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Nice falls and easy trek, but we were little upset since the water was too small, quietly different on the advertising, assuming the pictures took when it was rainy season, and we went there in summer :)
DOC have done a wonderful job of providing the broad walkway, stairs, bridges and platforms to this gem - which must have been a difficult task. Being the dry season the falls wee exciting to view but we would love to see them again in...More
The short stroll through virgin bush cover, hearing the birds, foliage smells, view from platform at top of falls and then the falls themselves at the bottom. Not much water currently, but plenty to cool off or stand under the falls. A beautiful spot for...More
The walk to these falls is through bush and is lovely. The falls are regularly photographed & featured in media. They are lovely but Mc Lean Falls are more spectacular.
Purakaunui Falls are more easily accessed & are worth a stop.
An easy 20 minute return walk through magnificent native forest. Quite a few of the tress are named which is very interesting. It was on this walk that I learnt that Captain Cook used the New Zealand native Red Pine or Rimu to brew a...More