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  • Excellent70%
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  • Average4%
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7 Apr 2018
“Pictures don't do it justice”
19 Jan 2018
“Lovely walk”
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Rewcastle Road, Chaslands, New Zealand
+64 3-211 2400
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

This is definately the pick of the catlins trio of waterfalls. The walk through the beautiful forest to the falls is a highlight in itself. There had been quite a lot of rain on the previous couple of days so the falls were magnificent, do...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ferrellius
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

The walk to the falls is lovely - cool and you can hear the bird calls. There hadn't been any recent rainfall yet there was a nice fall of water. If you have mobility concerns - suggest you check the website as there are many...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Luxgb
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This waterfall is only 15-20 minutes from the car park. There are some ascents/descents as well as some stairs. This is not a path for wheelchairs, strollers or those with mobility issues, especially the last 100 meters before the falls. However, the view is very...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 8 April 2017

It's a 40-minute return walk to the falls. The walk itself is easy and the dense bush is just lovely. The falls, while not being very high, are still lovely.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank TheShis
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Tou walk threw rain forest , climb stairs and then you can hear the amazing sound of the water. There are two waterfalls. The second is amazing. Lot of water and dont forget your camera

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank batid
Reviewed 16 November 2016

These falls are reached by a 45 minute return walk through a beautiful bush setting. Well worth the stop.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Catherine G
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

It's worth the 40 minute return walk to see these pretty falls. The last bit is a bit of hard going on very uneven wet rocky ground (my dodgy knee didn't like it much). The 3km road from the SSR to the carpark is unsealed...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank JennyC0309
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

And easy 20 minute walk. Good well maintained track compared to others in nz. I dont think we even got mud on our shoes. You can easily spend 20 minute there plus the 20mins each way. Do a long exposure shot...take a tripod.....then stop at...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Burty77
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Takes about 20 mins hike to the falls. Along the hike you will pass a forested area which is quite enchanting as if walking thru a medieval forest. There are a series of wooden bridges and wooden steps. The falls are more than 3 storeys...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank eweleeong
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Well worth a diversion off the Southern Scenic Route through the Catlins. There is a pleasant walk through some native woodland, which like everything else in New Zealand looks like something from Jurassic Park. There are a number of steps as you near the falls...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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