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Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls Road, Kerikeri, New Zealand
+64 9-407 0300
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“short walk” (44 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Rainbow Falls Road, Kerikeri, New Zealand
+64 9-407 0300
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Try walking from the store house, passing Fairy pools and onto Rainbow Waterfalls - 9 km round trip. It's gently undulating and suitable for families

Thank rosemarydibb
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great walk through native bush and you arrive here .... wonderful spot .... walk on along the river .... peaceful

Thank TambonzRobertson
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Worth your time even if you are just driving through Kerikeri like myself. It was a 2 min walk from carpark to see the beautiful waterfall. You can swim up to it and get in behind it! Beautiful spot.

Thank L4263IQclaudial
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice looking waterfall with another walk through the woods of about one hour if you like. At the end of the hour walk, we saw some black swans playing in the river.

Thank Stuart A
Reviewed 1 week ago

An easy short walk from the car park. There were 3 points to view the waterfall... all beautiful and breathtaking. Very relaxed setting, with places to sit and enjoy the nature along the way. Good public toilet facility too.

Thank RobChristina
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very short walk to see these beautiful falls. The walk begins at the park near the Stone Store and Kemp House which will allow both attractions to be visited and enjoyed.

Thank rnightingale3
Reviewed 1 week ago

A little gem, easy walk down to the bottom of the falls and bit slower coming back up but the view from the bottom is worth it. There is a cave behind the falls that makes it a bit more interesting not sure if you...More

Thank Robin v
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started this walk from the Stone Store at Kerikeri where you go over the bridge seeing beautiful views of the river in both directions. Then we headed through the forest climbing up towards the falls. Rainbow Falls was stunning and we were fortunate to...More

Thank DaveDonnaMc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These falls are nice in a great location. There is a nice short walk from these falls to more and onto the stone store, park, river and delicious restaurant/cafe wharepuke! Its a nice area to have a picnic or snack with a view.

Thank amkblackbetty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best vista for kerikeri. Very close to town. Shame we could not walk due to rain. Car park right next to falls. But the water did not seem clean.

Thank Aspi123
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Jane S
25 October 2017|
Response from alanakl | Reviewed this property |
There are two lookout points that are accessible to people on wheelchairs. However, if you want to get into the water, you'll have to go down a flight of stairs :)
7 March 2017|
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Response from craigevil_morison | Reviewed this property |
You are right on. Great that you are doing the full walk. Stonestore is the best stating point.