McLean Falls Walk

McLean Falls Walk

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Samantha Brewin

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome lush waterfall and rainforest walk!

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Barbara Knops

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice bush walk, easy to walk. But there were a lot of people on the walk.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Ramon Corbett

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Hidden gem of a waterfall, easy 45 minute walk and very rewarding. Can get right up beside the amazing falls.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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CMG

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

At the time of writing, these are my favorite falls in all of New Zealand. After a beautiful, creekside walk, you arrive at truly enchanted place...like stepping back in time. Don't miss it! To better experience the beauty and magic of this place, avoid summer crowds by visiting very early in the morning, or late in the day. And be sure to enjoy the lower falls as well as the upper falls and pool.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Tracey Scoffin

Ranking: 10/10

Lovely walk, gorgeous waterfall. Not too steep not too slippy.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Denisa Tuckova

Czech Republic

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful waterfalls and after the exquisite bay.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Philippa Buchanan

Ranking: 10/10

BAH-utiful short walk through temperate rainforest to a lovely waterfall.

Reviewed about 4 years ago

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Sydney Lupton

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

This would be one of my favourite walks in New Zealand! Really easy trek to the most wonderful misty waterfall! And past that is a sweet path to the top!

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Brenda Oomen

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Very nice waterfall, but so very crowded that people were irritated when you wanted to take a picture.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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magdalena gomez haedo

Uruguay

Ranking: 7/10

Nice park with many black swans and huge lake. We went in autumn so there were beautiful colours due to the trees. The falls weren't the best. Not wild.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Madelaine Sirch

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful walk to the waterfalls. An amazing forest with nice ferns.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Jasmina Walt

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Gorgeous place, but a lot of tourists.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Chris

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

You walk 3km through really nice rainforest and then you see the 100m high waterfall on five steps. In the afternoon, the sun is shining on the highest step which makes it even more beautiful.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Florent Peytavy

Ranking: 8/10

A very nice and easy walk. Around 25 minutes return.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Henrik Suefke

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Great short walk, with hugely impressive and somewhat unexpected waterfall cascades. Very scenic rainforest walk.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Felix

Switzerland

Ranking: 8/10

Brilliant spot.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Alexander Zimmer

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Maybe most beautiful waterfall I have ever seen.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Elly Zimmer

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Was short but the most beautiful waterfall which we've ever seen (including Australia, China and Cuba).

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in December 2013

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FlyingKiwiGirl

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful walk through stunning native bush to beautiful double falls. Well worth the 40 minute walk.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Pokari

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent! Easy walking track.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago

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Lorna and Seb

England

Ranking: 9/10

A lovely 20 minute wooded walk down to some pretty big falls, a must for photos.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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AnnaM

Poland

Ranking: 10/10

A uphill walk to the falls but worth it - very impressive falls and there is a v. steep walkway to the top of the falls for the more adventurous and fit!

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Dave

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Lovely falls and a very pleasant walk. The gravel road in is a bit nerve-racking in a large vehicle with some very steep corners towards the end. Toilets at the start of the walk.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Loesje

Belgium

Ranking: 6/10

Yes, there is a waterfall :)
and that's about it ;)

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in December 2012

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Lis Bon

Denmark

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful!

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Nico Welagen

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

A walk of about 40 minutes to a beautiful fall.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Rikke & Trine Bundgaard

Denmark

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful falls - you will find it through a great walk (not too long) through NZ forest! Visit the cafe at the campground at the entrance - The Whistling Frog - excellent food and wonderful staff.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Arnoldus Bergmans

Belgium

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful!

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Anna Bret

Spain

Ranking: 8/10

Nice falls and for free.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Stefanie

Austria

Ranking: 8/10

The highest weterfall (we've heard), quite nice place for relaxing and climbing a little bit.

Reviewed about 9 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Claire Colquhoun

England

Ranking: 10/10

Nice walk to the falls, not too long and very surprising how big and pretty the falls are. Make sure you walk right to the top to see the full view of the falls.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Rene Jakel

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Good guidance, secure path even when wet, short distance (approx 15-20min to falls).

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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John Fry

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent short walk - well worth the trip.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Remke

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Nice and hidden waterfall.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Derek Dean

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Great - for the obvious.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Lukas Blaauw

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Nice 1/2 hour hour bush walk to a very nice waterfall.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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kay and colin

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Bush and river walk taking in the splendid falls.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in January 2010

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Wolfgang Engelke

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Nice walk through the bush. You want to make a photo every 10 meters.

Reviewed over 10 years ago