Coal Creek Falls

Image: Kyle Bland | ©

Introduction

Enjoy the lovely bush walk down to the impressive Coal Creek Falls. A nice place to cool off with a swim in the hot summer months.

Track overview

3.6 km return via same track

Walking and tramping

1 hr Easy: Walking track

Dog access

No dogs

About this track

Description

The path gently descends down to the Coal Creek valley though a mixed beech-podocarp forest.

The pool below the falls is a nice place to cool off with a swim in the hot summer months.

Take particular care to look out for underwater rocks and logs before jumping in.

Getting there

From Greymouth follow SH6 northeast for 8 km to Runanga. Turn right down Seddon Street and right into Ballance Street. There is a carpark at the end of Ballance Street.

Contacts

Paparoa National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 731 1895
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   paparoavc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   4294 Coast Road
Punakaiki
RD 1
Runanga 7873
Postal Address:   4294 Coast Road
Punakaiki
RD 1
Runanga 7873
Reefton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
Phone:   +64 3 732 8391
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   rvcinfo@xtra.co.nz
Address:   67–69 Broadway
Reefton
Postal Address:   PO Box 100
Reefton 7851
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