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Wairēinga/Bridal Veil Falls Walk

Kawiha Road, Bridal Veil Fall Car Park, Makomako, Waikato 3895 New Zealand

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“Walk to the top and down to the base of these spectacular 55 m falls. The track is to the top of the falls is suitable for wheelchairs and buggies.”

It is an attractive easy walk through native forest following the Pakoka River to the top of the Waireinga/Bridal Veil Falls. This section of track is designed for assisted wheelchair use and is suitable for children’s pushchairs.

The two viewing platforms at the top of the falls provide spectacular views of the falls and surrounding countryside. From here, the track descends steeply down stairs to a midway viewpoint.

The track continues down more stairs to the bottom view bridge and information shelter where there is a magnificent view directly across the pool and up at the falls.

Getting there

Access is via Te Mata Road off the Hamilton/Raglan Highway (SH23). Turn left into Kawhia Road, 1 km past Te Mata and travel another 4 km to the car park.

Nature and conservation

Rocks around the pool are mainly soft sandstones that have been worn down by the river to form a large amphitheatre. If you look up from the base of the falls, you can see the band of hard basalt rock (which came from a volcano about 1.5 km away) that has resisted the erosive power of the water and now forms the lip of the falls.

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Wairēinga/Bridal Veil Falls Walk

Kawiha Road, Bridal Veil Fall Car Park
Makomako
Waikato
3895 New Zealand

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  • Sun - Sat: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
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  • RV Parking
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