Phone: 073238146 | Email: info @

Access Permits


Permits are required to enter Tarawera Falls and must be displayed on the dashboard of your vehicle.

Permits can be obtained from the Kawerau isite during weekends and public holidays ONLY! 

Permits Cost: $10

Kawerau isite Visitor Information Centre

Plunket Street



(07) 323 6300


Public access to Tarawera Falls is available during weekends and public holidays ONLY! 

 All public access to Maunga/Mt. Pūtauaki is closed until further notice.

Road Vehicle access will NOT be granted to Lake Tarawera/Te Tapahoro



MAUNGA PUTAUAKI - Is closed to the public

Public access to hikoi Maunga Pūtauaki remains closed. All requests will be declined.