Trip Planner: South Pacific / New Zealand / North Island / Waikato Region / Raglan / Nature / Bridal Veil Falls
See the dramatic Bridal Veil Falls, shooting out from the basalt cliff face and plunging into the rock pool below. Reach the top of the cliffs via a short walk through the flourishing tawa tree forest, and admire the 55 m (180 ft) falls from above at the first two viewing platforms. Halfway down a steep set of steps you will find a third viewing platform, and at the very bottom a viewing bridge offering additional vistas of the surrounding area . Make Bridal Veil Falls a centerpiece of your Raglan vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Raglan itinerary planner.
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Was undertaking a day trip out of Hamilton to Raglan (itself disappointing: more a local getaway location than offering much to tourists) where, after a coffee in town, we headed out to Bridal Veil Fa... more »
Beautiful. Well worth the relatively short drive and walk off the main Rd. Clean untouched beauty. Be prepared for a very cool 'wake- up' swim. more »
Bridal veil falls were beautiful and well worth the visit. We were headed to the glow worm caves and made a slight jog on our way there to see these falls. I am glad we did. You can see the falls from... more »
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Need to see a heart throb beauty this then this is for you ... amazing walk side by small water stream which eventually develops a water fall , Caution there are around 261 stair steps to reach to bottom of fall so if you are going with children need to keep in mind that you need to carry children on your way up .. so happy calves ... :) there are toilets available but No other facility so keep up with water and other consumable , and patrol as well for car
What an unexpectedly beautiful high falls in the middle of the route to Raglan out on the Western Coast of gorgeous New Zealand!!! The trail to the falls was an easy hike for a couple in their sixties. The reward at the outlook was absolutely wonderful with a view that did not disappoint. Qu'est-ce une façon inattendue belles chutes élevées dans le milieu de la route pour Raglan sur la côte ouest de la Nouvelle-Zélande magnifique !!! Le sentier des chutes était une randonnée facile pour un couple dans la soixantaine. La récompense à la perspective était absolument magnifique avec une vue qui ne déçoit pas. Was für ein unerwartet schön hoch fällt in der Mitte der Strecke an der Westküste von wunderschönen Neuseeland Raglan heraus !!! Der Weg zu den Wasserfällen war eine leichte Wanderung für ein Paar in den Sechzigern. Die Belohnung am Ausblick war absolut wunderbar mit Blick auf die nicht enttäuschte. Che inaspettatamente belle cascate alte nel mezzo del percorso di Raglan sulla costa occidentale della splendida Nuova Zelanda !!! Il sentiero per le cascate era una facile escursione per una coppia sulla sessantina. La ricompensa alla prospettiva era assolutamente meraviglioso con una vista che non vi deluderà.
What an amazing and beautiful waterfall. Lovely walk down to the falls. It is 55 meters from the topmost point to the bottom. The best thing is there are 4 different viewpoints to see the waterfall. All very unique to each other. A must visit in the region.
Your own private waterfall... ..well almost! Being a little off the beaten track when we turned up there were only two other cars here meaning we pretty much had the falls to ourselves. The site is well maintained with a short 10 minute walk to the waterfall where there are four viewing platforms at various heights with steps through the forest easily linking them all. The waterfall is tall and dramatic whilst being surrounded by forest it feels like a quiet little oasis. Well worth the drive.
Awesome! The fall was amazing! You can see from above, from the middle, and from the bottom.
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