Allow 2 hours to walk the track (moderate fitness recommended)
A fee is charged which includes a track guide & use of walking sticks.
$10.00 per adult
$5.00 per child (under 15)
Nestled in the midst of a working sheep, cattle and deer farm, Washpen Falls offers breath-taking views of the Canterbury Plains. Begin your trek at the Old Washpen Woolshed and make your way through an ancient Volcanic Canyon filled with lush native bush. Mid way through the loop track you will stumble across the spectacular Washpen Falls – don’t forget the camera for this beauty!
Guidelines for viewing seals from the Seal Colony:
Do not enter the seal colony by stepping onto the rocks from the carpark platform
View seals only from the carpark platform
Do not enter the water at the Ohau Stream
Seal pups will hide in the presence of loud noise and large groups. Please keep noise to a minimum.
1 hour return moderate walking track
The Devils Punchbowl Waterfall Track climbs up to the base lookout with unforgettable views of the 112 metre falls. During the winter season, brave the chill and enjoy the spectacular sight of the falls when accompanied by snow.
Walking and mountain biking tracks
Dogs allowed. Keep dogs under control at all times.
Short 5 minute walk to the falls
|Avalanche Creek Falls|
To see the upper waterfall, and all 3 leaps, cross the road and follow Devils Punchbowl Waterfall track. After 2-5 minutes, look back and be blown away by the view.