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Waihi Falls

Falls Road, Waione 4971, New Zealand
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Great views from above and below

Nice falls, at the end of a gravel track, in the middle of nowhere. We went because we'd decided to... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
exile66
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Havelock North, New Zealand
Well Worth the Road Trip

Waihi Falls is about an hours drive from Dannevirke and it was worth the travel. The Waihi Falls... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2017
joken630
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Napier, New Zealand
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Feb 4, 2018
“Great views from above and below”
Nov 28, 2017
“Well Worth the Road Trip”
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Falls Road, Waione 4971, New Zealand
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Nice falls, at the end of a gravel track, in the middle of nowhere. We went because we'd decided to take the scenic route South, down SH52. A short diversion (20 minutes?) and we found it - well signed off the highway. Short walk through...More

Thank exile66
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

Waihi Falls is about an hours drive from Dannevirke and it was worth the travel. The Waihi Falls are just wonderful to look at. There is a bit of a track to get to the bottom of the falls, however if you have mobility issues...More

Thank joken630
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Reviewed August 6, 2017

Well worth a visit on a calm nice day, drive out from Dannevirke or come up from Weber but be prepared for gravel/dirt road and be careful walking down the track make sure your not alone it's quite remote, but spectacular.

Thank jnine66
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Reviewed June 27, 2017

a long drive through gravel and narrow roads a scenic drive throughout journey .must drive long into the forest park ,but really worth it we can go down near to the waterfall only 5mins walk to the bank

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Reviewed May 1, 2017

Very long drive on rough curvy road but well worth the drive. Don't give up where the blacktop ends, follow the gravel road to a gravel lot, walk through the gate and follow the trail down to the falls. Very large fall with alot of...More

1  Thank Gary M
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Reviewed February 23, 2017

Yes, the road is long and windy to get there, but what a reward! These falls are exhilarating. The track down is steep, but the notice board warns exactly what to expect, so no surprises there. Well worth the trip

Thank slipperyfish141046
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Reviewed February 4, 2016

Great Waterfall - better after some rain - about time that Tararua District Council upgraded the track and fixed the picnic table that is damaged. Can be viewed from the top if you don't want to risk the track as mentioned above. This is about...More

Thank CosmicCowgirl
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Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Wish we had read reviews before we left! Such a long drive on curvy roads to get there in rain and not be able to walk down due to slippery mud and not suitable for third trimester woman or toddlers :(. Daughter ended up carsick...More

Thank Alve_Family
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Reviewed April 20, 2015

go out here quite a bit love waterfalls :-) was great when in flood could see the mist for miles and the thunder of it was wicked. nice wee walk to get closer to the falls and not a bad swimming spot either.

Thank AlysheaB
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Reviewed April 4, 2015

Beautiful water fall to visit, it is about 1 hour drive from Dannevirke, narrow road, and some of it gravel. Once you get to the site, a walk down quite a steep walkway, to the bottom of this lovely tranquil area. Make sure you take...More

Thank 393lynne1234
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