pm Water Taxi pick up at The Jetty, Tapahoro Bay and return to The Landing.
02:15pm Arrive The Landing, Lake Tarawera.

A minimum of two people is required.

What to bring

Good walking shoes (Tramping boots not required), lunch, drinking water and a camera. Take your swimming costumes and a towel in the summer for a swim at designated spots.

Travel is in our all-weather boat . Refreshments available

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  • "Our hiking group really enjoyed the Tarewera Trail and the excellent service of the taxi boat. The taxi arrive on time and the shuttle to the car park was waiting for us in Tarawera landing, it was a really nice trip. The staff was very friendly." - Javier R
    Excellent service. Highly recommended   -   August 2021
  • "Excellent service and we were picked up on time. Free shuttle service from the landing to the car park. Friendly staff." - Ronil P
    Excellent   -   August 2021
  • "Great service that was easy to book. The taxi arrived in good time at Hot Water Beach and the shuttle was waiting after the journey to take us back to the car park. I feel confident to use the service again for other trips on the lake!" - Jane F
    Great Service   -   July 2021
  • "Brilliant service, fast comfortable boat, Captain Dave very informative, really useful pick-up from the Tarawera Trail carpark."  - Chris Tyler
    Exceptional Service, Lovely Bush Walk, Hot Pools   -   July 2021
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