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

Fish Ladder Waterfall

Published: 17 April 2018

Short but attractive Fish Ladder Waterfall is found at Trelissick Park, Wellington.

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Fern Stream Waterfall

Published: 27 November 2017

Fern Stream Waterfall is seen from the suspension bridge near Waiohine Camping.

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Twelve Mile Creek Falls

Published: 18 October 2017

Probably the most popular waterfalls in Queenstown area, Twelve Mile Creek Falls are reached by a gorgeous 2-hours’ Mt Crichton Loop walk.

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