Short Walk to Purakaunui Falls

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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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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.

Activities:

Chillin, Photography

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Features:

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Scenic
Waterfall

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