Mount Damper Falls, Stratford

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Waterfall · Hidden Gem · Hiking Trail
Mount Damper Falls is a waterfall in the North Island of New Zealand on a tributary, Mount Damper Stream, of the Tongapōrutu River.
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  • Came for a visit while driving the forgotten highway amazing after all the recent rain truly a stunning waterfall in full roar. Beautiful walk through farmland with plenty of new born lambs. Then as.....  more »
  • the best way in and out to mt damper falls is from hwy 43,' the forgotten hwy'. its all sealed to the farm gate. we drove this way friday on our road trip along hwy 43. the wednesday before we drove.....  more »
  • Great area to explore, the falls are spectacular and the drive up there is amazing - just be careful and drive to the conditions and watch out for logging trucks.  more »
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  • Visited this fall as we were driving along the forgotten world highway (SH 43). It is quite remote and out of the way, but worth the visit. It's a short 20min walk to the waterfall. It hadn't rained when we went so there was not so much water, but still a nice view:)
  • A great waterfall with some really cool rapids before the edge. The track is easy and the river has some big eels in it. Only problem is you can't get to the bottom of the falls. Only viewable from the top.
  • A beautiful hours drive from State Highway 3, followed by a lovely 10 minute walk, which leads to the amazing Mt Damper falls. The falls are over 70m high, so they are quite grand to behold.
  • Nice big waterfall!
  • A short walk to high waterfall. Could be try at the end of a hot summer!

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