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Very nice falls

Very nice falls with plenty of nature around. Take care when climbing the rocks. Water is not... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2019
hblvox
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Hamburg, Germany
Good fun!

Beautiful place to visit. Walk to falls is steep in parts but trainers do the trick! Water falls... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2019
L8827APmaryg
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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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Reviewed May 2, 2019

Very nice falls with plenty of nature around. Take care when climbing the rocks. Water is not drinkable, so have water with you.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit. Walk to falls is steep in parts but trainers do the trick! Water falls are fabulous and despite signs people were swimming. You have to climb up then jump in - the water is incredibly cold, so be prepared. There is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

I dragged the kids around on this one and it was a lovely walk. Disappointed couldn't swim as there were signs saying not to swim - did stop some people though. We were not game enough to risk a swim.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 14, 2019

This walk may only take half an hour to complete, though you might like to sit awhile in the rock pools, or swim in the cool water on a hot summer day. Accessing the falls requires a mostly downhill walk, resulting (of course) in a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TeamIan
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Went on a whim on probably the busiest day of the year. It's a reasonably steep walk down and back up - stairs most of the way, and the carpark is at the top. A reasonable amount of mobility and fitness would be required. There's...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank amorangi
Reviewed February 1, 2019

Before you go to the falls, ensure you take all of your belongings and keep the glove box/central console open to deter thieves. We came back after an hour and the car next to us had their window smashed and broken into. The falls were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 24, 2019

Beautiful NZ falls to visit. Good parking and picnic spot. Only a short walk to the falls - a good loop path to take. Not a very difficult walk but a lot of stairs - not stroller friendly; however my 2 year old managed with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank podgy88
Reviewed January 17, 2019

These falls are off the beaten track and worth the drive.. often busy in the summer, the waterfall is lovely

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CJO193
Reviewed January 13, 2019

I live locally and have been wanting to visit these falls for quite a while and they were beautiful, the tracks short, not very easy to follow where we were going but we found the bottom waterfall and pool, that was quite busy with people...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Better than Huka Falls!! We visited these falls having already been to Huka Falls. Enjoyed the walk here and saw the 3 different areas of falls. Quite a few steps but well worth the effort.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Kiwibexm
May 20, 2017|
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Response from Isabell8785 | Reviewed this property |
I always take the dogs there - lots of stairs, so a bit challenging for little ones ;-)
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Trevordunco
March 4, 2017|
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Response from DaveS-JT | Reviewed this property |
From Parton Rd, turn rt on Bell Rd. Then rt on Te Puke hwy. then left on welcome bay Rd. Then left on Waitoa Rd. Then left on Kaiate Falls Rd. Left into parking area just past the bridge.
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738michellec
January 8, 2017|
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Response from 5_star_chikita |
Hi, my name is Jo from Kiwi Traveler Tours. I would be happy to take you on a day trip which would include going to see this beautiful waterfall. Please touch base with me via PM here or on my facebook page - Kiwi Traveller.
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