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It's a cool thing to do. Just keep in mind that u land in shallow water. It's good to wear a rashie... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GabAndTheRoo
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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A fun spot

A lovely spot to relax and swim. No sliding in the drier season (about May- Nov), which we were... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
vonblair
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Arrowtown
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You may want to try this again and again once you've experienced the thrill of skimming the 16-foot waterfall down this natural rock slide.
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All reviews great fun slide down steep steps dry season slippery rocks cool water water level rock pools a lot of fun entrance fee locals tala climb bruised courage falls dip
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Head down the stairs, but make sure you wear something on your feet. Once you hit the bottom of the stairs the are pebbles everywhere. The sliding rocks themselves are a bit of fun. The water is cool and refreshing, and also a great place...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

were there dec 28th 18 after lots and lots of rain. we are action seekers but I would never slide down these. lady at top taking the money was so rude. Only rude samoan encountered. totally dangerous. I would give zero if possible.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank myoponly
Reviewed 1 week ago

The walk down was horrible as the hand rails were a bit wobbly and the steps were uneven. Walk back up is just hands down the walk of death lol, but the view and sliding rocks itself is great!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a cool thing to do. Just keep in mind that u land in shallow water. It's good to wear a rashie or t-shirt.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GabAndTheRoo
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

We asked if the walk down was far as we had mother in law who has a bad back and not mobile were told "no not far". Was a pretty walk down but not very safe steps different heights and not all with railing. Was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We went to the Papaseea sliding rocks after having the place recommended to us by friends. When we arrived they were happy to take our money and told us to walk down and we would be okay to go down the sliding rocks. When we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank NZ2309
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We visited the sliding rocks at rhe beginning of the wet season so there was not much water - certainly not enough to do much sliding. There is an awfully steep climb down to the pools, and obviously a correspondingly awfully steep climb back up...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank JoybelleR
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We paid the woman who knew quite well that we would not be able to swim. There was no water on the rocks. The walk up and down is not for the faint hearted. The woman who took the money almost laughed when we came...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Donna B
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Awesome place but the water level was low and could be dangerous, best to wait until there is some rain to top up the pools. Staircase down to the rocks was steep and long. Saw a bloke carrying a child...he didn’t seem to be enjoying...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Krish V
Reviewed 8 October 2018

A lovely spot to relax and swim. No sliding in the drier season (about May- Nov), which we were told after we'd paid. Could imagine that it would be good fun when lots of water is flowing over the rocks.

Date of experience: October 2018
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reece108
12 May 2018|
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Response from Kiwi-Samoa | Reviewed this property |
Depends how old they are. There are about 80-100 steps, and quite steep.
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Zandalee S
8 March 2017|
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Response from Venetogiorgio | Reviewed this property |
About $10 Samoan - make sure you go after some decent rainfall
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Briarley Y
16 September 2016|
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Response from Stamrish1 | Reviewed this property |
It's not a stupid question but is difficult to answer. You would have to keep a close eye on your child ( I'm not implying you don't) but it is a bit dodgy if the child wandered off to explore. There is a pool to the right... More
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