Te Reinga Falls (I11)

Te Reinga Falls, between Wairoa and Lake Waikaremoana, NzFrenzyNorth, New Zealand.

GPS: -38.830436 177.518665

Te Reinga Falls area overview

Te Reinga Falls area overview

Te Reinga Falls area overview 2

Te Reinga Falls area overview 2

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Te Reinga Falls area overview 3

Te Reinga Falls area overview 3

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Te Reinga Falls carpark

Te Reinga Falls carpark

Road bridge view of top of falls

Road bridge view of top of falls

The tepid viewpoint view

The tepid viewpoint view

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The many facets of Te Reinga

The many facets of Te Reinga

Scramble down to get up-close with Te Reinga.

Scramble down to get up-close with Te Reinga.

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Te Reinga Falls, taken from the user-path that cuts down to the riverside...not from the no-view viewpoint platform.

Te Reinga Falls, taken from the user-path that cuts down to the riverside…not from the no-view viewpoint platform.

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Te Reinga Falls, cover of Gisborne Photo News June 1971

Te Reinga Falls, cover of Gisborne Photo News June 1971

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Te Reinga limestone chasm

Te Reinga limestone chasm

Past the falls, time for a swim.

Past the falls, time for a swim.

Back up at the carpark you MIGHT be able to find the overgrown gully-path that leads down to the limestone shelf above the falls.  These pix are from Feb 2013, when I was able to still bushwhack down the steep overgrown path at the fence corner at the carpark lawn.

Old bridge footings at Narrows above waterfall.

Old bridge footings at Narrows above waterfall.

Cascade before the drop.

Cascade before the drop.

Cascade before the drop.

Cascade before the drop.

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Backside of Te Reinga Falls, with viewpoint in upper center of photo.

Backside of Te Reinga Falls, with viewpoint in upper center of photo.

Fossils in the Te Reinga limestone

Fossils in the Te Reinga limestone

Adventurers only down here!

Adventurers only down here!

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