Tawhai Falls, Tongariro National Park

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Located within a national park, Tawhai Falls drop over the edge of a 13 meter (43 ft) cliff. The falls can be reached via an easy trail that leads from the small parking lot and through a forest of beech and mountain celery pine. The steps near the end of the trail make it inaccessible to wheelchairs. Fans of "The Lord of the Rings" will be delighted to discover this was one of the movie's filming locations. Tawhai Falls is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , world travel planner Edition.
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  • This was meant to be Gollum’s pool but I couldn’t tell at all. Regardless of not being able to reminiscent my favorite movie, it was a nice and very quick experience. Walking distance from the road... 
    This was meant to be Gollum’s pool but I couldn’t tell at all. Regardless of not being able to reminiscent my favorite movie, it was a nice and very quick experience. Walking distance from the road...  more »
  • Stunning view and an iconic natural film set! The walk is nice and easy and you get different view points on safe walkways. 
    Stunning view and an iconic natural film set! The walk is nice and easy and you get different view points on safe walkways.  more »
  • Look out for the sign on the left hand side of the road to Whakapapa Village. There is a small car park. The walk is lovely, short and mostly shaded. The path is clear with some stairs to a viewing... 
    Look out for the sign on the left hand side of the road to Whakapapa Village. There is a small car park. The walk is lovely, short and mostly shaded. The path is clear with some stairs to a viewing...  more »

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