Okere Falls Track

Okere Falls Track

Lake Rotoiti


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Sailing Family (UK)

Ranking: 10/10

Great shady family-friendly loop walk through beautiful forest, just off the main road. Good big car park, clean toilets and picnic tables at start. Options to have a swim near trout falls - careful of current. The highlight for us was watching kayaks and rafts coming over the 7m waterfall and disappear completely beneath the water before popping up again. Our kids (9, 6 and 4) loved this!! Highly recommend.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Chloe B


Ranking: 10/10

Awesome walk. Really fun to watch the white water rafters coming through regularly! Easy walk for families

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Holger Worner


Ranking: 8/10

Nice walk along the river.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Emilie Bavard


Ranking: 8/10

Great short walk to see the Okere Falls, very nice and there is a free campsite not far so it is great to do it late in the afternoon and to get straight to the campsite. Okay for any vehicle which is great.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Bernd Muller

Ranking: 6/10

Easy track to the falls, nice watching water activities. Tutea Caves are nice as well. At some points you can jump into the water and have a short swim.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in April 2016

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Elizabeth Braidotti


Ranking: 10/10

A not to miss stop off! It is beautiful the whole way. There's a few different paths to see it from all different views, and make sure you cross the bridge and close the gate behind you to get on a real adventure, just be careful! Insanely beautiful, one of my favourite stop offs.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago

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Matte Svehla


Ranking: 9/10

The best swing into a waterfall that I ever had an definitely the best morning shower.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Anna Fath


Ranking: 10/10

Do not miss these falls when staying in Rotorua. At the end of the road, where the rafting ends, there is a rope that you can use to swing into the water and several platforms (up to 10 metres) from which you can jump into the river and flow with it for a while. A really great experience.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Sophie Giblin

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

Super walk! Very junglely but with a clear walking path. You walk along an awesome river with huge waterfalls where you can watch kayakers come tumbling down!

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in December 2015

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Bob Fontaine

Ranking: 8/10

Nice walk! Somewhere halfway the walk you'll get to a T-section. Take the walk down and you will see the 7m waterfall. Arguably the highest commercially rafting waterfall worldwide!

Reviewed about 7 years ago

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Toke Frederiksen


Ranking: 7/10

It is a track down a river with some falls along the way. At the end of the 'Trout Falls' you can jump from the cliffs onto the river, take care of the current.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Florian Aude


Ranking: 8/10

Wonderful falls.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Ranking: 8/10

Good walk - lots to see.

Reviewed over 12 years ago