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Address: Whangarei, New Zealand
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Great place to go

First of all it's free Free air and free open spaces Walk to the Falls is a most do and great exercise.

Reviewed 3 days ago
Whangarei, New Zealand
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First of all it's free Free air and free open spaces Walk to the Falls is a most do and great exercise.

Thank Kristi24_13
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waterfall is too good. May be due to the recent cyclone, waterfall has lot of water. It's a good natural view for nature lovers.We can have a walk there for 10minutes around the waterfall.

Thank Aswani9
Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's a carpark right outside of Whangarei with a paved loop path that leads to an overlook above the falls, and then down to the base of the falls. The trail leading back up from the falls was a bit steep in places, but the switchbacks help, so those with moderate fitness should be fine.

1 Thank haylaura
Hastings, New Zealand
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice walk around the falls on a so so day. impressive the amount of water that comes down. good place to stop and have a look while you have a break from driving.

1 Thank Holidaysorwork
Bay Area, CA
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not necessarily a destination, but a great stop along the way up to the Bay of Islands. Avoid driving through Whangarei proper during the time that school lets out because traffic can be nuts, but a very nice waterfall. There is a short walk that you can take to the base of the falls, which was a good way to... More 

Thank sunshinelover33
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35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice waterfall only few minutes walk from parking. you can take a little walk around and come very close under the waterfall

Thank Marcel B
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hi wouldn't highlight this as a must to do in Whangarei, but it was a nice little stroll around the waterfall. Didn't help that I went on a day where they weather wasn't that nice, but it was still very pretty.

Thank Renae007
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The walks we did from Whangarei TOP 10 holiday park to access this park was incredible very well sign posted there are so many tracks you can do.the forest area was out of this world.we even walk to town from the these tracks cant wait to explore more on our next trip.

Thank mareewink
Camberley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 539 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The falls are just off the main road, there's plenty of parking and it's free! There's viewing platforms both sides of the falls and you can cross the low barrier to get a selfie at the top but obvioulsy take care! We took the circular walk to the base and you can get almost underneath the fall if you're wearing... More 

Thank nnmercman
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not too far off the road and easy to get to. Can see the falls well without doing the walk to have a nice view but walk down to the bottom is worth it too.

Thank Carly W

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