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Rainbow Falls Walk

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Address: Rainbow Falls Road, Kerikeri, New Zealand
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+64 9-407 0300
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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There was a car park literally beside the falls. We didn't realized. And we trekked from the stone house which was 5 km one way (not return) It was a terrible mistake because we... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There was a car park literally beside the falls. We didn't realized. And we trekked from the stone house which was 5 km one way (not return) It was a terrible mistake because we were in a hurry. The falls were pretty impressive. You can sit on the rocks opposite and admire it. Pretty romantic

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Brecon Beacons National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not a must do if you in the Bay of Islands but worth the short walk from the car park. The falls have quite a drop and you can work down to the bottom and look back. Would recommend.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good long walk to the falls from the Stone Store and Kemp House. Take some water for this walk as it is about 45 minutes each way.

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Cumbria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a very pleasant morning walking to Rainbow Falls. It took longer than it said in the guide but we lingered to take photos of birds and just to look at the views

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The rainy day added to the atmosphere. Beautiful scenery and great swimming hole if the weather was suitable. Would definitely recommend a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I very much enjoyed our visit to this waterfall, which is simply stunning. Best of all, if you have problems walking long distances or up and down hills, it's a gentle, easy to follow path through the bush to the observation point at the top of the falls. For those a bit more adventurous there is another... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Set at the Waipapa end of the track, the close proximity to the car park allows for all to visit these pretty falls

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the hour hike to the falls and lived every step of it but the Falls at the end were beautiful. Loved that you could swim in them as well after the walk. Visiting again for sure.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place for peace. This beautiful waterfall is located in Kerikeri, very easy to find and close to a parking. If it is hot, you can swim in its beautiful water...Even if the sun is not shining, I totally recommend a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rainbow falls is absolutely mind-blowing. The moss and vegetation of ferns and other plants inside the cave behind the falls is a MUST see. The falls themselves are so vast and beautiful, and it was incredible swimming in the waterfall. Don't miss this when in the north island. Gorgeous!!

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