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Address: Rainbow Falls Rd & Waipapa Rd, Kerikeri, New Zealand
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Easy parking, easy walk to beautiful waterfall. Could have sat and looked at it for ages. Nice bush and trees around the walkway and thoroughly enjoyed the visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy parking, easy walk to beautiful waterfall. Could have sat and looked at it for ages. Nice bush and trees around the walkway and thoroughly enjoyed the visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely view from the viewing platform that is moments from the car park. With an easy walk down to the river edge and a hop across the stream you can even walk under the waterfall for the more adventurous. Easy to get to from KeriKeri.

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Thank Nicola V
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wasn't overly excited to see these falls as we couldn't go down to the bottom as there was maintenance being done. Pushchair accessible and only 2-3 min walk from carpark

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a lovely walk through the bush beside the river. Well worth the walk as the waterfall is spectacular.

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Thank dickiebird2014
Kerikeri, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the track if you want a good walk or a jog. Trip from Inlet to Rainbow Falls and back to Inlet takes about 40 minutes each way. The track is in the bush but so peaceful and easy track. Done this a few times and always a challenge to complete the round trip. The Falls is bigger after... More 

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Thank RiverstoneLodg
Kerikeri, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy walk from the car park. Beautiful and a couple of lovely viewing platforms for different views. Part of a walking track that leads further on to Stone Store. Wheel chair accessible.

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Thank Vivienne K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy walking trail, maybe 200mt long. The lower walkway is under construction and when completed should offer visitors a beautiful view of the falls from the level of the lower river. Beautiful fall WITH rainbow! Lovely place!!

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Thank Roseli W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The falls were fantastic. Plenty of water coming over the rocks but unfortunately the walk into town was closed for repairs. I am sure when the work is finished it will enhance the whole experience.

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Thank Peonie49
White Plains, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with our 4 yr. old grandson and thorougly enjoyed the walk around the falls. I recommend you stop here when in the area.

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Thank Audrey I
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great walk from the Stone Store return 4.1kms each way. A good walking track along the river. Although the falls can be visited by car off Rainbow Falls road. Good parking and easy access.

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