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Small but nice

My friends and I did the walk up to the needle through the middle of island and our plan was to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alex H
Melbourne, Australia
over rated, disappointing

my daughter and i hired push bikes and biked around the island, on our way we discovered the track... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Waikato Region, 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.
  • Excellent12%
  • Very good19%
  • Average42%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible9%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I did the walk up to the needle through the middle of island and our plan was to finish our walk at the waterfall. After a crazy, muddy, very challenging walk we walked down the track to this little waterfall. In comparison...More

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my daughter and i hired push bikes and biked around the island, on our way we discovered the track to this waterfall, we enjoyed our bike ride, but the waterfall was very disappointing.. and the local man guarding the entrance demanding money was intimidating and...More

1  Thank melanie259
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did the Raro Buggy tour and visiting Wigmore's was part of the tour. Lovely waterfall, cool refreshing water but humongous mozzies that could carry you away.

Thank fireyfearn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked up Papua road, passing the deserted Sheraton Hotel, SPCA, and to the waterfall. The waterfall itself was pretty but uninspiring. It was worth a photo and a tick on my list of things-to-do in Rarotonga. That's about it. Cover yourself with some insect...More

Thank Pleayo T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw this as part of a buggy tour, wasnt quite warm enough to go swimming in but i guess on a stinking hot day it would be refreshing

Thank Stormpipes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3 different tours ended here at this waterfall, never leave the island without a swim here at least once.

Thank lianaenoka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked up here from Lagoon Breeze, past the SPCA with its barking dogs, keen to check out the start to the cross-island walk. We picked a good day as there were no mosquitos, and there was some water running.

Thank nicsmum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful spot for a freshwater swim...$5 entry but certainly worth it. A gem on the island, one to remember.

Thank Stephenb2211
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We went up for a swim in the pool at the base of Wigmore's Waterfall. It is a lovely spot in a superb location. The swim was certainly refreshing although a bit cool when you first jump in. We all enjoyed the experience. Suggest you...More

Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Never any water. Now they charge $5 to see nothing.Granted i did not pay to see it this time. This picture must be photo shopped.

Thank SJM63
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