Wainui Falls Track

Wainui Falls Track

Golden Bay

Reviews

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Nicole Kasischke

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Great waterfall, easy walk including a nice swing bridge, 1 hour return, perfect light when the sun goes down.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Mario Schaeffer

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Short walk to a big waterfall.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Bernd Giermann

Switzerland

Ranking: 8/10

Short walk, easy walk (good for kids), very nice waterfalls.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Kate and Dom

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Nice easy walk to the Falls which were spectacular!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2017

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Louisa Theimann

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

A very good and easy walk to the Wainui Falls. This waterfall is large and impressive, you can even sit in the pools in front of this waterfall. It took us about 1 hour return for this walk. You walk along a river and over bridges and have many good photo opportunities. There is a parking space and a toilet at the beginning of the walk. It is very well signposted!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Jennie Holland

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Great walk if you are up that way, as it is quite a drive out there. Well maintained walkway and we got to see some eels swimming in the river.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Sonya Grimm

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful walk through the rainforest. Easy, with a huge waterfall at the end, where you can swim. Definitely worth it!

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Anika Danits

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Pretty nice waterfall where you can swim in the waterhole.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Tom Teuber

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Short walk to really nice falls. 2km in 2o minutes. Nice water to swim.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Milan Maiwald

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Very nice falls and good track. Took a swim in the ice cold water next to the waterfall. Didymo is there - other than that, a thumbs up!

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Stefanie Giese

Germany

Ranking: 6/10

Nice walk, very busy which lowered our experience. If more time and you are more alone then great. Definitely take your swimmers. Would enhance the experience. Nice walk with average waterfalls. But nice to do.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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John and Jan

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Well crafted track with wonderful river and waterfall views. Swing bridge and waterfalls add sense of adventure.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Melissa Loose

Canada

Ranking: 9/10

Nice easy track to a big waterfall! Beautiful walk and impressive falls!

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Lee Sandberg

Sweden

Ranking: 8/10

Short walk with easy parking. Only a 40 minute walk upstream to an amazing powerful waterfall. The river walk gets better and better as you go.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Lea and Emmanuel

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Walk next to the river and crossing the river over a bridge. Ends at the big beautiful waterfall with a big basin to have a swim. Nice place to rest a while.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Dani

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Nice walk and in the end you will find the beautiful waterfall. Cold water but nice for a swim if you are brave enough.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Kai Krchmar

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Just 30 minutes walk through native bush will lead you to an amazing waterfall with the possibility to have a shower. Enjoy natural swimming there.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in December 2015

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David Schelensky

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Perfect walk, nice waterfall at the end. Funny swing bridge but a little bit dangerous.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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J MacIntosh

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Short walking track up to a beautiful waterfall surrounded by forest. At the bottom of the waterfall there is a great swimming hole.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in December 2015

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Adam

Czech Republic

Ranking: 7/10

The walk was not far from the car park and the falls were great.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Bram and Laura

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

A short, but very beautiful walk! With adventure too, a nice bridge!

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in December 2014

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Jamie McArthur

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent walking track (no stairs and not paved, very natural). Very cool swinging bridge and a beautiful waterfall with swimming hole at the end. Well worth the walk.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in January 2015

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Megan

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

A 40 minute adventure walk to some beautiful waterfalls. Track not for the faint hearted. We loved it, falls well worth the visit.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Timo Krueger

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

Short track along a nice river. The falls are great but the water is too cold to go swimming.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Andreas Liebe

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Cool walk, swingbridge, level is medium to hard, not for kids, big falls, fresh water and not too long......

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Stefan Glock

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Exciting walk, hanging bridge, relatively big falls, clear water.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Hanna Liebe

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Great walk.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Immo Kern

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

30 minute walk to a nice waterfall with old swingbridge.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Katarina

Slovakia

Ranking: 8/10

Very beautiful1 One of the most scenic waterfalls I have ever see. But you better not go there after rain because the track is not so well maintained.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Przemystaw Tymizyszyn

Poland

Ranking: 7/10

Very nice waterfall with quite a short walk.

Reviewed about 8 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Malgorzata

Poland

Ranking: 8/10

Easy walk, nice views, cool waterfall, and great bridge which is the only way to get to the falls.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Anja S

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

1 hour return. Perfect if you like a little bit of adventure; includes some climbing on a swing bridge; the falls itself are enormous!

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Verena

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful scenery, great views and path. Path in some parts hard to walk but for us perfect. Awesome waterfall. Worth it!!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Yu-Ti Chu

Taiwan

Ranking: 9/10

It is a short walk about 30 minutes. The water there is so clear!! On the way to the falls, you can only hear the sound of water dropping all the time. And in the end you will finally find out how amazing it is!!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Jessica Marling

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

WOW! So pretty. The track is a bit destroyed but nothing to stop the everyday tramper.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Jon Winter

Canada

Ranking: 8/10

Very short walk from parking lot to base of waterfall. Stunning scenery and awesome swimming location.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Willem & Lilian

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Nice walk with a hanging bridge not too difficult, falls are not really spectacular.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Curry

England

Ranking: 9/10

Amazing walk, beautiful wildlife and foliage. Would be a long wait at the bridge during peak season, path was very narrow.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Patrick Schaad

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

Track well maintained, no photo of falls possible due to trees.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Bartl

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Great ways, with a suspension bridge.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Olivia Carvill

England

Ranking: 9/10

Takaka, 40 minm lovely walk, waterfall at end, beautiful.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Stephan Imartina

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice, exciting bridge, short, nice picnic spots.

Reviewed about 11 years ago and experienced in May 2010

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Paul & Lois Somerville

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Awesome native bush track - good path & great views of falls. 40 mins each way to walk. Very worthwhile.

Reviewed over 11 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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uleugel

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

A 40 minutes walk in a beautiful park.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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frederike

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Really lovely place and good sign posting.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Mike Dodger

Ranking: 9/10

I've enjoyed this easy 1/2 hour walk up to the falls many times. It's good on a sunny day but spectacular during/after heavy rain. Also the swing bridge across the river is a highlight (watch out for trout and eels below).

Reviewed almost 12 years ago and experienced in December 2008