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“Attraction great - facilities rubbish”
Review of Huka Falls tracks

Huka Falls tracks
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Taupo Adventure Combo Tour including Scenic Helicopter Flight
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Taupo Adventure Combo: Jet Boat Ride and Whitewater Rafting
Ranked #1 of 68 things to do in Taupo
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Halesowen
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“Attraction great - facilities rubbish”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

Stopped here for break from long drive. The falls were beautiful but whatever you do don't use the cafe/hut there. We went and asked for coffee and were served what I can only describe as poison. The man served us "coffee" in a can which we had already paid for whilst telling us he was not allowed to make us coffee normally as he was told he could not apparently poison customers. Guess what - the can tasted like it would do exactly that. It was one you shook to make it warm mixing God knows what chemicals in there to make it do that and it was full of sugar. I found the fact that you had no choice as to whether you had sugar in your coffee totally circumvented and was not told this before buying this drink masquerading as coffee! If you value your health and taste buds do not buy from this hut.

Visited March 2013
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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“Wow - amazing waterfalls”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

We saw this both ways - by boat from the dam [a worthwhile trip] and by walking from Taupo [highly recommended]. A really good photo opportunity

Visited February 2013
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United Kingdom
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“Long Walk”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

Walked along the riverside from Taupo. Should have taken bathing costumes to jump in where the hot spring enters just at the end of the park. On a hot day you'll need a good level of fitness to do the walk. Alternatively drive there and do the 50yds from the car park!

Visited February 2013
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Wanganui, New Zealand
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“A good time”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

Great experience with an excellent guide who has great insight into the area and offers information without being over bearing.Wonderful journey

Visited March 2013
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Pittsburgh
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“Incredible natural beauty”
Reviewed March 22, 2013

The river flows through a narrow pass where the water is channeled into a high volume waterfall, shooting out an icy blue and white waterfall. The thundering sound is beautiful. We enjoyed a 2 mile hike to get to the falls, although you can also park right beside the falls.

Visited March 2013
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