Mount Damper Falls, Stratford

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Mount Damper Falls is a waterfall on the North Island of New Zealand. It is located in the Stratford District in Taranaki. At 74 metres, the falls are one of the highest in the North Island, although they rank behind Wairere, Ananui and Waitakere Falls.It is sometimes claimed that it is also the second highest falls in New Zealand but this is incorrect. Mount Damper Falls is dwarfed by many waterfalls on the South Island such as Browne Falls (619m or 836m) and Sutherland Falls (580m).
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  • Not sure how someone (previous reviewer) could miss the obvious signs to these falls, touted as the second highest waterfall in the North Island. The Forgotten World Highway brochure from the i-site i...  more »
  • Shortish walk through muddy farmland (it had been raining) and then along through bush before reaching a stunning bush-clad valley. Well-made path through the bush and excellent viewing platform overl...  more »
  • Drove on a gravel road for 30km and was unable to locate the falls. Definitely not safe if u were to break down as not many houses out there let alone lively houses. No reception either.  more »
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  • A short walk to high waterfall. Could be try at the end of a hot summer!
  • Great water fall great stop on the way to new plymouth

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