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Purakaunui Falls

Purakaunui - Owaka Road, New Zealand
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Invercargill to Dunedin with Stewart Island Option
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  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
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“ample parking” (3 reviews)
“nice pictures” (2 reviews)
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Purakaunui - Owaka Road, New Zealand
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"nice waterfall"
in 3 reviews
"ample parking"
in 3 reviews
"nice pictures"
in 2 reviews
"short track"
in 2 reviews
"nice easy walk"
in 2 reviews
"nice spot"
in 2 reviews
"viewing platform"
in 2 reviews
"short walk"
in 6 reviews
"trees"
in 4 reviews
"photogenic"
in 2 reviews
"catlins"
in 3 reviews
"forest"
in 4 reviews
"photos"
in 7 reviews
"drive"
in 3 reviews
"nz"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped here whilst touring the Catlins Region on our way to Dunedin from Invercargill. The falls are reached via a rainforest walk with a number of viewing stops above the falls as you make your way to the bottom. I can understand why these...More

Thank Chapps1956
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Very nice walk towards the waterfall. The falls are perfect for nice pictures, when the sun comes through the trees.

Thank Kai S
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Family group travelling together for a few days exploring the atkins, after several waterfalls during our visit it was lovely to have the opportunity to see these falls

Thank Melissa H
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

a great wee walk through bush with lovely bird song and a very nice waterfall at the end , dont be put off by some other morons review , its worth it

Thank kyoshikiwi
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Short 10min walk. Clean bathroom facilities/long drop at parking area- the falls are, to be honest, actually not worth it to drive there just for the falls. Definitely have a look at the purakanui Bay as well. It's a good 3o min stop (including walk)...More

Thank PriceMTL
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

This place is so quite, beautiful and serene. It's an area you could spend quite a bit of time at. The walk down to the falls is a little slippery so be careful. Then the walk back up can be tiresome so evaluate before you...More

1  Thank 921lucillec
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

A nice walk and beautiful falls. Plenty of parking and despite being damp under foot this was still a pleasant walk. Please people, take your time on the walk so you can look around and enjoy the native forest. I noticed in this trip to...More

1  Thank vannsandra
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

We drove south from Owaka and took a left down Waikoato Valley rd and then left onto Purakaunui Falls rd. Lots of free parking on the other side of the road as well as wheelchair accessible toilets. Head over the road and down a short...More

Thank Found_Lost_Key
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

It took us only 10 minutes to walk to this beautiful spot through a beautiful forest. A sweet little "bridge" is in front of the waterfall, so it's perfect to take some nice pictures.

Thank Linda L
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

These falls made a quick but nice stop on our drive through the Catlins. There is ample parking and a restroom. Ten minute walk to the falls through the rainforest was lovely. Take a few photos and return. Fair warning: the Catlins drive takes much...More

Thank minic00per
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