Rainbow Falls, Kerikeri

4.7
#1 of 6 in Nature in Bay of Islands
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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  • Came here with my partner for a walk. From the top car park it is an easy walk to the viewing platform level with the top of the falls. Fro here you can walk to the bottom of the falls and along the r...  more »
  • Several great viewpoints easily strolled to along well made and signposted paths. The falls themselves are spectacular and there's an informative board describing the old hydro electric generation (ve...  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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