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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

Short stop here, on our way on to our next holiday stop. The walk to the falls are easy and the falls themselves are really impressive. Well worth a visit.

Thank NikE7
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Bay of Islands is due to be hit by a months worth of rain tomorrow so we thought we would do a before and after. 200m off the state highway and less than a minutes walk down to the falls. A very large mass...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A 10min drive over the hill from Paihia, & a short 3-5min walk from the carpark yields some stunning waterfalls. A lovely little pause break from the hustle n bustle.

Thank Kelly J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes it is a waterfall and it has some cultural significance, however I was extremely underwhelmed by the falls. Maybe this is due to a broader life experience but I would not recommend if you have other options.

Thank Lisa-lynx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Luckily, New Zealand does waterfalls very well . This one is a little different as it falls into the Ocean , not something that is glaringly obvious . And if you are lucky the local dumped chickens will clean the bugs off your car while...More

Thank Rodney C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best part about the falls are the relatively lower number of people when we visited. You can sit for hours and watch the falls. We went on a rainy day and it was a beauty

Thank ArpitaDas209
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank 516Lorelei
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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
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Response from LifesToShort-Enjoy | Reviewed this property |
Private car, well signposted and literally just off the main road.