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Haruru Falls

Waitangi River, Paihia, New Zealand
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Waitangi River, Paihia, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

At first glance (from the road) it looked like just a river. When we got closed it actually looked like a fall. Good parking space, few walks along side but not a lot to do. Our excitement was killed when we could see falls after...More

Thank NavandNeetu
Reviewed 3 days ago

We found this on our drive north from Paihia, and while not sensational, was well worth stopping and enjoying.

Thank 516Lorelei
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just a short drive from Paihia you find yourself at the Haruru Falls. Best to park in the car park and follow the tracks down to the river. You will have a few photo opportunities so take them! Apparently you can boogie board down them...More

Thank Tim E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the little drive over. There is a walk to them aswell but we didn't have time. Free roaming chickens in the carpark aswell!!!

Thank Chlöe B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The falls are good and you can spend good 1-2 hours at the falls depending on the age group you are with. It has good trails. The view point of the falls is sideways hence you do not get a front view.

Thank 868malharm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The falls are very relaxing and beautiful. It is easy to reach and very accessible. It is worth the effort to visit.

Thank Kobus R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great bush walk to the waterfall when leaving from the paihia side. It's five km and pays to plan on walking back on the track as otherwise it's the main road. So take some food and drink. The falls are nice and you are...More

1  Thank Blake C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A relaxing walk , photographic opportunity good. Take a picnic and sit beside the river and enjoy the sound of the falls.

Thank wctaffom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its just one of those places where you can stretch yourself after a good time of driving..Its nothing special...

Thank Vikas A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We parked in the car park at Waitangi and walked the path up to the Haruru Falls. It is a 5km walk each way,but is very enjoyable going through bush and over a board walk and arriving at the falls They say it is a...More

Thank sherylb531
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How did you organise the tour to the falls because i cannot find one?
5 June 2016|
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Response from LifesToShort-Enjoy | Reviewed this property |
Private car, well signposted and literally just off the main road.