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I am not going to be too harsh on this attraction. Its just important to note that if you go during... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kathyey1
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Papua waterfall

Unfortunately the waterfall was very minimal,,, just a trickle... we hiked from here over the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jojo652015
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Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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Reachable by hiking trail or four-wheel vehicle, Rarotonga's only fall is also known as Papua Waterfall, because water from the Papua stream spills down the cliff into a beautiful swimming hole.
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  • Average41%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible11%
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I am not going to be too harsh on this attraction. Its just important to note that if you go during the dry season (I was there in Sept '17) there is not a waterfall unless there has been a recent heavy rain. It was...More

Thank Kathyey1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately the waterfall was very minimal,,, just a trickle... we hiked from here over the island that was pretty magical to the needle. Please take insect repellant. Also the charge is for the road, either $2 per person or $5 a car I believe. We...More

Thank jojo652015
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the wingmore's waterfall hoping to be "wowed" but were quite disappointed. Driving up there, locals charge you $5 to drive up and we werent quite sure this was legit but still paid the $5 (literally 2 plastic chairs & a poster on the...More

Thank w0rldstraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Skip it altogether unless part of a safari tour. The tourism pictures make this place look like an ideal tropical swimming hole complete with waterfall. The truth is the island is short on water so they harvest it upstream from the waterfall so all that...More

Thank Tiffany C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to pay to go up the road (unless visiting SPCA) and its basically and dribble of water and mossi ridden. I really would not bother.

Thank Samphire67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would imagine that it would be impressive in the rainy season, but disappointed to be charged to walk up the road to a non-existent waterfall and a stagnant pool at the end.

Thank suzannew945
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is no water fall anymore. Just a trickle of water and an awful looking puddle at the bottom. Don't go.

Thank DeeJay316
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as part of an island tour abs found the supply had been turned off, so was a damp rock with stagnant pool below! The local chief / clan decide when to open the sluice from reservoir feeding waterfall, so check creek on main...More

Thank Bernard T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'll have to be honest and have say that it's lost its appeal, I was there 2 years ago and you now to pay to go on the road to get there. This has now got buggy tours ripping up tracks. It's not as clean...More

Thank ramadog10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I looked at this this waterfall as a potential place to visit on Trip Advisor prior to traveling to Raro and decided not to bother visiting based on the reviews. Just so happened that the Buggy tour that we went on visited this site, and...More

Thank 4EvaMakinMemories
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