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Not much to see

You have to pay to drive the road to view this waterfall. For two of us on a scooter is cost $4. It... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Tiny waterfall

This is a tiny waterfall and you have to pay NZD 5 to pass the control station. The road is under... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Torrance, California
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Reachable by hiking trail or four-wheel vehicle, Rarotonga's only fall is also known as Papua Waterfall, because water from the Papua stream spills down the cliff into a beautiful swimming hole.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was nice to get off the main road and up into the hills but I wouldn’t go back. Not worth the $5 that it costs to drive up the road. It had been raining quite heavily the days before we went up but there...More

Thank Danielsv650
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You have to pay to drive the road to view this waterfall. For two of us on a scooter is cost $4. It isn’t very exciting and could do with a clean up. The scenery on the drive there though is beautiful and was far...More

Thank kiwitraveler92
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a tiny waterfall and you have to pay NZD 5 to pass the control station. The road is under construction but not that bad to drive. If you have enough time in Raro then maybe visit, otherwise I do not recommend.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just don't do it. Some random locals have cut off the road and charging to drive up. Never used to be this way. Waterfall is a waste of time anyway so please, don't pay them.

Thank LeonKiwi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Twenty years ago Wigmore's Waterfall was an attractive location frequented by locals when the water was high (after heavy rains). While the Falls are still quite pretty IF it has been raining hard recently, there may be nothing to see if it has been dry....More

3  Thank kiaorana5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So we have seen the falls before and when they have water flowing. We saw them this time when on the Safari. There was no water flowing at all. It’s a nice enough spot but should people be charging $5 (on a public road!) and...More

Thank Kiwi_coupleauckland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Water is cool and clean ....make sure you take off your jewelry and stuff...one of our guys lost his stuff but the guides we were with amazingly found it for him......

Thank dpbear
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This location is surrounded by beautiful bush and nice and sheltered from the hot sun. The track leading to the site is poorly maintained and would not recommend taking a scooter up there. Complete mud bath after rain. Rubbish strewn over the rest area is...More

1  Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Paid the $5 at the gate, don’t mind donating to a local family but the waterfall isn’t really worth the drive up to it. The waterfall was small, the picnic tables scruffy , didn’t see the mosquitos but wouldn’t have stayed long anyway. We weren’t...More

Thank petti77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bumpy road to get in and you need pay the locals $5 entry fee to drive in. Waterfall is very pretty and you can swim in it but watch out for the mosquitoes there is heaps of the,a nd they are quite large.

Thank Sharon C
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