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

Raumanga Waterfall

Published: 16 August 2016

Hidden gem, Raumanga Waterfall is located in the Raumanga Valley Reserve, which is situated within Whangarei City. Very often overlooked due to more popular neighbours Whangarei and Paranui Falls.

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Maketu Waterfall

Published: 16 July 2016

A popular spot for a summer swim, Maketu Waterfall is found at the Maketu Pa Cemetery Reserve, just 15 minutes’ drive away from Manukau Centre.

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Lucas Creek Waterfall

Published: 28 May 2016

Hidden gem, un-officially named Lucas Creek Waterfall is found in the center of Albany. Very easy accessible and truly spectacular after a rain, this waterfall doesn't receive attention it deserves.

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