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Interesting but mild thunder sound

Along the Haast Highway you can fund many short walks like this one (15'). Nice stroll along the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
paherranz
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Not very thunderous!

Short walk from carpark. Not bad but not amazing. It is a very tall waterfall and you can’t go very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GinaSeh
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Singapore, Singapore
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Haast Pass-Makarora Rd | Haast River, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Along the Haast Highway you can fund many short walks like this one (15'). Nice stroll along the bush to get to the stony river bank and then access the Falls. It must be impressive when snow melts down because in September the thunder sound...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Short walk from carpark. Not bad but not amazing. It is a very tall waterfall and you can’t go very near it. There is a nice photo taking spot.

Thank GinaSeh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is another fall which can be seen from a dedicated car park off the Haast Pass Highway. It is only a short walk to get there, and can be seen across the Haast River. I give it a higher rating because it is a...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Visited on Wednesday 9th May. A short walk gets you to these falls and we were lucky to see them after some heavy rain. A great spot to stretch your legs as well.

2  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to stop and stretch your legs and take in the beautiful scenery and look at the beautiful waterfall

1  Thank barefootlouise
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We've been several times and each time gets better. This fall is huge! It's a short, easy walk to get there. Only takes 15 minutes or so for photos. Nice short stop but such a grand site! Not to be skipped!

2  Thank Erin C
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Don't go out of your way to see these falls. There are several waterfalls in NZ which are much more impressive. If you're in the area or on the road it's a good place to stretch your legs.

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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

It was pouring rain when we went there which only added to the sheer volume of water that was flowing down the falls.

Thank Otis B
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Barely few minutes walk from the main road winding up to the Haast Pass, this is a magnificent waterfall cascade. Ample view point and steps to go down to the stream too for better pictures. The short walk through the forest is lovely.

1  Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Tall and beautiful waterfalls, magnificent view of 50 m high waterfalls. Location is between Wanaka and Haast on SH 6, approx. 1 hr 15 minutes drive from Wanaka, on the left side of the road, with a proper sign and then you will find the...More

Thank santo t
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