Coal Creek Falls ,Runanga, New Zealand


Address -: Coal Creek Falls ,Ballance Street, Runanga, New Zealand

A wide, 7-meters high waterfall, Coal Creek Falls is located in the rural area, Waterfallsin 10-minutes drive away from Greymouth. This waterfall is included into New Zealand Waterfall's list due to an easy access, unique beauty and a good swimming spot. 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.
Coal Creek Falls is roughly a 10-minutes drive away from Greymouth. The road surface is always sealed.
From Greymouth take SH-6 northbound, then in Runanga turn right onto Seddon St. Turn right onto Ballance St and drive up to the end of the street where you will find a parking without any facilities there.
A 1-hour return Coal Creek Falls Track goes to the waterfall's base. The track is relatively easy, no climbing required, but unfortunately not suitable for wheelchairs.
The waterfall is a very popular among locals, and it’s a very popular swimming spot in the area.

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