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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Rainbow Falls Road, Kerikeri, New Zealand
+64 9-407 0300
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This location reminded me closely of Whangarei Falls being so close to the town centre and in its make up, views and walks.It is a magnificent sight from either view point and there are walks to the bottom where you can see the falls closer...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BernardR792
Reviewed 1 week ago

The falls themselves are not so spectacular, but the walk to and from is a tremendous experience. The locals love it. Breathtaking forest, and history abound. Start at the Stone Store and walk up, or at the Falls themselves and walk down, or do a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Steve L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy short walk to view these lovely falls and if you are feeling adventurous you can swim in the pool beside them. well worth a visit if in the area.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ruthzmail
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to rainbow falls 🌈 on a really hot day and grandchildren went swimming. Very safe. Beautiful beautiful senery . Hughly recommend if you are in the Far North

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank debh808
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner has restricted mobility but there was no need to miss out as the falls can be accessed from a car park out of town. Wonderful peaceful location

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kay T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful easy walk from the stone store. so pretty, a lovely example of NZ scenery and bush. a paddle in the waterhole on the way was refreshing and a swim would have been good if we had realized we could.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CynthiaH2142
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice waterfall with lots of swimming spots and really beutiful river walk 4.5km each way. Track is very good (even for prams!) and foliage provides good cover even on a hot 30 deg Kiwi summer day. Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Jeremy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked from the stone store the first time. Took us a few hours there and back. Good pathway. Next time we parked in the parking lot above the falls.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 178KimC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With temperatures soaring to 30 degrees, this place was a refreshing haven, with the coolness of the bush and the splashing sounds from the waterfall. It is a popular place with visitors, both sightseers and swimmers, but there was still plenty of parking much of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank helianthus1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very easy walk from the car park to the falls, then enjoy a coffee/lunch at the Rainbow Falls Cafe - excellent

Date of experience: January 2019
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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.