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Beautiful, easy track!

easy 5 min walk suitable for the whole family. falls are stunning and you can usually go for a dip... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2021
lanialesavua
What a Sight!

This is a great place to visit, although it is about 6 k's down a metal road. There is not a lot... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2020
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 October 2019

Really great little waterfall, good walking track and well maintained. One boggy patch close to meandering river but otherwise excellent for walkers of all ages. Big pool at bottom of fall and as it had been raining hard few days before our visit it was thundering down.Road has been bought up too scratch so pleasant easy drive to get there, maybe a little tiring walking back up to car park but after seeing those fallswas well worth the effort

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank EveK157
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Reviewed 7 May 2019

This is a short walk (around 5 minutes) and return via the same track.
Must be an awesome site after some rain, still a good waterfall in the dry period we visited in. In summer it would be a lovely stop for a swim in one of the swimming holes.
Great place to stretch the legs on a road trip.

Information from the DOC website re location:
Piroa Falls is located in the Waipu Gorge Scenic Reserve, signposted on SH1 at the foot of the northern side of the Brynderwyn Hills.
Follow Waipu Gorge Road for about 6 km until you reach the car park and track indicated by a DOC sign. Parking is limited on the narrow unsealed road, care should be taken here.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank suetawa
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Reviewed 4 May 2019

This is an only moderately impressive waterfall. Worth the short walk from the road. We visited in Autumn so swimming in the pool below the falls (as depicted in brochures) wasn’t an attractive option. It’s a pretty and natural spot. We only encountered one other couple during our visit on a Saturday morning. The road is a narrow winding gravel track which requires patience.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 0591TimS
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Reviewed 12 March 2019

Awesome little falls. Water fresh - took a cheeky dip...worth it!
Easy to walk with kids and jandals. You can walk in the stream closer to the falls.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jonathan N
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Reviewed 7 March 2019

Went to the Piroa Falls after a dry spell but there was stiil quite a lot of water coming over the 20 metre high falls. A series of upper cascades and a main plunge. The road near the falls in unsealed (north or south) for about 10-15 mins. A 10 min walk takes you down to the pretty falls. Well worth a visit if in the area.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Anglokiwi1
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