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Huka Falls River Cruise

Aratiatia Dam Carpark, Taupo, New Zealand
+64 800 278 336
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Great river cruise

Had the most enjoyable river cruise today, the skipper was very pleasant and informative. Got some... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2017
annaV4600HQ
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Auckland, New Zealand
Good value for money!

This is a lovely cruise down the Waikato River to the fabulous Huka Falls and you don’t need to pay... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2017
TJ_NZ228
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Aratiatia Dam Carpark, Taupo, New Zealand
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+64 800 278 336

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Reviewed March 1, 2017

Had the most enjoyable river cruise today, the skipper was very pleasant and informative. Got some great photos. Saw a lot of trout. Good value for money, complimentary tea and coffee provided

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Reviewed February 27, 2017

This is a lovely cruise down the Waikato River to the fabulous Huka Falls and you don’t need to pay a deposit. The trip up the river is quiet and a good opportunity to spot some wildlife. The falls themselves are spectacular and this trip...More

Thank TJ_NZ228
Reviewed February 18, 2017

We emailed the cruise company months in advance as part of our NZ holiday planning. No deposit was needed and on the day they were expecting us. The river cruise was really great ŵith friendly and informative commentary. The driver explained some of the local...More

Thank RaJSheffield
Reviewed February 5, 2017

We decided last minute to go on a river cruise and I'm so glad we did.. The driver was friendly, humourous and informative.. he explained a lot of the history of the waikato river.. pointed our flora and fauna and gave us a run down...More

Thank missdez
Dave K, Owner at Huka Falls River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2017

Hi, thanks for your great review, we are glad you enjoyed your trip with us, and hope to see you again some time.

Reviewed January 30, 2017

We did this cruise as a family with 2 children. The guide was knowledgable and entertaining , and it allowed a great closeup view of the falls, probably better than the jetboat for getting close to the falls. The jetboat does the thrill seeker option...More

Thank Trent M
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

Nothing to dislike. A very relaxing & informative cruise to the falls. Still blue sparkling waters with fish and black swans, ducks A ling the way. Nigel was so interesting which helped to make the hour & half trip exceptional. Nice comfortable clean boat, tea/coffee...More

Thank shellshock04
Dave K, Manager at Huka Falls River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2017

Thanks for your comment we are glad you enjoyed your trip with us, enjoy your holiday

Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our river cruise. It's definitely not for those seeking adventure but if you're interested in a leisurely stroll down the river right up to the falls this is great. Also much better priced than the jet.

Thank G2603
Reviewed January 17, 2017

This boat cruise is full of scenic commentary along the Waikato River with all its wildlife taking you closet to the mighty Huka Falls. The photo opportunities are so up close and personal even more amazingly thundering! Complimentary hot drinks on board too. Very affordable...More

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Reviewed January 16, 2017

The river cruise was a great experience; the setting was amazing and Dave was a great guide, I would recommend this experience to people who are visiting Taupo.

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Really great trip down the waikato river to huka falls. The trip is 1hr 25mins to the falls and back taking in all the scenery and bird wildlife along the way. The falls are always exciting and great to view from a different perspective. Our...More

Thank russelljb
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MLYang
November 16, 2016|
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Response from Dave K | Property representative |
River is always calm, and we have had no problem with sea sickness
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Amanda Y
November 15, 2016|
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Response from Dave K | Property representative |
Toddlers are fine, there is also room for your stroller if required.
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Cam L
April 7, 2016|
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Response from Paul G | Reviewed this property |
They don't use an email address as they spend a lot of their time either on the water or the riverbank. They use a phone which redirects to the mobile they have at the riverbank. 0800 278336
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