Huka Falls Walk

Huka Falls Walk


6 Rankers Reviews

4 Face-to-Face

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350 m return | 10 minutes return

This short walk is the direct way to see the Huka Falls, without any uneccesary walking.

A massive amount of water is squeezed through a very small gap. Always mesmerising.


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DOC Central North Island

Central government organisation


North IslandTaupo RegionTaupo


  • Walking
  • Free


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Helna Saumanova

Czech Republic

Ranking: 9/10

Wonderful water sight, plenty of space, too many people.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Lucie Revay

Ranking: 9/10

Amazing waterfall, spectacular blue colour of the water. Very crowded near the waterfall.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Theresa Huelk


Ranking: 3/10

Very disappointing. Too many people just ruined it. Maybe if you get there as soon as the gates open it could be really cool.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Dave Lamb


Ranking: 6/10

Lots of water goes into a small space creating powerful white water experience for the crazy kayaks daring to take the plunge.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Lee Farrington

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

We stopped here on our way passing through and are glad that we did! For just a quick 10 minute walk you can be at the bottom of the waterfall admiring the full force of the falls. We didn't do it but there are also boat trips that speed towards the bottom of the falls, looked fun!

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Denise Albrecht


Ranking: 9/10

Nice blue water, good lookout point.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2012

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Cymen Crick

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