Shine Falls, Napier

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#3 of 9 in Nature in Hawke's Bay Region
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  • Weather wasn’t great that day however it was a beautiful walk, not tough at all and the falls were spectacular! Would recommend a visit and would go again!  more »
  • Great walk take about 45mins to 1hour very uneven but a hidden treasure when you arrive . There is a picnic table right at the base of the falls for a packed lunch  more »
  • The walk in to Shine Falls is relatively easy and children as young as 4 or 5 should manage it. It takes 45 - 60 mins to get there and is worth it. There's not much of a grassy area but plenty of room...  more »
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  • Short walk (only about a 1/2 hour to get to the waterfall itself), but there are a couple of places that are slippery after a rain fall. Gorgeous waterfall at the end. The last part of the drive in is about 7 km of packed dirt/gravel road. We saw plenty of RVs, campervan and regular cars parked at the end so don't be put off by the road.
  • If you have the time, a visit to Shine Falls is a must, it's an easy 30 minute walk. There is a picnic table at the bottom and the pool is big enough to swim... so take togs!
  • North of Napier, the Shine Falls is a beautiful place to walk and have a picnic. It is a spectacular waterfall especially after recent rain. Be aware that dogs are not allowed for kiwi protection. It takes 40 to 60 minutes to walk to the Falls depending on fitness levels.
  • An awesome 30 minute trek and you arrive at paradise. Shine falls is a hidden gem.
  • This is amazing. Very well worth the 45 minute walk. There were families with .mountain buggies, older people, all sorts. Was quite busy but we had picnic lunch afterwards at tutira. This was an absolute gem and can't recommend it enough
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