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Haruru Falls

Waitangi River, Paihia, New Zealand
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Waitangi River, Paihia, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

it may have been the time of year but the falls were only a fraction of what we had thought they would be...the bike ride from there on the back roads was amazing though!

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

If you are passing by make a quick pit stop but don't make a special journey. The Falls weren't particularly impressive (in January).

Thank LauraEvans88
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Wasn't planning on going to these falls but stumbled across them whilst on route some where else. Worth seeing

Thank CJTM45
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Loved the chickens who greeted us in the parking lot. Spent more time photographing them than the falls. The falls themselves we're 'nice' but the bridge in that background and brown water ruined the nature experience. The place was well maintained and the walk to...More

Thank Rhys W
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I highly recommend this walk thtough bush to the falls. Its so stunning and well marked out.The views are incredible as is the bird life.

Thank Andysafrica11
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across Haruru Falls as we drove around Paihia. Lovely waterfall surrounded by bushland and walking trails

Thank boourns23
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Very short walk, quite muddy after the rain, impressive volume of water over quite low falls. Free so drop in if going past.

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Just off the Kerikeri-Paihia road. Water smells very moldy/musty, and looks not very attractive (I realise the colour probably comes from tannin, but it looks like if plenty of cattle live upstream :-( The parking seems to be high risk for property theft - I...More

Thank Uhuru966
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The Haruru Falls are interesting but not overly impressive except for the mass of water continuously falling over the drop. The walking track from the falls follows the side of the river to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. The track is well constructed and relatively level....More

Thank j0hnty47
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

You drive over these on the bridge north. Parking area with lots of funny chickens and roosters you can feed they follow you everywhere. They tried to get in my car. It was raining so the falls were flowing very strongly which was exciting. Great...More

Thank MarinaMj
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How did you organise the tour to the falls because i cannot find one?
5 June 2016|
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Response from LifesToShort-Enjoy | Reviewed this property |
Private car, well signposted and literally just off the main road.