Rainbow Falls, Kerikeri

4.6
One of the area's most popular photo opportunities, picturesque Rainbow Falls cascade over hard basalt rock into a shimmering pool. The 27 m (88.6 ft) fall is just a short walk away from the parking lot, but you can extend your visit with a number of longer scenic walks starting from this point. Bring a bathing suit along so you can enjoy a refreshing dip in the cool waters below. If the sun is shining, you'll see how the waterfall got its name. By using our Kerikeri trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Rainbow Falls and other attractions in Kerikeri.
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  • This waterfall, easily accessible from the parking lot nearby, is one of the best of the many falls in NZ. Especially the huge arch over an impressive cave makes it one of the most visited in NZ.  more »
  • These falls are set amongst a beautiful forest setting. Although due to lack of rain the falls are less than usual they are still very beautiful to look at. The Kauri trees surrounding the falls are.....  more »
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  • Our family love coming here. We do the walk from the stone store to the falls often and always enjoy it. Great swimming spots along the way. So many special spots along the walk.
  • A must do when visiting Kerikeri. Amazing waterfall(s) and brisk, beautiful stream. Cool, shady bush walk with native bush all around. Do not miss this. It’s one of the most walked tracks in NZ, but never very crowded at all.

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