Otuihau Whangarei Falls

Otuihau Whangarei Falls

AH Reed Memorial Park

Reviews

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C J B

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Nice area, don't swim: new signage encourages you away from toxic bird effluent. Otherwise a grand view from bridge and picnic area, makes a great screensaver.

24 hour toilet and limited self-contained camping.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Marc Reuter

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful waterfall where you can also swim, if you are brave - the water is quite cold. The walk to go here is great as well. Lots of forest and a river.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Marc Perales

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Amazing waterfalls, walk down the river to the native bush canopy bridge!

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Hannah Stiles

United States

Ranking: 10/10

One of our first walks in New Zealand. We would not change a thing here!

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Rahel Baufeld

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

A lot of helpful information, bit muddy in some spots but nice and peaceful.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Jamie Serieux

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Impressive and well organised walk although signs were occasionally a bit sketchy.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Luisa Birkel

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

Not that interesting but a nice spot for chilling and relaxing!

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Emily Pohlmann

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

Nice spot, nice animals.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Alex Schott

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Great waterfall. Crazy guys were jumping from a tree down in the water.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Thea Nicholas

Denmark

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful walk - around 7km from the city. You can have a nice swim (cold) by the falls.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Julien Sene

France

Ranking: 7/10

You don't have to walk to see the falls but a few minutes to go on to the bottom. Lovely place but it could be overcrowded sometimes!

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Levi

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Walk from town was long and a bit rainy but great. Despite the section you have to walk on the road, I could not fault it.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Daniel Roedel

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

This waterfall is so cool! There is a great walk through the jungle directly next to the river and at the end comes the waterfall.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Patrick Baritz

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful spot for relaxing, swimming or just for watching the Falls! The water is a little bit dirty, or either a little bit green, but nice anyway!

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Theresa Huelk

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Although the falls are cool, but not too spectacular, we can highly recommend the falls. Locals volunteer to answer all kinds of questions.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Dawn Howard

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

Spectacular falls in a beautiful location.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Michael and Anna

Germany

Ranking: 6/10

Beautiful spot, not only the falls but also some little walks around it including Kauri trees.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in December 2015

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Elodie and Gestan

France

Ranking: 6/10

Nice spot, close to town, great for a picnic.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Petra Albrchtoval

Czech Republic

Ranking: 9/10

Nice, big falls.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Daniel Kueuzberger

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

A nice big waterfall.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in January 2015

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Toke Frederiksen

Denmark

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful walk from the waterfall along the river to the kauri tree museum. It is free.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Cecilia Anderson

Sweden

Ranking: 8/10

A beautiful waterfall and a little walk around it. It was just a little stop on our way but it was worth to just turn off for the experience.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Loesje

Belgium

Ranking: 8/10

Nice falls. Great you can have a look from both sides, below AND the top. The first waterfall I saw where you can stand at the top and see it flowing and falling down.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Laurits and Bettina

Denmark

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful tracks and park around the waterfall.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Faassen

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful track with stunning surroundings. Beautiful area.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Jaqi_Gary

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

The opportunity to be beside, underneath such a large/ majestic waterfall, feeling like you have nature wrapped around you when in reality urban sprawl is within meters is SO AMAZING

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Sonia Sennane

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Next to the YHA hostel, a beautiful walk in the middle of the glowworms, surrounded by the fall's sounds.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Burkard Fabu

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

Well worth it.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Preben vil Helmsen

Denmark

Ranking: 10/10

Nice kauri tree, beautiful waterfall, nice forest walk, all free :-), not too long, not too short, nice nice.

Reviewed about 8 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Matthys van den Heuuel

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Nice track, beautiful lookout on the falls.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Mark Bakker

Netherlands

Ranking: 6/10

The fall is a bit overrated in the brochures, it is just a fall, nothing spectacular.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Erland Ostberg

Sweden

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful rainforest with magnificent kauri trees. Short walk, easy to make it/longer walks to Whangarei Falls and another (as good) waterfall.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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cpochin

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Lovely quiet walk along well made footpath. Starting at Whangarei Falls, and ending with a dramatic walkway 12m above the stream to the base of a Kauri tree, with helpful information boards along the way. Times of various walks given at beginning.

Reviewed about 10 years ago