Marokopa Falls Walk, Waitomo Caves

4.7
#3 of 9 in Parks in Waitomo Caves
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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  • Great add on side trip when visiting the Waitomo Caves. The road is a little windy but take you time and it's a nice drive and only 25 minutes from the caves. If you are lucky, a visit after rainfall ...  more »
  • Marakopa Falls is absolutely stunning. Good access and short walk to the falls. If you go to the Glow worm tour, Its a good chance to visit the falls after..as what we did. It’s 25 mins drive from wai...  more »
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  • This is NOT the entry point nor parking area for Marokopa Falls, for actual trail head, use GPS location "Marokopa Falls Trail", which is about a minute further down the road. Marokopa Falls is one of the biggest & most beautiful waterfalls we have seen in NZ, well worth the 40 minute drive along the winding to here. Easy 10 minutes walk from parking to viewing platform. Too bad there is no proper walking path to the bottom of the falls, although you still can walk down if you are fit enough. No toilet facility.
  • One of the best water falls in NZ. Must see.
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