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Falls Rd | On the Wairoa River, Auckland, New Zealand
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All reviews the loop clean toilet facilities short walk from the car park beautiful forest auckland city family picnic bush walk regional park worth a visit sunny day dam bridge nature stream fitness muddy lookout
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

AMAZING place, is spectacular, the drive it self getting here was absolutely amazing, if you’re a person that loves the country and green, then the drive here will make you feel like driving for hours, but when you get here it’s absolutely breathtaking, with the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank javedbasha
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Took a slight detour on our way back to the airport as we had plenty time. Gorgeous drive once you get off the main road. Short walk from the car park to the picture frame with the magnificent view behind, very peaceful and calming Also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mshel212
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

We visited the waterfall and really enjoyed it, you can get up quite close and there are good places to have a picnic, we also did one of the loop walks which was great fun, although be aware there is quite a lot of up...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank awizzbang
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

A lovely bush walk from 5 minutes to 3 hours. Dog friendly. Lovely clean toilet facilities and open car park. Just a delight..

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mary K
Reviewed 1 May 2018

There is something visceral about the roar of water and the smell of water coming out of the bush it is heady like wine. The walk is easy and worth the trip. The falls are the highlight of a easy hike through native forest and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ColinC2437
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We visited the Hunua regional park and walked in the bush. Before we walked through track we brushed our shoes and sprayed it with a special chemical spray to help prevent the Kauri Dieback disease.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

We've been there late afternoon and noone was there. It's a 3 minutes walk fro the car park over a bridge down to the falls. A picturesque waterfall with a beautiful area aroung. Worth a visit!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank NZJafa
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Took our dog for a walk (on lead at all times), Done the 1hr walk to the cossy dam and the 20mins to the lookout. I would say I have medium fitness but dam my legs were feeling it after climbing all those stairs. The...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank DavidL9244
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

This river has unsafe levels for swimming ... volcanic geographical appeal ... plenty of parking and picnic areas ... some shaded sites.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Suzanne N
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Nice pool, nice falls, water not too cold, good for a swim. There must have been accidents in the past, so many warnings to not swim, so, we did swim and so do many others. Great little dip, sharp rocks but very doable.

Date of experience: January 2018
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9 October 2018|
Response from awizzbang |
Did it today and it was open, really enjoyed the walk