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Whirinaki Forest Park, Rangitaikei, Rotorua

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Whirinaki Forest Park, Rangitaikei, Rotorua

Address: River Road, Rangitaikei, Rotorua Rotorua


Bring a picnic, your togs and good walking shoes so you can enjoy the area for the day. The Waiatiu Falls Track is an easy 1.5hrs return but can be slippery if it has been raining. Longer walks lead to the gorgeous Whirinaki Falls and Arohaki Lagoon, although be prepared for a decent hike of about 4hrs return. En route, you


River Road, Rangitaikei, Rotorua
You can walk from the southern end, starting at Plateau carpark, about 43 km from Minginui along forestry roads. The carpark can also be reached from the Napier/Taupo Highway. Access to the Whirinaki Waterfalls Track is via River Road, off Old Te Whaiti Road.

Whirinaki Waterfalls Track located in the Whirinaki Forest Park which is 90 km south-east of Rotorua, off SH 38. Entrance is past Minginui Village and up River Road to the Whirinaki carpark, the northern starting point for many walkers.

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