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. Arrange to visit Marokopa Falls Walk and other attractions in Waitomo Caves using our Waitomo Caves trip planning app .
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  • We went here just after there had been a lot of rain so the waterfall was spectacular. Definitely worth the drive. Short walk down to the water fall where there's a great viewing platform. You can als...  more »
  • Travelled from Waitomo. Beautiful drive and a short walk to the falls. This hidden gem is well worth it. Even the kids loved it.  more »
  • Agree with other reviewers' opinions of these excellent falls. Be warned: FILL UP ON FUEL AT TE KUITI as there are no fuel stations for about 150kms, apparently!! We ran out of diesel & had to bargain...  more »
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  • It was pouring the day before and was still raining. I believe that I captured unusual amount of water fall. We even walked down a "marked" trail to the river which was kind of exciting due to the rain and mud.
  • This place is simply amazing. Such a huge waterfalls that you will be shocked looking at it. Absolutely worth the easy and enjoyable walk.
  • Love this place soooooo much ! This is my hidden heaven.
  • A short walk through jungle-esque nature is crowned by the sight of a stunning waterfall - a lot of steps though, so not recommended for elderly or handicapped people
  • Very small car park, no toilets, no bins...

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