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“Easy to get to”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Haruru Falls

Haruru Falls
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Haruru Falls and Waitangi River Tour on a Traditional Maori Waka with Guide
Ranked #5 of 39 things to do in Paihia
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Easy to get to”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2012

Drive right to it. Or hire a kayak, go on a dinner cruise, etc. But after lots of rain it was muddy and not real pretty.

Visited January 2012
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“Nice Falls - But Nothing Fantastic”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2012

We visited Haruru Falls on our driveout of Paihia towards Waipoua Forest. So therefore can only comment on the Falls and not the walk to them. The Falls were very nice but regrettably nothing fantastic.Well worth a visit if you are passing, but do not go out of your way to see them.We found much better falls as we went around New Zealand

Visited November 2011
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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“Fantasic Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2012

As it had been raining a lot the waterfalls were very full. Never done it before and we are not the youngst (50-60), but we had a ball. The young guys taking it were great and full of enthusiam. Very entertaining. Well worth it.

Visited January 2012
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“beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2012

spectacular views, rushing water, good walks nearby, easy access, car park near by.

Visited February 2011
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“Lovely mangrove walk but falls very disappointing”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2012

I would highly recommend the 5 km walk through forest and mangroves to the Haruru Falls - lovely trail with a board walk through the mangroves and across a bridge. The walk starts from just opposite the Waitangi Treaty grounds. It's a good trail for running.

However the destination itself -Haruru Falls - is very disappointing. Very ugly waterfalls with a road bridge and a backpackers as a backdrop!

Visited December 2011
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