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Whangarei Falls

Whangarei, New Zealand
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Great Place to Visit!

It's a great place to visit for a short trip of 30 min or so! We took a detour from the Highway... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Manshul N
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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~20 mins round trip with a stop

Walk was nice. Looks steeper than it is. Jandle appropriate. Highly recommend going down to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tash E
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's a great place to visit for a short trip of 30 min or so! We took a detour from the Highway just to see the Falls & well it was more than worth it! There is also a freedom camping ground..go for it! 👍

Thank Manshul N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walk was nice. Looks steeper than it is. Jandle appropriate. Highly recommend going down to the bottom. Free camping for one night and toilets seem to be open all night- aren’t listed as being closed at a certain time!

Thank Tash E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Along the route between Auckland and Bay of Islands, a stop at Whangarei Falls is a must. A nice walk through the woods shows you the waterfall from various perspectives. Touristic but not too busy. Picknick places, and lots of photo opportunities. Free of charge.

Thank JantienK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was tipped off about this place but the information centre as you come into town from Auckland. Was completely taken aback when we arrived, well maintained and would be sensational for a falls are stunning, we only looked from the upper viewing platforms but there...More

Thank bsmurray
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were passing through Whangarei and after stopping for a coffee continued our journey north and as we saw signs on the road for the falls we decided to have a quick look. The location was well maintained and had good parking facilities. We only...More

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for a while the falls are lovely, you can park close by and see them from above but would recommend the walk down that is well paved and stained so an easy descend to much more spectacular views.

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are many waterfalls in the areas we have visited and some have not been worth going to but we did like this one. Our problem being that we have been to Niagra and Victoria falls and everything does look a bit insignificant in comparison.

Thank Esemkay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great waterfall to see! There wasnt much else to do around the area. It does however make a good stop for a photo! Plenty of free parking as well

Thank Nicholas D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss the opportunity to view this amazing waterfall. Lots of parking. Viewing area just a short walk from the carpark, downhill. Cross over the bridge on the left for another viewing area. Outstanding views here, great photography. If fit take the walk from here...More

Thank getdihere
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely worth stopping at if you have the time on the way through Whangarei. Not much else to see in town. Short walk and suitable for stroller and easy to view the falls if not going down to the bottom.

Thank bfreisler
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