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Huka Falls
Huka Falls

Huka Falls

9.19 reviews
Hiking and Nature, Waterfall
Ranked #1 in Taupo things to do
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Taupo 3377, New Zealand
+64 7-376 0072
http://www.hukafalls.com/
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Huka Falls is a bottleneck of the Waikato River that creates a fast flowing waterfall. There are short hiking paths and several lookouts on either side of the river. There's a ... Read more
small parking lot with a small gift shop and visitor's center.

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San Francisco, California, USA

Huka Falls is simply stunning. It's easy to get to and there's no charge to see the falls or to park near them. The color is such a beautiful hue of blue. Love that visiting the Falls was so simple and free.

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New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Huka Falls, located only minutes outside of the bustling town of Lake Taupo, is one of the top natural tourist attractions in the North Island. Nearly 40 feet tall, the waterfall flows into the Waikato River. And with miles of walking and biking trails surrounding the falls, all offering great views, the falls make the perfect half day or day trip from nearby Taupo.

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Clear blue water! Definitely a must-see spot while you're at Taupo! And if you're a fan of artsy stuff, you're definitely at the right place!

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The Huka Falls are a set of waterfalls on the Waikato River that drains to Lake Taupo in New Zealand. It is the most visited scenic reserve in the country.

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New York City, New York State, USA

Huka is the Maori word for foam, which is what the water looks like as it squeezes through the narrow fall passages just outside of Taupo. You can view the falls from either platforms or boat tours.

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New York City, New York State, USA
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Huka Falls is a bottleneck of the Waikato River that creates a fast flowing waterfall. There are short hiking paths and several lookouts on either side of the river.

There's a small parking lot with a small gift shop and visitor's center.

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