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

Kotukutuku Waterfall

Published: 16 February 2017

Accessible either by foot, or by a bike, or by a boat, exquisite Kotukutuku Waterfalls is a hidden gem, offering an excellent place to relax after a challenging cycling or walking.

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Tieke Falls

Published: 02 February 2017

One of the best 'cyclable' waterfalls in Taupo Region, Tieke Falls is found along the popular Waihaha River Trail. Relatively easy bike trail, unbeatable views of the river, gorge and the lake, make this waterfall an interesting attraction and a 'must see' destination for mountain bikers.

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Rerekapa Falls

Published: 30 January 2017

Unknown to the public, Rerekapa Falls is an exquisite waterfall which is quite ofter overlooked due to more popular Mt Damper Falls. Easily accessible from the main road, the waterfall is set in the Moki Forest between State Highways 3 and 43.

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