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“Great boat ride”

Huka Falls River Cruise
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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great boat ride”
Reviewed September 2, 2013

Whilst visiting Taupo we decided to do the Huka Falls boat cruise and we are glad we did. We had good weather so it was a nice ride up the river to the falls with a very good commentary. Once at the falls we got quite close to the falls and had plenty of time to get some great pictures, especially on the unique platform at the front of the boat. A good way to view the falls especially if you don't fancy the speed boat option.

Visited May 2013
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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great Trip”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

What a great family ride. Dave, our guide, made the trip interesting for all ages, and the excitement of being right at the bottom of the Huka Falls was awesome. Lovely photo opportunities. Dave gave us plenty of time at the Falls and make the ride one of the best. No, it is not a fast, thrilling ride, but one that the littlies could enjoy and also very good value for the money spent.

Visited August 2013
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Taupo, New Zealand
1 review
“Fundraiser with an awesome team”
Reviewed August 15, 2013

Hey Dave and Steve, thank you so much for your huge support of Taupo Parents Centre today. Our fundraiser with you was brilliant this morning. We had an amazing 1.5hrs time relaxing, learning about the river and having fun. Thanks for donating your boat and your time. Stopping at Hot Water Beach to let us draw our prizes was an treat to get up close with the river banks. Could have sat there for hours enjoying the river (and the bubbles!) Thanks again from Catriona, Michelle Davies, Helen Brosnan and the Taupo Parents Centre team....

Visited August 2013
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Aberdeen, Scotland
Level 6 Contributor
352 reviews
159 attraction reviews
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“Cancelled cruise”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

I'd love to be able to give this activity a review excpet despite changing our plans significantly to be able to do the 10.30am cruise it was cancelled with no advanced notice! We could have hung around for 2 hours to do the next one (and were going to be getting something off it) but there was nothing round about to do and we didn't fancy sitting in a car park for a couple of hours.

If there'd been something on their website/Facebook page we'd have been able to re-plan our day so we could do the lunchtime cruise instead. :(

Visited July 2013
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Dave K, Owner at Huka Falls River Cruise, responded to this review, August 1, 2013
We apologise for any inconvenience. As you showed up without booking you have highlighted that we need to add "Please phone to book and confirm your cruise time" on our web page. We already have this printed on our brochure and on our signage at our operation.
Thanks for your comment. Dave
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Sisters Beach
1 review
“Holiday”
Reviewed June 23, 2013

A great way to see Huka falls. Great value for money for all the family and Dave the tour guide obviously loves his job as it shows. Great chance for photo opportunites along the way. Highly recomend this on your holiday

Visited June 2013
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