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A short drive out of Taupo will bring you to Huka Falls. These Falls are a short walk from the car... read more

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Gold Coast, Australia
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Hula falls is just beautiful. There is plenty of opportunities to take really good photos. Parking... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ipswich, Australia
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Huka Falls Rd, Taupo, Hinuera, New Zealand
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I have never done the full walk but have stopped a couple times to look at the falls. it is a short walk into the path to get to the cool park so this does not need to be a huge investment of time

1  Thank Eric P
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We quickly popped into this very very popular site. There were a lot of tourists and with a short 10 minute walk well worth checking out. Please note there is no free public toilet on site- there is a $2 charge to use the toilet...More

1  Thank dragonflycairns
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A short drive out of Taupo will bring you to Huka Falls. These Falls are a short walk from the car park and although they are not a huge water fall, the sheer volume of water and the spectacular colours of the water are amazing....More

Thank cromartylass
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hula falls is just beautiful. There is plenty of opportunities to take really good photos. Parking and entry is free. Can get quite busy but worth the visit.

Thank v_milham
Reviewed 5 days ago

Others have described the falls well ... the constant rush and pounding of the water and its utter blueness are simply mesmerizing. This is not a "Niagra Falls" but a venturi flow in a wonderful setting. We stopped off on our drive up to Rotorua...More

Thank HawaiianBlues
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Personally I could watch these falls for hours. Gorgeous blue waters and fierce looking rapids. Free and worth doing along with aratiatia dam (check the times for opening). Free car park and some really good walking and biking tracks as well.

Thank mrossiter21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Huka falls are wonderful to watch, we parked just beyond the main car park and there is a 15 minute walk down so you get a different view which is better and less crowded, we then took the yellow walk down towards Taupo- this...More

Thank HelenQM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited the Hula falls a few times over the years, and it has been some since my last visit, but it never gets tired. Costs nothing unless you want the toilet, that's a new addition!! Stunning scenery, in the past parking has been...More

Thank subee40
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The power and awe of this special place hits you straight away. Such an easy to access landmark, free, easy parking and good walk track (10mins). Recommend a visit to see raw power of the falls in this unique landmark. Respect to mother nature.

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to Huka falls after first visit in year 2014. We heard roaring sound of falls from distance and our memories revived. I was thrilled to see turquoise water gushing 9.0 meters down from Taupo lake to Waikato River.

Thank bakulmaster
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A must-see when in Taupo or Rotorua. Just 50 mins drive from Rotorua or a 10 mins drive from Taupo. Walk around a bit and be surprised by the amount of blue water falling down! At the end of the day, the light is often...More

Thank Matty B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Perhaps we’ve been spoiled by seeing so many nice waterfalls around New Zealand, but this one was surprising in so far as it was ridiculously busy - hundreds of people - for what is in summary just “a pretty good waterfall”. Good colour and volume...More

Thank 730dan
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