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

Tapapakanga Waterfalls

Published: 05 December 2018

Unofficially named, Tapapakanga Waterfalls are a series of tiny waterfalls which drop into the Firth of Thames. Accessible by foot in low tides, or by a kayak.

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Orman Falls

Published: 17 October 2018

Orman Falls is a roadside waterfall which is found along the scenic Haast highway. Extremely spectacular during/after rain.

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Quarry Gardens Waterfalls

Published: 19 July 2018

Magnificent Quarry Gardens Waterfalls are easy accessible from the Whangarei Quarry Gardens entrance. Entry strictly by donation!

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