Kitekite Falls, Piha

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Kitekite Falls (also called Kitakita Falls) is a scenic 3-tiered waterfall near Auckland, New Zealand. The falls drop a total of 40 metres (130 ft). From the lookout on Kitekite track the falls appear even higher because there is white water running over rocks into a small pool from the upper swimming hole, then falling down into a large pool, then falling to a small pool before beginning an almost vertical descent in the final 3-tiers, making the total height closer to 80 metres (260 ft). They are located on the Glen Esk stream near Piha Beach.
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  • We had a morning to walk to the falls. After going through the wash station, we walked on the tracks to the base of the waterfall. There were a few viewpoints on the way there looking over the...  more »
  • Well kept track, starts off easy until going up to the top of the water fall then there are quite a few steps to walk up but its worth it for the view. The track was quite busy but I can imagine can.....  more »
  • The Kitekite track is well-maintained and enables you to have an easy and enjoyable walk. It gets really difficult going down to the falls though...but it was beautiful and well worth the effort.
  • This is like an actual pretty tall waterfall at a global level not just oh it’s good for New Zealand and it’s close by You can swim to a small area under the waterfall where the rock is over u sheltering u with some foot holds so u can chill and look out from behind the waterfall which is amazing

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