Marokopa Falls Walk, Waitomo Caves

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Walk along the nature trail leading to one of the region's most magnificent outdoor attractions, Marokopa Falls Walk. The easy walkway lies between Waitomo Village and Marokopa and usually takes less than an hour to complete. Hike through the native tawa and nikau forest to the trail's main viewpoint. From here, you can take in the picturesque scenery, including the Marokopa River and falls plunging 35 m (114.8 ft). This area also offers great opportunities for fishing. See Marokopa Falls Walk and all Waitomo Caves has to offer by arranging your trip with our Waitomo Caves trip itinerary builder.
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  • A nice easy walk to some lovely falls, but a bit of a drive from Waitomo - 30 km - but if you're in the area for a couple of days it's a pretty waterfall.  more »
  • I've seen many waterfalls on this planet, but this is definitely one of the better ones! Loved it - stunning views, the walk is very little to get there. Only pity - no dogs allowed, even if I think i...  more »
  • Worth taking a look, a much bigger fall than many others in NZ, quite astonishing. It is only a short walk though. If you are into hiking, perhaps combine this with other walks in the region.  more »