4 Rankers Reviews
This popular track within the lower, warmer and less-exposed part of the reserve provides a contrast in vegetation and landforms to those seen elsewhere. The track crosses farmland and beneath towering sandstone bluffs before entering the reserve. The mixed lowland forest includes kanuka, kawakawa, kowhai and titoki. Kaka beak grows on the cliffs. The track crosses Boundary Stream before leading to Hawke's Bay's most spectacular waterfall, the 58 metre Shine Falls.
North Island ▷ Hawkes Bay ▷ Tutira
Unbelievable 58m waterfall, totally worth the off the beaten track drive. A 45 minute walk from the carpark is just as stunning and the falls jaw dropping. Highly recommend.
Save up to 70% on campsite fees! Support conservation and experience the natural beauty of NZ. 78 Department of Conservation campsites, one convenient pass.
The walk was really nice and didn't take us 2 hours but 1 hour return. The falls was really beautiful but unfortunately too cold for a dip. There's toilets and benches at the car park. 8 km gravel road to the carpark which we did with a large campervan which was fine.
Access savings worth hundreds of $$ on Top Ranked NZ Accommodation and Activities for just $1 per day.
It was one of the best waterfalls in New Zealand. A very nice track, which is not hard.
Thank You - to the thousands of travellers that have contributed to our Top Voted NZ Activities Map - it's free from Rankers.
Walk is relatively easy, once at location the falls are beautiful and in summer a dip in the natural pool will attract the fish out for a nibble.