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We were looking forward to seeing the waterfall at the end of the cross island walk. Don't get you... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Emily C
Finchampstead, United Kingdom
via mobile
Technically it's a waterfall...

When it was free it was disappointing. Now the local village charges to visit it. LOL. Donate the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Steve K
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Reachable by hiking trail or four-wheel vehicle, Rarotonga's only fall is also known as Papua Waterfall, because water from the Papua stream spills down the cliff into a beautiful swimming hole.
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  • Average42%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible9%
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were looking forward to seeing the waterfall at the end of the cross island walk. Don't get you hopes up. It's nothing. Definitely don't pay any money to see it!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

When it was free it was disappointing. Now the local village charges to visit it. LOL. Donate the same amount the SPCA further up the same road.

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Saw Wigmores Waterfall on the two occasions we completed the cross island walk and again on the Raro Buggy Tour (must do activity). The local land owners have started charging $5 per car load and $2 per scooter or bike to get up to the...More

Thank VicnJen67
Reviewed 6 days ago

The road up was typical of what could be expected in most out back sites, but the carpark including the concrete tables were uncared for and looked as if no one did any maintenance on both. disappointing as it is considered an attraction worth seeing,...More

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Waterfall looked pretty sad. Although previous photos look lush and green, the setting looked haggard and wild. The water was brown and murky at the base of the waterfall. The water falling did look clean and fresh. There were a lot of broken branches and...More

Thank Ethel R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went as a group to see the falls. One of the couples had mentioned that the road up there had been sealed since the previous year. The waterfall is pretty but nothing amazing, I guess we are lucky coming from New Zealand to have...More

Thank Lydia K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had heard so much about yet when got there found it to be dirty, not managed and sadly with little rain not so much of a waterfall, no ones fault, the lack of rain that is but needs a good tidy up if you want...More

Thank jandbatkins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did the cross island hike. It's steep, but beautiful. Wear sneakers with good soles. About a 3.5 hour walk

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The waterfall is very small and is located at the end of a 1.5km road that winds gently up a hill. It is also where the cross island trek finishes.i drove there to take some photos and paid the $5 car entry fee but was...More

Thank Arthur W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pictures posted here do it more justice. We took the bus to the bottom and the walk up took us about 40 minutes. We enjoyed the walk a lot. You pass taro fields, bananas, hear birds calling. Cows are eating and the farming operation...More

Thank ruthandvern
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