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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  • Wonderful friendly & helpful service. The staff were very friendly, and the trip was a great conclusion to the weekend
    Roam 414 via TripAdvisor   -   November 2018
  • Above and beyond. Super helpful, friendly service returning from Hot Water Beach.
    MMDunedin, via TripAdvisor   -   November 2018
  • The cruise was really great: David is a passionate guide who knows a lot about the history of the landscape around the lake and also about the people who lived there and live here today: so interesting!
    Leopold L, via TripAdvisor   -   August 2018
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