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Tupapakurua Falls Lookout

Fischer Track, National Park Village, New Zealand
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Rain stopped Play!

We did the first part of the track which took about half an hour with stops to look at plants and... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Allgoodthyngs
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Pleased we did it

We started off thinking this was going to be easy. It took about 2 hours but there is quite a lot... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
LandL21
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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“few steps” (2 reviews)
“gravel” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Fischer Track, National Park Village, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

We did the first part of the track which took about half an hour with stops to look at plants and trees , we arrived at the Taranaki Lookout wiich gave great views towards Mt Taranaki, and also back at Mt Ruapehu and Hauhungatahi. However........More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We started off thinking this was going to be easy. It took about 2 hours but there is quite a lot of uphill on the way back and I was pretty buggered at the end. Stunning walk though through podocarp forest that was nicely varied...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

A lovely walk through some lovely forest, quite a few steps so not easy for pushchairs and the like. Recommended though.

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

This was an interesting walk with different scenery including walking along a gorge, across a plateau and viewing the falls from above and below. The trail to it was very well maintained gravel. However, there were quite a few steps, so not suitable for people...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

The walk through the rainforest is stunning. I did the round trip down to the waterfall and back to the village in 3.5hrs, probably a quicker then average pace, but very doable. Just remember what goes down has to come back up, the majority of...More

1  Thank Lizzy M
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

After doing the Tongariro Alpine Crossing this was a beautiful peaceful hike and it was wonderful listening to the bird song.

1  Thank Lorraine S
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Really good hike, not to easy but not extreme. I wouldn't say the markings are great but it's easy enough to navigate. If you're thinking of going by yourself - make sure you let sombody know of your plan. Waterfall is beautiful and worth it...More

2  Thank Delicjaaa
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

This morning, I had big plans to clean up, do vacuuming and other such boring stuff…the sun streaming in, though, was too much of a temptation and I went off on another wander…this time, a little closer to home, Tupapakurua Falls just up the road...More

2  Thank SJPONeill
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

Did this a while ago and just catching up on a few reviews. Doing this walk in winter (I've done many times in summer) is a real must - the scenery is truly magnificent. The air feels fresh, the snow against the blue sky looks...More

1  Thank Eric W
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

This hiking trail is just wonderful, and and inspirational collaboration between the Department of Conservation and the local community. Together, they built a trail in native bush, with signage to help you learn the plants, and an ingeniously simple way to improve the surface. They...More

1  Thank Larkeyskip
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