Kapuni Loop Track to Dawson Falls...

Kapuni Loop Track to Dawson Falls - Kaponga, Egmont National Park

Kapuni Loop Track to Dawson Falls

Kaponga, Egmont National Park


8 Rankers Reviews

5 Face-to-Face

2 Stratford

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Time: 45 min to 1 hr loop track


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DOC Taranaki

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  • Walking
  • Free


Teb's avatar


United States

Ranking: 10/10

A spectacular view! I was there when the wind was howling, the rain was dumping, and the falls were roaring! The loop was completely out of the question as even the road was like a stream. The Ranger was shocked when I walked in, but we had a nice chat and look around the facility. Don’t miss the power plant either. The steps down to the base of the falls are quite steep in places.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Ranking: 10/10

An easy walk. Beautiful place and beautiful view.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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S Webb

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Although Mt Taranaki was shrouded in cloud, we headed for the hills and trekked through Dawson's Falls. After a lot of rainfall, the water volume was huge and we got drenched by the spectacular spray.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Matthew Long

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Caught sight of these falls after the wettest November in a while so much more spectacular view than on a sunny day. Very wet and muddy path however mainly due to weather.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Connor Hormell

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Great little walk to the falls. Very fun and worth it. If you start at the information centre then it only takes about an hour.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Jonathan and Gulsen


Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful landscape, great views, nice to walk.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Erick Meevers


Ranking: 8/10

Nice, fun walk. Pretty waterfall but maybe nicer with more rain.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in December 2014

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hendrik king


Ranking: 9/10

Fantastic walk too wonderful waterfalls.

Reviewed about 9 years ago and experienced in December 2011

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