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About Huka Falls River Cruise
Experience the best views of New Zealand’s most visited natural attraction, Huka Falls with Huka Falls River Cruise. Enjoy incredible views of this spectacular waterfall in comfort with Huka Falls River Cruise’s purpose-built river boat. Sit back and relax as we glide along the Waikato River, New Zealand’s longest river, to Huka Falls. Experience the crystal clear water, birdlife, natural hot streams and the native tree-lined bush with our informative local guides. Enjoy the views and capture the best photos from our open-air large rear deck and front viewing platforms. We bring you so close to the falls that you can feel the spray on your face. The river is always calm so we can operate our family friendly, 1 hour 20 minute cruise in all weather. Complimentary tea and coffee is available in the comfortable inside seating area. Watch the opening of the Aratiatia Dam to create spectacular rapids before or after your cruise.
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John P wrote a review 24 Jun
Wellington, New Zealand16 contributions3 helpful votes
A great way to spend a couple of hours on the Waikato River, the skipper was good value and had a great knowledge of the river, apart from pointing out places of interest along the way the boat goes right into the area below the might Huka Falls, this is a good opportunity to get some good photos
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Date of experience: June 2022
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sampatch2015 wrote a review May 2022
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam6 contributions1 helpful vote
Lovely chilled way to see the falls and hear about the flora and fauna along the river. My husband has difficulty walking but the owner was very helpful getting us onto the boat and making sure he was comfortable. Timings allow you to see the dam open before or after your trip
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Date of experience: May 2022
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Kiwitravellors wrote a review May 2022
Acacia Bay, New Zealand14 contributions26 helpful votes
Informative and knowledgeable skipper. The cruise was comfortable and I was able to take my dogs. The skipper knew each passengers name or where they were from and made the cruise very personal and interactive. Of course a beautiful autumn day added to the experience
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Date of experience: May 2022
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AnnaNZPorirua wrote a review Apr 2022
Porirua, New Zealand133 contributions58 helpful votes
Great cruisy ride down the Waikato River to the base of Huka Falls. Very friendly, patient and knowledgeable guide. Awesome to see so many kayakers go down the falls. Very cost effective trip for a family to get out on the river
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Date of experience: April 2022
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StaceyCheer wrote a review Apr 2022
Arapuni, New Zealand145 contributions80 helpful votes
What a fab way to see the Huka Falls, it doesn't get much closer than this! A very pleasant, relaxing cruise with a very knowledgeable and friendly Captain Dave! Would highly recommend this activity for an easy, entertaining Taupo tour.
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Date of experience: April 2022
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