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Fairy Falls

Scenic Drive | Henderson Valley, New Zealand
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Fairy Falls and Three tracks- Ramanan Arampamoorthy

Fairy falls is in the middle of Fairy falls track which connects Scenic Drive & Mountain Road in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ram M
Beautiful Walk- Beautiful Falls!!

Basically, do this walk! The car park is extremely close to the beginning of the walk, which was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Scenic Drive | Henderson Valley, New Zealand

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fairy falls is in the middle of Fairy falls track which connects Scenic Drive & Mountain Road in Waitakere ranges. It would probably take 1hour - 1.5 hour to get from one wnd to other. We started at the Scenic drive and the walk was...More

Thank Ram M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Basically, do this walk! The car park is extremely close to the beginning of the walk, which was very convenient. The walk itself is maybe 45-50 minutes one way trip, but you will want to stay at the base of the falls, as it is...More

Thank Jewell1995
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Located in Waitakere Ranges on scenic drive. You can park your car on the dedicated parking and directly head to the falls. This is a very nice and well maintained path into the dense rainforest. Lot of stairs. Easy on the way to the falls,...More

Thank Djaidje_31600
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The fairy Falls is a awesome walk in the Waitakere ranges. Leave your car on scenic drive car park and walk to the fairy Falls lots of steps. Approximately two hours return walk,

Thank John H
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We went yesterday. Most of the fairy falls track is relatively easy if you come in from the scenic drive end. A lot of the track is gravelled or steps. The falls themselves our lovely. We did the track from scenic drive, then crossed the...More

Thank agape2000
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The falls were beautiful and definitely worth the walk - if only we were in sneakers and not jandals! Because we were in jandals we slipped and slide down the stairs as well as had mud all pup the backs of our legs - so...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I have been to these falls many times as I have grown up in the area. The walk there is tough depending if you walk down from Scenic Road or up from Mountain Road. The whole track can take around 1.5 hours depending on how...More

1  Thank Cruz S
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

My friend took me to Fairy Falls for a scenic hike. It was a little drizzly but not cold but the weather didn't really matter and you are under tropical cover much of the time. The hike took 1.5 to 2 hours there and back....More

Thank AJB78
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The first part of the walk was an easy bush walk but then came the steps. Lots of steep and, after a rainy day, slippery steps going down to the bottom of the waterfall. The way up was very painful (a good workout though), especially...More

1  Thank Marianne V
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We parked off Mountain Road and took the track that leads to the base of the falls. The falls go up several levels, getting more impressive as you climb. The stairs up the falls are the hardest - the rest of the track is fairly...More

Thank JeffroNZ
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