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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Rainbow Falls Road, Kerikeri, New Zealand
+64 9-407 0300
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All reviews car park beautiful waterfall the river short walk easy walk great walk stone store close to town pretty waterfall hour walk walking track parking area native bush sunny day heavy rain viewing platform well worth a visit
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a quick visit to the Rainbow falls and a walk around the tracks near Kerikeri. The waterfall itself is very beautiful but I couldn't say it is significantly larger or very different from other waterfalls in New Zealand. The walking tracks are really...More

Thank AltabasTravels
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spend one hour on the rainbow falls and we liked the spot, you can see them from four different view platforms and they are all nice.

Thank Monika K
Reviewed 1 week ago

do not miass this on bay of islands trip. a great variety of stops with lots of birds along the way and in river. waterfalls to pass and easy safe walk

Thank sandrasG6622AO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Short and easy walk to waterfall from carpark, slight incline coming back up - but paved well. There is a view point right before the walk, for those that can't do so - you will still see the falls. Worth a visit on your way...More

Thank Meremaid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little awkward to get to; thank goodness I used google maps / streetview. Plenty of parking. Short, easy walk to the falls lookouts. We were lucky enough to miss any groups and were able to view the falls, take photos and enjoy the flora...More

Thank canucktraveller222
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really beautiful waterfalls! Worth the visit to KeriKeri from Paihia. There is a Carpark and toilet facilities at the start then it’s a short 2min walk across a path to the first lookout. This views from the top of the falls. To the right there...More

1  Thank 60kylies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place took the walk from Rainbow falls through to Stone Store and Honeypot cafe at the Kerikeri Basin which takes about an hour. Great views of the beautiful falls (two lots on the walk) and a lovely shady walk.. great for a hot...More

Thank KimSharon247
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great path to the falls with multiple view points to get a closer look to the falls. Its very clean and well preserved and nicetrails to follow.

Thank BrewerM84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is very accessible. We went on a nice long hike afterwards, which was very enjoyable. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank RBMpls
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Platforms for disabled. Short or long walks the choice is yours. Plenty of parking, toilets available and great views

Thank sawteygirl59
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Jane S
25 October 2017|
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Response from Roger H | Reviewed this property |
No it is very steep , but the platform at the top would be OK
11 October 2017|
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Response from KasineeG | Reviewed this property |
I review the right place, and I was in Keri Keri, not Auckland for this review :) no need to move he review.
7 March 2017|
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Response from craigevil_morison | Reviewed this property |
You are right on. Great that you are doing the full walk. Stonestore is the best stating point.