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Whangarei Falls

Whangarei, New Zealand
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Beautiful area

The falls are very impressive, some of the access paths at the bottom can be steep if you are not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Warragul, Australia
Walk around stunning area

Free, fun and beautiful. Whangarei Falls are stunning and the surrounding forest also holds many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Willunga, Australia
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“car park” (129 reviews)
“short walk” (48 reviews)
Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The falls are very impressive, some of the access paths at the bottom can be steep if you are not in good health, but they can be accessed if you walk slowly. The views of the waterfall are very good. Worth a visit.

Thank Elise147
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Free, fun and beautiful. Whangarei Falls are stunning and the surrounding forest also holds many great scenes and views. Popular with photographers. Local tips is too also go on the forest walk to see some of the ancient trees in the canopy of wildlife and...More

Thank brettw_online
Reviewed 1 week ago

Call me biased - I run the Lifestyle Village right next to this glorious waterfall - but it really is a spectacular part of "our place" Whangarei. The pleasant park leading into the top of the Falls gives nothing away; but once you walk down...More

Thank RozziNorth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place for family picnic or a short stroll with great sights of the fall. Enjoy the picnic on the lawns by the stream and walk down to the waterfall base is also good.

Thank SanjuRana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't spend very long here, just had a quick look and will visit next time we are in Whangarei. The area is very clean, green and pleasant with a bridge across the top part of the falls to the other side. There are tracks...More

Thank markilee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So easy to find, basically in the centre of town. Lovely 1klm round trip for a nice walk over and around the falls. Easy track and some great photo opportunities here!

Thank Graeme B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As we were stopped at the information site, we asked about the waterfall listed on the map. She gave us directions and we drove up to the falls. It was an overcast day, but lovely to walk the various levels down to the falls. So...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a good size Waterfall only a few metres from the car park. A well kept walkway down to the bottom allows for views & photos. Steps were very muddy & full of water.

Thank John B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walk but so dirty and ew. The water is filthy and there's so much litter. Just another waterfall

Thank 887breeannab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to see a great waterfall in a urban area, this is the one for you. There is a great walking trail along and across the river so you can see the from downriver as well as from the viewpoints.

Thank brianmm58
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