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| Huka Falls Road, Taupo, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice place for a quick stop and a walk... busy in January 2019! Not great for strollers .. wear suitable footwear!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank roisin
Reviewed yesterday

It's a short 30min walk, but the views of the falls was great. There were a couple of nice photo spots. It is also not far from Aratiatia rapids where you can see the release of the water, so you could visit both on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rdreamer
Reviewed yesterday

It is amazing to see the full power and force of the water at these falls. The colour of the water is beautiful. Very picturesque. There a quite a view viewing areas to see the falls. We went to the falls after being at the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bobbie R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Almost an hour and a half walk from Taupo (each way). Lovely landscape on the way, easy walk, worthy to go and see Huka Waterfalls. Do not expect a high Waterfall, but amazing blue water colour.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Vi Q
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great few hiking trails with friends. Unfortunately the weather can change with short notice, one hike had 145km/hr winds and hit -10degrees. But we had a great time because we were prepared.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JohnWandereThomson
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The tracks are a good, easy walk to find amazingly clear water falls. Documented well as you go along.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank janemdwyer
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

At Huka Falls you can witness the phenomenon of natural hydro power with more than 220,000 litres of water per sec,barrelling over 11meter high waterfall,The previously placid waters roar and rumble at great speed along the ravine before bursting out over Huka Falls to crash into...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Huka Falls are a very impressive example of the force of nature in water. Forced between narrow rocks, the outflow powers onto the river below. The left trail is less crowded but has less intermediate viewpoints.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jules060617
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful walking, but the signage was not really good enough.The view from the lookout some distance away was spectacular

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank guy_from_downunder
Reviewed 5 days ago

Enjoyable walk to the falls. The path is very easy and everyone friendly. There are great spots to view the falls.

Date of experience: January 2019
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25 June 2018|
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Response from rachtrex | Reviewed this property |
The intercity bus stop is in the centre of Taupo town hooka falls is worth seeing and its free to visit
3 May 2018|
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Response from GinaDig | Reviewed this property |
There’s no entry fee. The only charge would be to use the toilet facilities. .50c Enjoy!
5 August 2016|
Response from JENNIFER J | Reviewed this property |
That's a shame. Lots of great places to see though.