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Haruru Falls

Waitangi River, Paihia, New Zealand
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Waitangi River, Paihia, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited whilst staying in Paihia. The falls are very pleasant; I viewed from one side that didn't get too close (probably best with small children). The other side thee is no barrier at the edge.

Thank Simm0s
Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful falls right beside the road. En route between Paihia & Keri Keri so convenient stop. Walking tracks to/from Waitangi

Thank nfoxynf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Short stop here, on our way on to our next holiday stop. The walk to the falls are easy and the falls themselves are really impressive. Well worth a visit.

Thank NikE7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Bay of Islands is due to be hit by a months worth of rain tomorrow so we thought we would do a before and after. 200m off the state highway and less than a minutes walk down to the falls. A very large mass...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A 10min drive over the hill from Paihia, & a short 3-5min walk from the carpark yields some stunning waterfalls. A lovely little pause break from the hustle n bustle.

Thank Kelly J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes it is a waterfall and it has some cultural significance, however I was extremely underwhelmed by the falls. Maybe this is due to a broader life experience but I would not recommend if you have other options.

Thank Lisa-lynx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Luckily, New Zealand does waterfalls very well . This one is a little different as it falls into the Ocean , not something that is glaringly obvious . And if you are lucky the local dumped chickens will clean the bugs off your car while...More

Thank Rodney C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best part about the falls are the relatively lower number of people when we visited. You can sit for hours and watch the falls. We went on a rainy day and it was a beauty

Thank ArpitaDas209
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At first glance (from the road) it looked like just a river. When we got closed it actually looked like a fall. Good parking space, few walks along side but not a lot to do. Our excitement was killed when we could see falls after...More

Thank NavandNeetu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this on our drive north from Paihia, and while not sensational, was well worth stopping and enjoying.

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Response from LifesToShort-Enjoy | Reviewed this property |
Private car, well signposted and literally just off the main road.