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Haruru Falls

Address: Waitangi River, Paihia, New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 6 Attractions in Paihia
Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
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Aarhus, Denmark
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Nice walk from Waitangi, through varied woods with a lot of different birds and plants and nice views. The falls are small but charming - we walked the highway back to Paihia - that was not a good idea - take the track back again.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Really nice bush walk and falls were beautiful. Nice relaxing place to stop to go when looking for something cheap but different. Glad I stopped in, lovely!

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Frimley Green, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

We found the falls on our way from Paihia to the Stone Store. Absolutely wonderful. Just a short walk from the car park.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Visiting Haruru falls would have been a little disappointing if we had made a special journey, however we were passing directly by and stopped to take a look. Not worth a special visit.

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Chertsey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We passed by Haruru Falls on the way from Paihia to the Stone Store and decided to stop by and check it out. It was definitely worth the stop, as there is no fee and handy parking. The falls are quite wide but not ever so high. There were only a few other visitors there when we called, including some... More

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

if you only stop your car and overlook the falls they are "under impressive". However if you take the time to walk the track to the bottom of the false and back up you will enjoy a lush cool hike.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Generally a wide-mouthed relatively short waterfall, bit brown/grey. Worth seeing only if nearby or passing.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Pulled in here before the gates were locked and were greeted by the resident chickens. Long and shallow falls, plenty of spray but seriously underwhelming. If your in the area and have wheels, worthy of a little stop off.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

It's just not great. A small waterfall which is okay to see if you're passing it, not worth visiting if you need to actually travel for it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

No hoopla about this in the guide books but well worth a few minutes to divert from journey to see them. Warning car park is locked at 5pm so if you dont want to stay the night, plan to get back to car in time to escape

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