Waitupu Stream Falls


Waitupu Stream Falls

A roadside waterfall, Waitupu Stream Falls is located on a private land (signed that the access is prohibited) and is seen from Te Henga Rd while driving to/from Bethells Beach.

Driving and walking conditions

GPS of the view point: S 36° 52' 24.9744" E 174° 31' 11.2038"
Parking: Te Henga Rd, Waitakere
Vehicle type: All vehicle types Track type: Easy walking track
Road type: Sealed Return track duration: 2min

Waterfall parameters

Waterfall height: 5m Type of the waterfall: Punchbowl



Walking and driving instructions


Waitupu Stream Falls is roughly a 35-minutes’ drive away from Auckland City. The road surface is always sealed.

From Auckland follow the main road leading to Bethells Beach. The waterfall is seen from Te Henga Rd - 2.5 km after the intersection with Scenic Dr.

There is no track to the waterfall, and the official sign says that access is prohibited. Admire its beauty from a distance.


Waterfalls nearby (driving)


Attractions nearby


There is a plenty of places you can visit there. The first and the most popular one is, of course, Bethells Beach – a surfing paradise.

The second one is Wainamu Lake - a perfect warm swimming spot.

The third place is the dunes between Bethells Beach Rd and Waimanu Lake.


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