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Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls Road, Kerikeri, New Zealand
+64 9-407 0300
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Private Tour: Bay of Islands Tour with Wine Tasting
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Private Tour: Full-Day Bay of Islands Tour
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“car park” (100 reviews)
“short walk” (44 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rainbow Falls Road, Kerikeri, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right beside NZMCA camp and a lovely bush walk of a few minutes down to the base of the falls. Interesting rock formations on the cliff. Kiwi reserve so no dogs allowed.

Thank Di A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was such a beautiful find. The walk was easy to all the different viewing points, and got some amazing photos. Just beautiful

Thank Paula A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this waterfall and the walks. Though you have to be able to handle the steep path if you want to view the waterfall from the bottom. I left hubby at the top!

Thank bushkanz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning waterfall. Absolutely beautiful. Definitely worth a stop here. We went for an hours walk along the track too beside the river through beautiful NZ native bush - but the track is not a loop though so you walk 30 mins in one direction &...More

Thank SuzieT71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From an easy walk from the car park, you will find this most pretty part of nature. The falls are so very beautiful. They can be viewed from many vantage points. The gentle walk along the KeriKeri River is an added treat. Go and see...More

Thank 140jeffreyc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very easy to reach, lovely setting, you can see them from the top and from the bottom without difficulty. Free of charge. Carpark very close. Why wouldn't you take the small diversion from the main road?

Thank Balladeer1248
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were so pleased that it had been raining. As the falls were great. If we had gone and seen them last January/February... there was not much water falling!!!!

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 8 September 2017

It was any easy walk from the carpark do the 4 different viewing points around the falls. Probably the best part is when you get to the biggest falls down the bottom and the spray is up in the air. Water is dirty and cold...More

Thank benbencor
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I have been using this track for running and social catchups for many years and provides a decent, safe track. It has recently been upgraded to make it accessible to prams, with new gravel and boardwalks, Great for any season with plenty of parking on...More

Thank Josh H
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Its an approx 1 1/2 hour one way walk to the waterfalls from the stone strore in Kerikeri. You walk through the forest whilst the walk itself is nice, the waterfall that is awaiting you at the end is even bettter. Take a swim in...More

Thank jen112017
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11Pretoria
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.
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birdling
13 December 2015|
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Response from Foodexp | Reviewed this property |
It's a 2 minutes drive or 7 minutes walk. Once you a there you have a 20 minutes walk on the Kerikeri Walkway. It's an interesting walk but a bit up and down but plenty to see in the landscape.
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