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Scary but fun!

We all had a crack at going down the slide, which is precarious but fun. The water was a bit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rere rockslide

Awesome experience! Pretty cold in winter but still worth it. It's one of the top 20 things to do... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Gisborne, New Zealand
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“rock slide”(19 reviews)
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Wharekopae Rd, Gisborne, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We all had a crack at going down the slide, which is precarious but fun. The water was a bit churned up when we went, so it didn't look entirely appealing, but the adrenalin rush more than made up for it!

Thank JazB333
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Awesome experience! Pretty cold in winter but still worth it. It's one of the top 20 things to do in NZ! Careful not to slip over at the top.

Thank anita1512
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We were apprehensive about going as the water level was high, however, this meant that there was less chance of scraping against the rocks and getting cuts and bruises! Win win. Just be careful that there’s no debris floating along if you do visit during...More

2  Thank Jessisaw
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We spent a while there, it was good fun. Make sure you hold on tight otherwise you can end up scraping yourself on the rocks. We used body boards to go down

2  Thank wattsmatt2018
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

This is hours of fun, I had a k-mart blow up boat, then A air mattress both worked great, such fun! A little bit of a drive but all worth it, makes the place so peaceful, a must do for travelers and kiwis alike!

1  Thank dougl550
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We decided to go when the weather stopped ya from surfing... feee to do great fun for alll ages... boogie board is recommended versus tube... and wet suit when it’s cold haha

Thank HotGin
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Had a great day's fun there a couple of years ago (2015 in fact) and access was pretty good considering. Take food and drink as there is NOTHING out there. There is a DoC toilet but take toilet paper just in case, and PLEASE take...More

1  Thank RoseB2958
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We only visited this place because we were staying down the road at Eastwoodhill Arboretum and someone told us about it. It was a glorious sunny day and there were so many people here having so much fun. It would be fabulous to give this...More

1  Thank Nadine740
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I visited after a day trip to Rere falls. I didn’t have a go because I broke my arm recently and it just looked like a bad time for me to join in. It was great fun watching others have a go and slide down...More

Thank SilicoJack
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Cool slide, freezong cold water when I was there. People were wearing a wetsuit, that was a great idea against the cold water and against bruises :-)

Thank Ellennijhof
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Kara M
26 January 2018|
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Response from KiwiSteveL | Reviewed this property |
You go pretty quick - and you can hurt or scrape yourself if you come off - so best to have some form of wet suit - but plenty of kids fly down without a problem. I only did it as i had a wetsuit on. The bigger issue at... More
Yamsin P
31 December 2017|
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Response from 83nikk | Reviewed this property |
you should be fine, the water at the end was above my head (1.67m) but not by much & it is not a very big pool, so you can dog paddle over to the edge.
Lyn M
5 April 2017|
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Response from Whiteshell | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think so