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

St James Falls

Published: 17 January 2019

Un-officially named, road-side waterfall, St James Falls is seen from the main highway when driving towards Christchurch. Best views are found along 20 minutes Alpine Nature Walk.

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Ross Park Cascade

Published: 14 January 2019

Unknown to public, Ross Park Cascade is an exquisite waterfall, which reached by a gorgeous 10-minutes’ walk, and accompanied by a glow-worm and Weta cave.

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Ross Creek Waterfall

Published: 19 December 2018

Ross Creek Waterfall, also known as School Creek Waterfall, is a hidden surprise! Impressive falls which is found along the trail leading to the Ross Creek Reservoir.

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