Matai Falls/Horeshoe Falls (Map reference No 16)

There is a 30 minute forest walk to waterfalls. The Matai Falls carpark is on the Southern Scenic Route 18 kilometres south of Owaka. The falls are in the Table Hill Scenic Reserve. The walk to them is through regenerating podocarp and broadleaf forest. The falls are beautiful, and seen in their best light around midday. 

Getting there

The Matai Falls are on SH92, the Southern Scenic Route, Travelling south from Owaka you'll come to the Purakanui turnoff first. Dogs are allowed at Matai Falls, but must be on a lead.

Matai Falls

 

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