GPS Coordinates and address

GPS of the view point: S 43° 56' 2.9574" E 169° 17' 37.842"
Parking: Haast Pass-Makarora Rd

Driving and walking conditions

Vehicle type: All vehicle types
Road type: State HW
Track type: Easy walking track
Return track duration: 40min

Waterfall parameters

Waterfall height: 30m
Type of the waterfall: Cascade

Roaring Billy Falls




A 30 metre waterfall, Roaring Billy Falls is located in Mt Aspiring National Park, along HAAST Highway. This is typical cascades waterfall, which follows into the crystal clear Haast River. Most beautiful after a rain.


Walking and driving instructions


An easy all vehicle types’ drive takes roughly 1.5 hours from Wanaka. The road surface is always sealed.


There is a car park on Haast HW with sign “Roaring Billy Falls”, but without any facilities.


An easy 40 minutes return Roaring Billy Falls Walk is leading to the waterfalls lookout.


The waterfall is located on the other river shore, but you don't require to cross the river since the waterfall is fully seen from the lookout.




Haast is one of the must see places in New Zealand. Haast, The perfect destination to explore some of New Zealand's most unique scenery and wildlife situated amidst spectacular & rugged scenery of the South West New Zealand World Heritage area, between ancient rainforests of Te Wahipounamu, glaciers, and the Tasman sea.


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