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Huka Falls River Cruise

Aratiatia Dam Carpark, Taupo, New Zealand
+64 800 278 336
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Magnificent trip!

This is a must see and is suitable for all ages and abilities. You cruise to the falls and along... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Judi P
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Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
A great way to see the falls!

My partner and I really enjoyed this cruise. The captain Dave was very information about the local... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nicole D
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Melbourne, Australia
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LOCATION
Aratiatia Dam Carpark, Taupo, New Zealand
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Aratiatia Dam Carpark, Taupo, New Zealand
+64 800 278 336
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see and is suitable for all ages and abilities. You cruise to the falls and along the way your driver gives you the most entertaining in depth commentary of the area and all it's treasures from fauna fish and the incredible...More

Thank Judi P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I really enjoyed this cruise. The captain Dave was very information about the local area and the falls. He was great to talk to and was great with all ages. Even letting anyone who wanted to, to have a drive of the...More

Thank Nicole D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a wonderful trip. Seeing local birdlife and the captain was great at explaining the local area. So many things to see on the way to big Huka Falls. Captain made sure everyone got a photo opportunity under the falls themselves too.

Thank Tracey P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This 90 minute boat ride allows you to take in the natural beauty of the Waikato River, with detailed commentary by Dave. The Hukafalls Jet boat will give you more adrenaline... but going on this cruise allows you much more time to enjoy the journey...More

Thank photo_AC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cruise is a slower paced 90 min river cruise going to the Huka Falls starting & returning at the Aratiatia Dam carpark. It is the only way you can stand above the turbulent white water & experience the awesome power of Huka Falls. The...More

Thank guestc461
Dave K, Owner at Huka Falls River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Cheers for your comments, have a great holiday.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Truely loved this experience. It was perfect for my young family. They got to sit by the open window and touch the water. The cruise was flat and relaxed. The guide was friendly and knowledgeable pointing out nature and wildlife along the way. We spent...More

Thank Hayley T
Dave K, Owner at Huka Falls River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

"EPIC COMMENT". Thanks for that. We are glad your young family enjoyed the cruise. Have a lovely holiday.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our 2 boys, 13 & 11. We were so pleased we took the cruise as we saw and learnt a lot about the area, river and falls. More than we would have had we only walked to the falls. The river is amazing...More

Thank Vanessa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had no intention of taking the fast-boat ride - but the people there motivated us to try it. And I must say that it was a memorable experience. The "pilot" of the fast-boat (he prefers to call himself that!!) was very experienced. he took...More

Thank Kuldip S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took an afternoon river cruise. The ride is at a space. Our skipper was so nice lots of information around the place. This is the closest way to see hukafalls. Highly Recommeded

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

Thanks for your comments, i hope you got some great photos when you were up right close to the falls.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hub and I took mr3 on this cruise! We all really enjoyed ourselves! Boat went right up to the huka falls to the white water. Could stand on the viewing deck and there was even tea and coffee onboard. The guide was really friendly, sharing...More

Thank laura307
Dave K, Owner at Huka Falls River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your great comments. Happy New Year to you and your family

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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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Cam L
7 April 2016|
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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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