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Huka Falls River Cruise

Aratiatia Dam Carpark, Taupo, New Zealand
+64 800 278 336
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Thanks Jordan

Visited Hukka falls today on the cruise boat. Jordan was a great host the cruise went for about 50... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
THE LEGENDARY G
Very relaxing cruise

Visited Hukka falls today on the cruise boat. Simon was a great host the cruise went for about 1... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kristie W
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Aratiatia Dam Carpark, Taupo, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited Hukka falls today on the cruise boat. Jordan was a great host the cruise went for about 50 mins. There's is plenty of indoor and outdoor seating. Toilet, tea and coffee available on board. It take aprox 45mins to get to Falls you get...More

Thank THE LEGENDARY G
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Dave K, Owner at Huka Falls River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your comments, will pass this message onto Jordan.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Hukka falls today on the cruise boat. Simon was a great host the cruise went for about 1 and a half hours. There's is plenty of indoor and outdoor seating. Toilet, tea and coffee available on board. It take aprox 45mins to get to...More

1  Thank Kristie W
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Dave K, Manager at Huka Falls River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Kristie for your great comments/feed back, glad you enjoyed cruising with us and hopefully have some wonderful photo memos.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very relaxing way to ride the river. Informative cruise about local attractions and highlight was getting up close to Huka Falls (3 times) and allowing us plenty of time for photos. Will be recommending this to friends and family as its certainly value for...More

Thank JoyTony1955
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Dave K, Manager at Huka Falls River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your positive feed back, glad you got some great photos to remind you of your cruise and the mighty Huka Falls. Look forward to getting yourselves or your family and friends cruising with us in the near future. Cheers

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a bargain $39.00 for an hour half on the river, captain was great and took the boat right up to the falls so you feel the spray in your face.

Thank wilsonnm17
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Dave K, Manager at Huka Falls River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are a family operated business and try our hardest to remain a good value for money product for everyone, thanks for your feedback

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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous time on this cruise! The captain was very friendly and engaging. Our three children had a ball and even got to drive the boat which for them was a massive highlight! The falls are quite impressive and you get closer to...More

Thank Kelly Q
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Dave K, Manager at Huka Falls River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your comments, we are glad your children enjoyed themselves as well and got to join in the fun/experience

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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We had the most fantastic time on this boat cruise! We took our 11 month old who slept through the whole thing - it’s such a relaxing ride. It was just the three of us so we where worried the boat wouldn’t leave, but instead...More

Thank Madeline S
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Dave K, Manager at Huka Falls River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018

Thanks for the great comments, glad you enjoyed your cruise with us, hope to see you again one day when your little one is a bit bigger and can take it all in too.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

A far more peaceful way to get to the Hukka falls. But, just as exciting when you get there, commentary on the way is fantastic as was all the company on board on that day.

Thank laurakL3014HH
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Dave K, Manager at Huka Falls River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We love it when the customers converse well with each other, and share there unique experiences, glad you enjoyed cruising with us

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much Simon for providing our group of 7 with a Taupo trip highlight. So accommodating, really interesting facts and great value. Would recommend to all - perfect tour.

Thank Csulli91
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Dave K, Owner at Huka Falls River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thanks for your great feedback, glad you had a fabulous weekend, and that we helped make it so.

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

When we first arrived in Taupo we went on the walking tour of Huka Falls. The whole country is amazing so to say anything less about the falls would be an understatement. After a few days we heard about Dave who has been running on...More

Thank Marilyn M
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Dave K, Owner at Huka Falls River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thanks for the great comments glad you enjoyed the cruise and the fantastic Huka Falls.

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Fantastic time, Simon! Relaxing cruise, lots of good info. Got nice and close to the falls! Look forward to coming back for a guided trout fishing excursion!

Thank BigMaar
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Dave K, Manager at Huka Falls River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Glad you enjoyed it, I’ll pass comments on to Simon cheers

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MLYang
17 November 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
16 November 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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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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