Rainbow Falls, Kerikeri

4.7
#1 of 6 in Nature in Bay of Islands
One of the area's most popular photo opportunities, picturesque Rainbow Falls cascade over hard basalt rock into a shimmering pool. The 27 m (88.6 ft) fall is just a short walk away from the parking lot, but you can extend your visit with a number of longer scenic walks starting from this point. Bring a bathing suit along so you can enjoy a refreshing dip in the cool waters below. If the sun is shining, you'll see how the waterfall got its name. By using our Kerikeri trip planner , you can arrange your visit to Rainbow Falls and other attractions in Kerikeri.
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  • We stayed at a near by Motor park and walked down. Easy stroll. Accessible by a pram. My young kids walked happily. So many beautiful waterfalls around here. Great whanau activity for an hour. If your...  more »
  • Quiet with lovely views of the water falls. Not a long walk but several varying views down the river.  more »
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  • Our family love coming here. We do the walk from the stone store to the falls often and always enjoy it. Great swimming spots along the way. So many special spots along the walk.
  • A must do when visiting Kerikeri. Amazing waterfall(s) and brisk, beautiful stream. Cool, shady bush walk with native bush all around. Do not miss this. It’s one of the most walked tracks in NZ, but never very crowded at all.
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