We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
We decided to take a quick road trip to Hamilton last week and thought we'd break the drive up by having a walk. The three sisters turn off is well posted and easy to notice. Just minutes (driving) from the town of Mokau. Beautiful little...More
You do need to plan to be there at the right time to get the tides right - and then its a short walk from the natural carpark around the rocks to the 3 sisters. The whole walk is amazing. Elephant rock with the holes...More
A short drive from New Plymouth is a lovely walk along the beach to see these magnificent standing pillars (and one you can walk through. Consider the tide times, and possibility you might get wet feet, and plan to arrive in time to walk further...More
As explorers of our beautiful Taranaki region we decided to take the four leggered hound 1hr North of New Plymouth to Tongaporutu. Car parking is easy just past the strip of batches. Plan to go at low tide and take shoes you don’t mind getting...More
We went because of the review in NZ Frenzy and it was well worth the effort. You have to plan your trip around low tide as the first part from the car park involves wading through the river mouth and dark sand without seeing much...More
We drove up from New Plymouth (approx 60 mins) and loved this little spot. It was reasonably quiet and took us 10-15 minutes to walk down the beach and around to see the three sisters.
The stone pillars themselves are beautiful but the beach itself...More
Take Clifton Rd off Highway 3 in Tongaporutu and continue down to the carpark. From there, it's a walk along the glittering black sand to the Three Sisters and Elephant Rock. Just make sure you keep track of the tides - the landforms are only...More
Accessible at low tides, beautiful beach, clean and tidy. standing not too far away from the Elephant Rock (with it trunk missing) are the Three Sisters Rocks, also looks like one is missing,being swept by the waves, a must to visit if you're around that...More