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Rainbow Falls Walk

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Address: Rainbow Falls Road, Kerikeri, New Zealand
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Nice Falls

The reserve, bridge and river area in KeriKeri are pretty and the Rainbow Falls are worth a stop. We broke up our day of driving here on our way north.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The reserve, bridge and river area in KeriKeri are pretty and the Rainbow Falls are worth a stop. We broke up our day of driving here on our way north.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

what a lovely surprise to find these waterfalls, short walk from the carpark also ! You could view the waterfalls from a few different angles, there is even toilets a short distance from the carpark ! A beautiful walking track also that goes along the river !

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Thank craftychic2013
Kettering, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first of our many NZ waterfalls and it was good. A bit of a climb back up on the circular route - OK for normally fit people but would not have liked to push a wheelchair.

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Thank Janet M
country Victoria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started this 4 km walk at the bridge near the stone store. What should have taken a couple of hours took 4 hours because we kept stopping to look at all the beautiful scenery and plant life. We passed a smaller falls and finished with the spectacular Rainbow Falls. It looked so invited I decided to go for a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The falls are just a very short walk from the car park and you can view them from the top...and see the rainbow...and also walk down to the bottom and get a great view from there. There's also a walk along the river after the falls. Very easy to visit and enjoy!

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice short walk on good paths to see a lovely waterfall. This would be an easy walk with kids or people with difficulties.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely 45 min walk from here down the side of the river to the old Stonehouse basin, with drinks at the Pear Tree tavern. Followed by a gentle climb back up to the falls, a 3 hr round trip.

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Not easy to find once you drive there. There's supposed to be a nice track there. From the car park there is a 3-minute walk to the top of the falls, a 5-minute walk down to the water.

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Thank jobst56
Auckland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is a good hour in and another hour out but worth the walk. It is not a particularly taxing walk on a well formed track and boardwalks, but you do need decent walking shoes/trainers, and probably a water bottle.

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Thank wundabar
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

These falls are stunning. We walked around and viewed from all the points. Then we went down to the base of the falls - a nice easy track to get down and up. However, my Mother (in her 60's) opted to view from the top. She enjoyed the view as much as we did. These falls are well worth the... More 

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