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Rainbow Falls

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Address: Rainbow Falls Rd & Waipapa Rd, Kerikeri, New Zealand
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Private Tour: Full-Day Bay of Islands Tour
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Fantastic views

Loved the water fall from all different angles along the track, easy to get to and any age could do it.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved the water fall from all different angles along the track, easy to get to and any age could do it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took the walk from the Stone store. One hour each way. Swam in the pool and under the falls - loved it!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very accessible and pretty falls. The water level was low so not as spectacular as some posted photos. Recommend a swim in the pool up to the falls--- it's not particularly cold at all.

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Thank drcremaster
Dargaville, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a easy walk to the falls and we got some nice photos. I have been unable to walk far for some time ,but we are going to go back this year ( 2017 ) and do the walks around this area. It really was so beautiful, lots of birdlife and song when we went.

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Thank craigevil_morison
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice short waterfall track. I had been to many waterfall track,and rainbow falls is the only one that we can get inside the waterfall! It was hard to claim up,but lots of fun. Also a bit challenge!because it is very slippery,and some of the rocks are unstable,may get hurt if careless! There always have people swim in summer,what a nice... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic swimming spot if you can brave the cold water! Car park only a very short walk from the falls, and free to park, lovely stuff!

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Thank Alice B
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The waterfalls are beautiful. The access is easy for family with kids. There are benches to have a rest, toilet and plenty of shade. It is a good spot to visit on the way from Paihia to Kerikeri (or back).

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Thank Queenslander2017
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rainbow Falls is a short drive from the town and a nice little getaway. With lots of parking space, it is a short walk to see the falls. There is also a rocky stream that you can hang out by and various trails.

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Thank F S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked the track from the Keri Keri Basin. Took around 2.5 hours when you stop to take photos and enjoy the scenery. Well worth it. Was a great way to spend the morning. Track is excellent and we enjoyed grapefruit off the tree. Wear good walking shoes. The falls are beautiful, would have like to swim but unsure if... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed this beautiful bush walk with the added delights of waterfalls at two locations. It took at least an hour there and about 40 minutes on the return trip (slightly downhill).

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