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Waitangi River, Paihia, New Zealand
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All reviews walking track short walk from the car park water flowing nice waterfall horseshoe shape worth a stop heavy rain bush walk great walk waitangi river treaty grounds bird life mangroves chickens rainfall path kayak
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pleasant waterfalls, worth a look if you're nearby. Easy access from carpark. No swimming at the falls.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited just after some heavy rain so there was a fair bit of water going over. Easy to get to, and best of all, free to visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HKinsey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove to the falls as they were marked on the map as something to visit. They are nice enough falls, but right by the main road and busy with people. The water looks a bit grubby. It's nice enough to see, we only stayed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank paulinel931
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a rental car for a two-month self drive around both New Zealand’s islands. On day2, we arrived in Paihia after landing in Aukland. While driving around this adorable, clean, friendly town in one of the most gorgeous places on Earth, we saw a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ron1733
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place to visit and spend a while. The park is huge and the falls are just the beginning of it. Plenty of water at the moment so even better. I took our lodgers with me for the experience

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CherylTom60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Carpark is just close to waterfalls. If you feel like stay at nearby camping ground. you can rent kayak, stand up paddle. Go for a walk in nearby forest.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank beira_50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small water fall. Worth the visit. Look for the chooks in the carpark. The rooster is in peak plumage at the moment. They all look very healthy.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bailey R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped while on the way to town easy place to see pretty little waterfall several vantage points. Plenty of chickens and roster great you in the car park when you pull up. There is a walk that leads along the river.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 587markd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have visited these falls a few times over the years and they always fascinate - restful but energising. The last time we visited we approached through the bush and the environment around the falls is what makes it so special. The air feels so fresh...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Annaliese62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These falls are a nice stopping off point on the road coming in or out of Piahia. They are not big by any means, but just nice.. There is a 5k walk to the treaty grounds from here which I did not do. If you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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27 January 2018|
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Response from BJBosson | Reviewed this property |
Don't believe you can. Really small car park. Campground round corner.
27 January 2018|
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Response from Ian-Down-Under | Reviewed this property |
No overnight camping at the car park that I could see when visited last week. There is the Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground on Puketona Road, perhaps look up their website if you’re still interested in a paid camp site...
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.