McLean Falls
PHOTO: Shellie Evans ©

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Introduction

Walk to the spectacular McLean Falls though a variety of forest and shrub types.

Track overview

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Walking and tramping

40 min Easiest: Short walk

Dog access

No dogs

About this track

Description

The 22 m falls are on the Tautuku River in Catlins Conservation Park and are often described as the most spectacular in the region. The walk to the falls, though uphill, is not too steep and very pleasant.

It passes through a variety of forest and shrub types: huge tree fuchsia, stands of olearia and podocarp forest.

Getting there

Turn off Chaslands Highway onto Rewcastle Road 11.6 km south of Papatowai. It's a further 3 km to the car park.

Contacts

Murihiku / Invercargill Office
Phone:   +64 3 211 2400
Address:   7th Floor
CUE on Don
33 Don Street
Invercargill 9810
Email:   invercargill@doc.govt.nz
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