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| Huka Falls Road, Taupo, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A little hike from Taupo, looks very nice and I would love to do it again. One of the best looking waterfalls I have seen yet.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tjarkt2018
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You will be blown away by this natural beauty. Well worth a look. Easy free parking and well maintained footpath. Remember to take your camera

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jane R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the falls one afternoon. It was a pleasant walk from the carpark. The force of the water is amazing. The pictures taken are spectacular as are the falls and surrounds. I thoroughly recommend a visit because you will be pleasantly surprised. One can...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bertoncello
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Even though you can drive straight there we really enjoyed walking the spa track (1 hr each way approx). Don’t forget your swimmers for the natural thermal spa near the beginning.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank karenhM1146NH
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This should be the number 1 thing to do in Taupo. It is such a beautiful track. Bring swimmers as there are swimming spots along the way.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank shukran_habibi
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful view of the falls, the colours are out of this world and the speed of the water is phenominal. Great parking available and on level ground so great for all ages

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Audrey T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had not actually intended to tramp the full ten mile round trip from the harbour car park to the falls and certainly would have worn better shoes than my sandals to do this had I. However this walk is superb, well indicated, not too...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank PoshSod
Reviewed 6 days ago

When visiting Taupo this is a must see attraction.Yes it is a waterfall, but the water is crystal clear and the surroundings make the visit worth while.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really gives you a send of the power that the river has, we got it on a wet day but which I'm sure just added to the flow.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank WStewy92
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here today 15/02/19, for the first time in 50 Years. Still an amazing sight of nature. Well maintained and popular

Date of experience: February 2019
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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.