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“Beautiful”
Review of Bridal Veil Falls

Bridal Veil Falls
Ranked #1 of 33 things to do in Raglan
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Wellington, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

The falls are stunning. You can veiw them from a top platform which is a short walk from the main carpark. For those who don't mind a few stairs you can go to the bottom of the falls and look up. They were quite breath taking. The bush walk is nice as well. Don't leave valuables in your car or where they can be seen, there are warning signs in the carpark. There is a long drop type toilet at the top of the carpark. The stairs are a bit of a slog but worth the effort.

Visited February 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Relaxing walk”
Reviewed February 14, 2013

It is a nice place to visit and if you have lots of time to relax, you will enjoy the sounds of the waterfall and the insects. Make sure to lock your car and keep valuables on you or in the boot of your car as once you start the trail, you won't be able to see your car.

Visited January 2013
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Stockholm
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87 reviews
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“Beautiful and easy walk”
Reviewed January 30, 2013

This is a beautiful and easy reachable waterfall. Just a short walk from the car park and different look out places to stay for some photos.

Visited January 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“Worth the detour”
Reviewed January 28, 2013

This is a few km's off the main road to Raglan, but worth visiting. The first impression I had was impressed with the spacious carparking (with wooden sleepers separating carparks to prevent accidents), picnic tables and toilet facilities. Normally, you don;t get these facilities at an attraction like this.
The ten minute walk was pleasant through the bush, with informative billboards with facts on the wildlife and geology. Once we arrived at the falls, there were four different viewing platforms for us to see the falls from different angles. These are down a series of steps, so be prepared to walk up and down alot of steps.
Overall, worth the detour!

Visited January 2013
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Amazing!!”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

Thought I should go check this place out because I'd heard great things from people and they weren't wrong! The waterfall is almost unbelievable, absolutely worth the walk. There are 3 viewing levels so you can choose to walk as many stairs as you feel you want to handle. The only downside was that no dogs were allowed, we had driven out with our retriever and are very responsible dog owners but the sign showed a complete ban :( advice if you are going? Take a jumper because it is colder than anticipated.

Visited January 2013
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