Natural Attraction

Niagara Falls/Manga Piri

Corner of Niagara-Waikawa Road & Manse Road, Waikawa

Niagara Falls was named by a surveyor with an obvious sense of humour! The ironically named falls share little in resemblance with their gigantic cousin the Niagara Falls on the border of the USA and Canada, in fact, they are probably one of the smallest falls in the Catlins. However, situated just off of a main road, they are easily accessible and perfect for scenic photos and a breath of fresh air.

A special site called a nohoanga is situated on part of the Waikawa River nearby, signifying its importance for gathering traditional food for Kai Tahu Whanau.

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Last modified
Tue 21 Aug 2018
  • Activities
  • Natural Attraction
  • Free Things to Do
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Sightseeing
  • Less than half day
  • Scenic Photo Point
  • Scenic Attraction
  • Self-Guided
  • Walking & Tramping