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

Two Mile Creek Falls

Published: 21 August 2017

A secret waterfall, Two Mile Creek Falls drops into the Lake Wakatipu near Queenstown. A short unmarked track starts from Sunshine Bay Walk and leads to the fall’s base.

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Ototoka Falls

Published: 16 August 2017

Ototoka Falls, which consist of the Upper and Lower waterfalls, are found on the Ototoka Stream, along the walk leading to remote Ototoka Beach.

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Waterworks Waterfalls

Published: 02 August 2017

Waterworks Waterfalls, also known as Mangarata Stream Waterfalls, are a hidden gem located in the Hakarimata Scenic Reserve. They found at the end of Waterworks Reservoir walk.

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