Haruru Falls, Paihia

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When in Paihia, use the opportunity to take a break and immerse yourself in the scenic natural surroundings of Haruru Falls. While at 5 m (16 ft) the waterfall may not be one of the tallest in New Zealand, it's definitely one of the easiest to reach. After a short walk over a well-maintained trail through lush nature, you'll be able to enjoy the views of the waterfall and relax on one of the benches. Despite not being very tall, the waterfall is fairly wide and carries a lot of water, especially during the colder months. If you're visiting when the weather is chillier, make sure to bring waterproof clothes to protect yourself from the spray. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Haruru Falls and many more Paihia attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Paihia road trip site .
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  • We tramped (hiked) on the track (trail) to the Falls from the Waitangi treaty grounds. We started walking through the mangroves along a boardwalk, then a short climb where we saw numerous bird nests -...  more »
  • Fantastic trip up the Waitangi River and view of the falls from underneath on the river was a memorable experience.  more »
  • Worth stopping if you are driving by but don't go out of your way. the falls are not that big and to be honest there was some foam in the water that made me question how nice it was.  more »
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  • Love this place.it has a serene look to it and visitors from all over the world come to see the wonders if the falls and the many features of it too. A family outing is what can be seen when arriving at this beautiful place..must see!@😁👍👍
  • Nice family spot with easy car access. 5 minutes from Paihia. Try the kayak or waterfall cruise for closer thrill.
  • Small falls which has a decent view. There is small trail walk around the falls. No proper parking space and no public toilet facilities. Okay place to visit.
  • A waterfall situated just off the road. From the car park it's just a small walk through a nice bush. The water at the top of the waterfall isn't the best looking and smells and has foam around the land but other than that the waterfall looks amazing and is a great photo opportunity. There's suicidal chickens everywhere in the car park that you need to be aware of too.
  • Magnificent walking trail. Make sure you choose your time right. When it is high tide the boarding walk will flood and you can walk through the water.... Nice experience!!

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