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Just when you think you’ve seen some impressive falls, you turn another corner and there’s an even... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Beautiful waterfalls

Been here twice now as it is beautiful to visit. Has multiple waterfalls. A good walking track with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Kaiate Falls Rd, Tauranga 3175, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just when you think you’ve seen some impressive falls, you turn another corner and there’s an even more impressive sight! All the way to the bottom, don’t turn back before you’ve seen all that Kaiate Falls has to offer. You won’t be disappointed with having...More

Thank Jessisaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here twice now as it is beautiful to visit. Has multiple waterfalls. A good walking track with a few maps around the track too. A decent walk and a bit slippery so wear good walking shoes.

Thank 409ashleighl
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This area feels quite magical to visit. We went right in and saw a few falls. Amazing that in one area you can see Mount Maunganui in the background. Good exercise too with the stairs you have....but we'll worth it for the natural scenery

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Beware this place will test your fitness level very quickly. Whilst I found it easy enough to walk down to the falls I will admit I struggled big time getting back to the car park as it is very steep in areas & some place...More

Thank rabble1
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Some steep parts on walk but really beautiful once you get to bottom of cascading falls you can swim in and ok for dogs

Thank DorothyT455
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I took my boys to the falls. To be honest this place is spooky. there was a guy living in his car in the car park who was high and was verbally abusive to some young girls. I ensured they were gone and safe before...More

1  Thank Kaywyn M
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Easy parking. Great views of stream and waterfalls. Nice swimming hole and not a lot of energy needed.

Thank martinaud37
Reviewed 5 April 2018

A good amount of fitness is required to climb down and back....but the climb is worth a visit. Its an amazing view, god' gift to ones eyes. There are 2 falls-the main one being being closer and the second one is with a pool (not...More

1  Thank AGh0sh
Reviewed 31 March 2018

A quick and easy nice walk early in the morning.. We arrived before the rafting started , but noticed people getting ready

Thank Janice P
Reviewed 13 March 2018

A well maintained path with steps and handrails lead down the steep wooded hillside beside the falls. The drop from top to bottom is about 70 meters, and the water flows over 5 possibly 6 different cataracts. The falls are a small stream, when in...More

Thank Ken H
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20 May 2017|
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Response from Isabell8785 | Reviewed this property |
I always take the dogs there - lots of stairs, so a bit challenging for little ones ;-)
5 March 2017|
Response from DaveS-JT | Reviewed this property |
From Parton Rd, turn rt on Bell Rd. Then rt on Te Puke hwy. then left on welcome bay Rd. Then left on Waitoa Rd. Then left on Kaiate Falls Rd. Left into parking area just past the bridge.
michelle c
9 January 2017|
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Response from 5_star_chikita |
Hi, my name is Jo from Kiwi Traveler Tours. I would be happy to take you on a day trip which would include going to see this beautiful waterfall. Please touch base with me via PM here or on my facebook page - Kiwi Traveller.