Story: Waterfalls

Browne Falls (2nd of 2)

Browne Falls

Some people argue that New Zealand’s highest waterfall is not the Sutherland but the Browne Falls, which drop 836 metres into Doubtful Sound. But as this aerial view shows, they are more of a cascade, largely in contact with the rock, rather than free falling.

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Jock Phillips, 'Waterfalls - A land of waterfalls', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 February 2023)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Sep 2007