Urewera Natl Park (I12)

Urewera National Park, New Zealand. Lake Waikaremoana, Lake Waikareiti, Aniwaniwa Falls, Mokau Campground, Lou’s Lookout, Onepoto Caves, Lake Kiriopukae.

GPS: -38.760503 177.128376

 

Lake Waikaremoana map

Lake Waikaremoana map

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Lou's Lookout perch

Lou’s Lookout perch

 

Panekiri Bluff as seen from partway up the first leg of the Waikaremoana Great Walk.

Panekiri Bluff as seen from partway up the first leg of the Waikaremoana Great Walk.

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Gorgeous Lake Waikareiti track.

Gorgeous Lake Waikareiti track.

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Crystal clear Waikareiti

Crystal clear Waikareiti

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One of the hire rowboats after a row over to the Sandy Bay hut on the far side of Lake Waikareiti.

One of the hire rowboats after a row over to the Sandy Bay hut on the far side of Lake Waikareiti.

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The ladder up Rahui Island on Lake Waikareiti.  The ladder leads to the lake on the island on the lake on the island of New Zealand.  Fun!

The ladder up Rahui Island on Lake Waikareiti. The ladder leads to the lake on the island on the lake on the island of New Zealand. Fun!

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Waterfall at Aniwaniwa.

Waterfall at Aniwaniwa.

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Waterfall at Aniwaniwa

Waterfall at Aniwaniwa

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One of Onepoto Cave's tunnels.  These tunnels are the result of the huge landslide that formed Lake Waikaremoana.

One of Onepoto Cave’s tunnels. These tunnels are the result of the huge landslide that formed Lake Waikaremoana.

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Mokau Campground (DoC)

Mokau Campground (DoC)

 

You can head up the Mokau Stream from the Mokau DoC campground to get to the base of Mokau Falls.  WAY better than seeing the falls from the car window!

You can head up the Mokau Stream from the Mokau DoC campground to get to the base of Mokau Falls. WAY better than seeing the falls from the car window!

You can head up the Mokau Stream from the Mokau DoC campground to get to the base of Mokau Falls. WAY better than seeing the falls from the car window!

2nd Kiriopukae Lake

2nd Kiriopukae Lake

1st Kiriopukae Lake

1st Kiriopukae Lake

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Landslide rocks at Kiriopukae Lake.

Landslide rocks at Kiriopukae Lake.

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Emerald Kaitawa Lake

Emerald Kaitawa Lake

Fairy Springs

Fairy Springs

 

 

 

 

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One Response to “Urewera Natl Park (I12)”

  1. Celeste Reinking Says:

    There are no more rowboats for hire at Lake Waikareiti after a recent incident!

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