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| Huka Falls Road, Taupo, New Zealand
+64 7-376 0072
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great sight with some lovely walks all around and cafe plus toilets. Easy to combine with the many other sights nearby.

Thank vanessacM6802GF
Reviewed yesterday

So many people of varying ages come to see these falls, little children look in awe of the power of the water. How the gates lift and little by little the water flows, cascades and roars.

Thank AustraliaMardi
Reviewed 2 days ago

From the viewing deck built for visitors, one gets to see more rapids than a huge waterfall, but do take the trek along the falls to walk upstream to the thermal park for a more complete experience. Or shell out some serious money to stay...More

Thank VeronicaLiew610
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice place for a stopover on the way down to taupo. A scenic spot for nice pictures to be taken and for trails. Only thing I found ridiculous is charging 50 cents for use of the toilet.

Thank JC19751975
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Started the hike from Taupo and ended up at the gorgeous Huka falls. About half way there made a stop at the thermal natural spring (free of charge) and soaked in the warm waters, which offered a nice break. The Huka falls are a really...More

Thank ErikaH1802
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I - both retired - walked from the Spa Thermal Park. The route is clearly marked and easy to follow and the track is well maintained though quite undulating. The scenery is beautiful all the way and the falls are quite spectacular-...More

Thank rogerf564
Reviewed 6 days ago

Short walk to the falls all on level ground. Several lookouts to see these amazing falls. They are very different to anything I have seen before

Thank MargaretC60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Free parking, well maintained track and viewing points. Offers lots of longer hikes & trails to suit all abilities.

Thank Debs P
Reviewed 1 week ago

These falls are not big drops but the vast amount of water that is being pushed down them is astounding. There is some good information boards on site for you to read. The falls are free viewing to the public.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely walks along the falls and river! Great thing to do for free if you’re travelling on a budget! The falls look incredible!

Thank Radhika P
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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.