Rainbow Falls, Kerikeri

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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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  • Try walking from the store house, passing Fairy pools and onto Rainbow Waterfalls - 9 km round trip. It's gently undulating and suitable for families  more »
  • Great walk through native bush and you arrive here .... wonderful spot .... walk on along the river .... peaceful  more »
  • Worth your time even if you are just driving through Kerikeri like myself. It was a 2 min walk from carpark to see the beautiful waterfall. You can swim up to it and get in behind it! Beautiful spot.  more »
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  • Wonderful falls and sometimes you can see rainbow here. Also have a nice track for walk until Kerikeri basin
  • . (03/2017) A big and quite high single drop waterfall. The location is maintained very well with good safety measures put in place. Stunning views. There are different walks ranging from easy to moderate including from straight from The Stone Store to the falls. The easy waterfall walk includes beautiful vantage points to stop and enjoy the the views. Spacious carpark.
  • Stunning waterfall with rainbow-effects if the sun is shining.
  • Beautiful 1.5 hour return nature walk of stunning setting and easy contour to stone store and back to falls.
  • Great spot! You can walk behind the falls from the right side or cross the river and walk behind them that way. Not too difficult and you get great views!

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