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

Big Creek Waterfall

Published: 17 April 2016

Big Creek Waterfall is a two-steps waterfall which is seen from the Raspberry Flat car park, Mt Aspiring National Park. Sadly, it’s quite often overlooked due to incredible surroundings.

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Rere Rock Slide Waterfall

Published: 17 April 2016

Reached by a 30-minutes’ drive from Gisborne, Rere Rock Slide is a 60m rock where you can slide down a hill on a piece of cardboard or any replacement. This place is full of fun for you and for your kids!

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Charlie's Rock Waterfall

Published: 12 April 2016

Charlie's Rock Waterfall is an extremely popular among the locals swimming spot. The waterfall doesn’t receive attention it deserves due to an extremely popular neighbour – Rainbow Falls. Really worth to visit!

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