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Whangarei Falls

Whangarei, New Zealand
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(Slightly) Hidden Gem

Off the main highway but well worth the short side trip. Carpark at the top of the falls also has... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
rosiesview
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Whangarei, New Zealand
A must stop.

Thinking of driving on as from the main road there is not much to see, don't! This is well worth a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nz0064
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  • Excellent49%
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“car park” (139 reviews)
“short walk” (52 reviews)
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"car park"
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"short walk"
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"beautiful waterfall"
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"easy walk"
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"toilet facilities"
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"viewing platform"
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"close to town"
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"bush walk"
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"picnic area"
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"lovely walk"
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"walking track"
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"kauri park"
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"hatea river"
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"native bush"
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"picnic lunch"
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"worth a visit"
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"the main road"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Off the main highway but well worth the short side trip. Carpark at the top of the falls also has very nice public loos. In summer it is patrolled at weekends by local volunteer City Safe Ambassadors who will make sure your vehicle is watched...More

Thank rosiesview
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thinking of driving on as from the main road there is not much to see, don't! This is well worth a stop even if you don't want to do the walk. The look out point is well accessible for anyone with mobility limitations.

Thank nz0064
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At the opposite end of the walk from the Kauri boardwalk, there is ample parking here with tables, chairs and toilet. It's best to do the circular walk across the top of the falls, down the steps, admire the frontal view of the falls, up...More

Thank chiangmaicharlies
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful waterfalls with easy acces and table for picnic. Of course with toilets and carpark. Enjoy!

Thank Tomáš T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for a picnic or BBQ and has room for campervans. If you have a self contained campervan you can even stay here for 1 night. The Falls are lovely and is an easy walk to the bottom for some lovely photo opportunities.

Thank shirley v
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a natural phenomena a magnificent water fall in full flow when we visited parking and toilets nearby foot bridge over the river which leads to a foot path that will take you to the base of the waterfall

Thank johndaviddouglas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most enjoyable and very accessible to everyone. There’s even swimming allowed at the bottom of the falls for those who are super keen to cool off!

Thank Jessisaw
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best points about this waterfall is that it is easily accessible. Very short walk from carpark with points to view at the top of waterfall & bottom. Well maintained path/track and bridges. Clean toilets in the carpark as well.

Thank Fred I
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a few minutes by car from the city centre. The falls are best viewed after a heavy rainfall. There are numerous vantage point, non better than the trip to view from the base of the falls. This is not easily accessed by wheelchair. Parking...More

Thank Pat and Bill G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with my son and family to Whangarei Falls. There are walking paths so you can see the Falls from all angles. Very picturesque. Quite a few people swimming although it did have warning signs out not to swim there due to fecal matter. But...More

Thank Jayceen1257
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JanVan17
10 December 2017|
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Response from kiwique | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know. Best to Google it, or ask the Whangarei I-site for info online. Good luck :)
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