We do not recommend any swimming at the Falls area. When we use the water area for kayaking and raft-bulding, we follow and operate within the Adventure Regulations and our OutdoorsMark accreditation. The Hunua Falls has a number of natural risks that have led to two recent drownings. More than 120,000 people visit the area. The Hunua Falls can be up to 19 metres-deep, with slippery surfaces and sharp drops. The water is cold, aerated and is fresh. Warning and advisory signs are present.