ECHO Walking Festival


Walks / Orokawa Bay and William Wright Falls

Orokawa Bay and William Wright Falls


Orokawa Bay and William Wright Falls

Saturday, 1 May 2021

Grade 4

Nearest Town: Waihi Beach

Registration Region: Waihi Beach

Duration: 3-4 hours

Start Time: 9:00 am - Waihi Beach Surf Lifesaving Club car park

Cost: Donation

Walk through Pohutukawa bush along the cliff-tops to secluded Orokawa Bay, then head up the creek to the stunning William Wright Falls.  The creek and the falls cut through amazing volcanic rock formations.  Be prepared as this track has some rough sections and multiple stream crossings. 

Please note: Bring lunch and sturdy shoes.



  • Walking Poles (recommended)
  • Waterproof shoes
  • Bring Food and Drink

PLEASE NOTE: Participants are responsible for their own safety equipment, food, water, clothing and vehicles.

The Festival is a non-profit event which relies heavily on volunteers, and donations to help pay for the organisation and promotion of the month-long event.

Any contribution received towards ECHO is greatly appreciated and helps to ensure the success and continuation of the festival.

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