Short Walk to Purakaunui Falls

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Added by Lauren Schusterman

  • Duration: 20 minutes round trip
  • Must see sight in Catlins National Forest
  • Extremely easy, quick walk (suitable for all abilities)
  • Great photo opportunity
  • Forest scenery

From the car park, cross the road to the trailhead. Follow the trail through the forest for around 10 minutes. Right before the waterfall there is a short set of stairs down to a viewing platform. Follow the same trail out.

Pack List

  • Walking shoes
  • Camera
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Chillin, Photography

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Year Round


Easy Parking
Family Friendly

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Added by Lauren Schusterman

College student at UCLA. Born and raised in Boulder, CO. In love with the outdoors and all it has to offer.

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