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| Huka Falls Road, Taupo, New Zealand
+64 7-376 0072
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So breathtaking to see the beautiful blue water hurtling through this narrow passageway. Well worth the stop!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mk256
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The walk from Taupo out to the falls takes less than an hour and is well worth the effort. Along the way you can bathe in the river where it is joined by hot spring water - a most pleasant experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank newinncottage
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the area early one morning to beat the crowds. The falls themselves were stunning in their beauty and volume. It was certainly easy to get to and we had no issues with parking. There are also toilet facilities near the small shop. This...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Patricia1209
Reviewed 3 days ago

We walked from (and back again) Spa Park to the falls, about an hour or so. A very pleasant way to start the day. Seeing the power of the water through the falls always thrills. Not spectacular in terms of height but in terms of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Glen E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Huka Falls was on our “must do” list when visiting the North Island of New Zealand recently. It was awe- inspiring in the cleanliness of the colour of the water and awesome in the rush of it through the rock walls. This area of NZ...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Suzanne2477
Reviewed 4 days ago

Just follow the “brown signs” on the highway to the Huka Falls parking area. Just a two minute walk from your car takes you to a bridge over the Waikato River gorge that drains Lake Taupo. Two more minutes as you follow the path to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ron1733
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Been many times, it never looses its greatness, don’t expect Niagara / Victoria Falls though. Good mountain biking and walking tracks around the location. If you like the outdoors allow 2 - 3 hours, if your a regular tourist allow 20 minutes for a few...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gkokosavory
Reviewed 5 days ago

Huka falls are a great place to visit, particularly with a disabled mother in law. Short walk to beauty.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BrettnDenise
Reviewed 6 days ago

Totally mesmerising experience. A never ending roar of the waterfall captures your interest from the car park Great vantage viewing platform offers uninterrupted views of the power the fall has The different shades of blue water amongst the whitewash crashing onto the rocks was unbelievable...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joe M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice easy walk down to the falls which took around 15 minutes but you can do it faster or slower depends on your abilities.

Date of experience: December 2018
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June 24, 2018|
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Response from rachtrex | Reviewed this property |
The intercity bus stop is in the centre of Taupo town hooka falls is worth seeing and its free to visit
May 3, 2018|
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Response from GinaDig | Reviewed this property |
There’s no entry fee. The only charge would be to use the toilet facilities. .50c Enjoy!
August 4, 2016|
Response from JENNIFER J | Reviewed this property |
That's a shame. Lots of great places to see though.