From the car park a short bush walk leads to the bed of the Haast River, with a view of the beautiful fan-shaped waterfall at the foot of Fantail Creek.
The car park for Fantail Falls is located on the Haast Highway (SH6), 85 km north of Wanaka.
The nearest toilet facilities are located at the Pleasant Flat Campsite, 10 km north along SH6.
The visitor centre in Makarora is no longer available. Contact the Awarua/Haast or Tititea/Mount Aspiring National Park visitor centres for visitor information, including trip planning, and track and weather updates for this region.
Auckland and parts of the Waikato are at Level 3. DOC huts and campsites are closed in these regions. The rest of New Zealand is at Level 2.