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Beautiful falls - Short walk

A very short walk takes you to view the falls. Beautiful. You can climb on some of the rocks if... read more

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LarryandTim
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Good Falls...beware the sandflies

Very close to the road but grand falls. Takes 5 mins and enough space for decent photos and breaks... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
crbarton
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Haast Pass-Makarora Rd | Haast River, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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All reviews haast pass stretch your legs viewing platform easy walk magnificent waterfall well worth the stop tall waterfall roadside parking spectacular sight bright sunshine franz josef short stop heavy rain blue water insect repellent new zealand south island
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Reviewed yesterday

A very short walk takes you to view the falls. Beautiful. You can climb on some of the rocks if you want. Worth a stop.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LarryandTim
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very close to the road but grand falls. Takes 5 mins and enough space for decent photos and breaks up the journey

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank crbarton
Reviewed 1 week ago

We felt that Thunder Creek Falls was probably the best out of the 3 waterfalls that we went to along the Haast Highway. A very short walk from the car park will bring you to the viewing platform where you can witness the might of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank eugenef36
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looked good from far - the river was too high to cross to get closer. The falls drop about 100m which carries noise and spray far and wide. There is a short walk from the edge of road parking - which is relatively easy; some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NFHarry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This scenic view is one of the many other stunning views we've come across while travelling New Zealand. With all honesty we'd travelled a few countries with beautiful nature before but nothing like this. Gotta say NZ tops it!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Traveller010889
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This waterfall is very close to the road and a worthwhile stop. The path is very easy and there is a platform to take photographs (unless you fancy having a paddle to get a bit closer)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Liam G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The waterfalls are a quick walk from the road. Well worth the effort to see. There's some scrambling if you want to get down to the water. But there are also good picture opportunities from the trail.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank canadianexile
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These falls are only a few minutes from the road and well worth that time to walk on the good path to see them. The other bonus is enjoying the journey as much as getting there, and getting a chance to clear your head and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gavatron07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most beautiful waterfalls are not easy to get to, but Thunder Creek Falls is the exception. An easy 5min walk from the car park, and you will be rewarded by the sight of the spectacular falls. There are some steps down from the viewing platform,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank msnakim
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Just a short walk from the carpark the falls were absolutely spectacular. Well worth the stop and a great reason to stretch the legs.

Date of experience: December 2018
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