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“Nice Falls to Relax and Enjoy”
Review of Rainbow Falls Walk

Rainbow Falls Walk
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US$190.08*
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Private Tour: Full-Day Bay of Islands Tour
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US$190.08*
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Private Tour: Bay of Islands Tour with Wine Tasting
Ranked #1 of 38 things to do in Kerikeri
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Gilbert, Arizona
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“Nice Falls to Relax and Enjoy”
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Lovely setting for nice pictures. Easy access from top and bottom of the falls. The water was a little cool for swimming but nice to sit and relax

Visited April 2014
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“A SIMPLE WALK”
Reviewed 16 April 2014

From the parking area at the end of the road it is a short walk to a good viewpoint suitable for all ages and levels of fitness. Those who like a longer walk may like to do the whole Rainbow Falls track which is a little rougher and needs a car to meet you at the other end. Quite spectacular especially after rain.

Visited February 2014
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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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“great easyish walk”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Run, walk with friends, stroll, this walk is a favorite. If you like to run like me, it's a great one on a sunny day if you need to stay out of the rays and stay cool, it has a bit of everything. It is very hand to the town so you can park your car at one the Stone Store end and walk to Reinbow Falls and back in an hour and a half, or run there and back in less than an hour and then enjoy a great coffee or beer at Pear Tree. Really worth doing and very scenic. There are two falls to look at and of course the Rainbow ones are the highlight and I think worth the walk.

Visited February 2014
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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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“New Zealand at its best”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

There are 2 ways you can access falls, 1 for the not so energetic is to park at the carpark in Rainbow falls Road and walk a short distance to the observation deck, the falls are high and especially spectacular if it has been raining. The other way which we love is to walk from either the rainbow falls road end to the stone store at the Keriikeri basin or vice versa which is a walk of 4.6kms each way along a well formed and mainly easy path through native bush with the river on one side and the NZ bush all around with the sound of fantails, tuis and wood pigeon. There is an old hydro pumping station to see and the smaller Wharepuke falls on the way. The walk goes under the Heritage bypass and nthe return trip without a must do stop at Rainbow falls of about 1 1/2 hours. You can swim in the clear waters at the base of the falls which forms a large pool, a great spot on a sunny day. It is so good to be a Kiwi!

Visited February 2014
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Seattle, Washington
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“Camera will be Spritzed”
Reviewed 4 April 2014

We hiked from the Stonehouse to the Falls. A marvelous walk along the river with the Falls as the grand prize at the end. Be sure to walk up to the top of the trail to the observation deck. If you are brave, you can swim over to the falls where there are some hidden caves. We didn't.

Visited March 2014
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