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Haruru Falls

Waitangi River, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 27 341 5012
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Waitangi River, Paihia, New Zealand
Waitangi River, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 27 341 5012
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It takes about 30 seconds from the parking lot to the falls, which is probably the only upside to it. If you a kayaking underneath, it may be fun but just to see it is a waste of time. You can't go near the water...More

Thank Gen N
Reviewed 4 days ago

The horseshoe-shaped falls are lovely although not spectacular. In flood I imagine they are most impressive, though. Worth dropping in but I wouldn't make a long journey out of my way

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 4 days ago

I thought this would be brief taking but it was not. Don't get me wrong it is a nice waterfall but not anything to rush to.

Thank Ohorere A
Reviewed 5 days ago

A small waterfall hard to see and find from the road. The hike to the falls is good but was disappointed as I expect more of the falls or things around it.

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Pretty falls, but nothing too special, its not very high, and not many places to take good pictures. Definitely visit if you are in the area, but dont have high expectations

Thank fanga607
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice waterfall which can be huge if recently rained. Carpark near site. Take care walking around to falls as track not maintained well. There is also a walk through to Waitangi, you can also park that end.

Thank getdihere
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You would never know Haruru falls exists from the road! Park up, take a short walk through the trail and there you will stumble across this beautiful waterfall

Thank SnorkellingHeaven
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice scenic waterfall with a short walk from the car park. There is a pool a little further away from waterfall if you fancy a swim

Thank Naran K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has some history but as a straight scenic site it’s only moderately exciting. It’s not very high, wide or lively, but it’s pleasant enough. There was plenty of water flowing through it when we visited in summer, so in winter it might be a...More

Thank Ian-Down-Under
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice falls some 5 km from te village Paihia. The walk from the treaty grounds ends near the fall. Not worth a détour but when in the vicinity...

Thank 904agnesc
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4 June 2016|
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Response from LifesToShort-Enjoy | Reviewed this property |
Private car, well signposted and literally just off the main road.