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Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls Rd & Waipapa Rd, Kerikeri, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 7 attractions in Kerikeri
Type: Waterfalls
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New Zealand
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

From the parking area at the end of the road it is a short walk to a good viewpoint suitable for all ages and levels of fitness. Those who like a longer walk may like to do the whole Rainbow Falls track which is a little rougher and needs a car to meet you at the other end. Quite spectacular... More

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Run, walk with friends, stroll, this walk is a favorite. If you like to run like me, it's a great one on a sunny day if you need to stay out of the rays and stay cool, it has a bit of everything. It is very hand to the town so you can park your car at one the Stone... More

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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65 reviews 65 reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

There are 2 ways you can access falls, 1 for the not so energetic is to park at the carpark in Rainbow falls Road and walk a short distance to the observation deck, the falls are high and especially spectacular if it has been raining. The other way which we love is to walk from either the rainbow falls road... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We hiked from the Stonehouse to the Falls. A marvelous walk along the river with the Falls as the grand prize at the end. Be sure to walk up to the top of the trail to the observation deck. If you are brave, you can swim over to the falls where there are some hidden caves. We didn't.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
12 attraction reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The Falls themselves are just a few minutes walk from the car park and are quite dazzling with a beautiful rainbow thrown in for our visit. The onward walk to Kerikeri Basin is mostly shaded from the sun and well worth doing for the tree ferns and birdlife which included fantails, tuis and pukekos. As quite experienced walkers, the round... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We did the walk on a rainy day so we didn't see too many people which actually made the walk really special. A good raincoat helped. It is about 5Km each way and the well-maintained path meanders through amazing forests and alongside the river the entire time. A special time communing with nature. A must do!!!

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new zealand
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9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

A gorgeous walk in the bush alongside the river. Easy gradient. Peaceful. A lovely slice of native NZ.

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Yealmpton, United Kingdom
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14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

Reasonably high and good volume of water. Not world class but worth seeing if in area. Can drive to within a few minutes walk from the falls

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Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

The walk to these falls from Keri Keri is beautiful, the scenery is gorgeous.its an easy 1 hour walk to the falls but if you can't do it then you can drive there and it's an easy 5 min boardwalk there.

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Warsaw, Poland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Superb easy walk. Take a camera. I recommend to visit the same day a parrot place, Stone Store and a museum.

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