Our Locations > Parks > Western Bay of PlentyMcLaren Falls Park

McLarens Falls Park is 190 hectares of parkland set alongside Lake McLaren and is just ten minutes by car, from Tauranga.

McLaren Falls Park is an easy place to film with multiple different location options in the 190 hectare park.

Top Bush - Amazing accessible bush for a film crew where you can virtually step out of your vehicle and start shooting.

Glow worm Walk - Great mossy green bush backdrop on a 10 -15 min loop track, very accessible.

Arboretum and Lake -Great imagery in autumn/spring when deciduous trees do their thing.

Canyon - Feels like another world and accessible by a short paddle in. NB - no motorized craft allowed on the lake.

CanalsAccess / permission through Trustpower. Great look for post apocalyptic / sci fi / car chase.

Key facts

Key Features

Park, Lake, Autumn, Waterfall, Gardens, Trees

Distance from Auckland



Tauranga City Council