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

Pouriwai Falls

Published: 20 February 2019

Two waterfalls, Punehu and Pouriwai Falls, are found along scenic The Waipohatu Track, 3-hrs loop. These two charming waterfalls are located just within a few hundred metres from each other, but look very different.

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Punehu Falls

Published: 20 February 2019

Two waterfalls, Punehu and Pouriwai Falls, are found along scenic The Waipohatu Track, 3-hrs loop. These two charming waterfalls are located just within a few hundred metres from each other, but look very different.

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Kohuroa Stream Waterfalls

Published: 24 January 2019

A series of cascades, Kohuroa Stream Waterfalls, is found along Matheson Bay Bush Walk. Waterfalls are gorgeous and there is a large swimming hole with a rope in cased if you want to swim.

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