Wigmore's Waterfall, Rarotonga

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#3 of 6 in Nature in Cook Islands
Splash into the swimming hole at the base of Wigmore's Waterfall, where water cascades down a sloping cliff. Bring your water shoes if you plan to swim, and wear plenty of bug repellant to chase off mosquitos. Before you go, ask the locals if the waterfall is worth visiting. During the dry season, the government redirects water to the town supply, leaving the waterfall almost completely dry. Make Wigmore's Waterfall a centerpiece of your Avarua vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Avarua trip planning site .
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  • We went here with our buggy tour to wash off all the mud. Lucky for us there had been rain in the previous weeks so the waterfall was flowing. The road was being fixed when we went up so should be in ...  more »
  • I was fortunate enough to have a car while on the island so I decided to visit the falls. There is an admission cost so be prepared to pay that before you enter up the hill. The roadway up to the fall...  more »
  • Walked from the main road up to the waterfall. Good easy walk up hill along a gravel road. Took approx 10mins. Waterfall was flowing water very cool and refreshing. Lots of mozzies so take spray.  more »
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  • It is a nice waterfall to look at with the possibility to bathe in the pools. However there were a lot of mosquitos when I went and it costs money to go there via the road as it is privately owned. I payed 2$ with a scooter and I think it was 5$ for a car.
  • Was part of the Rarotaongan Safari Tour with Cheeko. Was lovely.
  • Beautiful place... But not too much water coming over the falls wen we were there. Would be great to see after a big rainfall.
  • Small waterfall. Nice walk up from the beach.
  • Just ok. Watch out for mosquitoes.
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