GPS Coordinates and address

GPS of the view point: S 36° 4' 1.452" E 174° 23' 12.2676"
Parking: Waipu Gorge Rd,Waipu, Northland

Driving and walking conditions

Vehicle type: All vehicle types
Road type: 6km Gravel Road
Track type: Easy walking track
Return track duration: 15-20 min

Waterfall parameters

Waterfall height: 20m
Type of the waterfall: Horsetail

Piroa Falls




Hidden in the rural area Piroa Falls is located on the half way between Auckland and Whangarei.


Walking and driving instructions


An easy all vehicle types drive takes roughly 1.5 hours from Auckland city center or 1 hour from Whangarei. There is a Toll Road if you drive from Auckland. Don't forget to pay NZD 2.20 each way.


There is a car park on Waipu Gorge Rd without any facilities. An easy walk takes 20 minutes (return). There is a table for a picnic with the view to the waterfalls at the end of the track.


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