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“Thunderous Release of Water”
Review of Aratiatia Rapids

Aratiatia Rapids
Ranked #2 of 69 things to do in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 10 March 2012

Unbelievable volume's of water released four times a day.Worth the wait until the water is released and fills the various sections before continuing on to the next, magnificent aqua blue colour of pristine water. Camera a must.

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Reviewed 20 February 2012

A impressive place to see how water is used for producing energy. Go to the top where you have the best view.

Thank Jeroen S
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Reviewed 20 February 2012

Dam opened 4 times a day, try to make an opening time.although you can see everything from the bridge it is better from the far viewing point ,far more impressive and only 4 mins walk away.

Thank Ann R
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Reviewed 19 February 2012

Amazing to see the river fill with water when the dam is opened.

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Reviewed 17 February 2012

It was amazing to see each pool fill up and overflow until the rapids formed. So, so interesting. It is free and there is parking and a very short walk to the viewing points.

Thank Devon S
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