Welcome to New Zealand Waterfalls


This website is about New Zealand waterfalls. It was created with the purpose of helping people to find and reach waterfalls with a minimum amount of trouble.
It is completely searchable, with every waterfall having an entry that includes the waterfall name, a description of the falls, directions for the road and the trail, and the waterfall's vital statistics and photo. Each waterfall is also rated and includes honest advice for the best time to go to the falls.
  • If you are looking for visiting the most popular/easy accessible waterfalls, please refer to the Must See Waterfalls article. 
  • If you are searching for waterfalls in a specific region, please refer to the Waterfalls by Region tab.
  • If you want to see all the New Zealand waterfalls on a map (TOPO or Google maps), please refer to Waterfalls Interactive Map tab.
  • If you would like to get a list of all New Zealand waterfalls or searching for a waterfall with specific criteria, please refer to the Waterfalls Custom Search tab.

Recently published waterfalls

Ngatea Water Gardens Waterfall

Published: 18 January 2016

Ngatea Water Gardens Waterfall

Ngatea Water Gardens Waterfall is located in privately owned Ngatea Water Gardens - the picturesque 5 acre property which has funny signs and scenes throughout.

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Waterfall Gully

Published: 16 November 2015

Waterfall Gully

Easy accessible from Army Bay, Waterfall Gully is a charming waterfall located in Shakespear Regional Park. The best time to visit this waterfall is after rain.

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Wellington Garden Waterfall

Published: 29 October 2015

Wellington Garden Waterfall

Wellington Botanic Garden Waterfall is an exquisite waterfall located in the heart of Wellington City. The falls are reached by an easy 5 minutes walk through the popular Wellington Botanic Garden.

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