GPS Coordinates and address

GPS of the view point: S 36° 59' 11.256" E 174° 28' 55.2138"
Parking: Lone Kauri Road, Karekare

Driving and walking conditions

Vehicle type: All vehicle types
Road type: Sealed Road
Track type: Easy walking
Return track duration: 10 min

Waterfall parameters

Waterfall height: 30m
Type of the waterfall: Horsetail

Karekare Falls




Karekare Falls is located in the western part of Waitakere Ranges Regional Park near Karekare village - the filming location for "The Piano". 


Walking and driving instructions


An easy all vehicle types drive takes roughly 45 to 60 min from Auckland city center. The road surface is always sealed turning to one-way Karekare Rd at the end.


There is a car park at Karekare Rd with toilets and very nice picnic area. An easy walking track is leading to the waterfalls lookout. It takes 5 minutes to reach the falls and the track is suitable for people of all abilities.


You can climb up to the top of waterfall using the following track:





You can enjoy a very beautiful beach filmed in "The Piano" - Karekare beach or make some hiking using the following tracks:


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