The Huka Falls are an impressive set of waterfalls along the Waikato River and a popular tourist attraction. In fact, it is the most visited and photographed natural attraction in New Zealand! Located a short distance north of Taupo Town, in the Taupo region, the thundering Huka Falls is 11 metres high, flowing with enough water to fill one Olympic sized swimming pool in 11 seconds! more
Huka means foam in Maori and you will understand why it’s called the Huka Falls when you get there. The amazing, crystal clear blue waters will definitely take your breath away. There are a few viewing platforms around the Huka Falls which allows you to take in the mighty falls from all angles.
The Huka Falls is also accessible via a walking or biking track from Spa Park.
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Mobile-friendly - Craters of the Moon is a walk with a difference; a unique and memorable experience for young and old. Bubbling craters and steam vents, explosion craters and colourful soils. Explore geothermal areas often wreathed in clouds of steam from the heat just below your feet!
Mobile-friendly - Choose from hundreds of tracks and trails across New Zealand to walk, cycle, horse ride or more! Maps, photos, descriptions and all the information you need to find your next adventure, wherever you are. The NZ Walking Access Commission is the government’s expert agency on public access to the outdoors.
Mobile-friendly - Hukafalls Jet is the only jet boat company permitted to take you to the base of the mighty Huka Falls, New Zealand's most visited natural attraction! You'll travel at an incredible 80km an hour and along the way our trademark 360 degree spins will leave you with a beaming smile and a heart pumping with adrenaline.
Enjoy a peaceful, private and relaxed environment just minutes from Lake Taupo and the world-renowned Huka Falls. Nestled amongst landscaped gardens and vineyard, sit our spacious self-contained villas. The ultimate venue with onsite Chapel and landscaped grounds for wedding ceremonies, superb range of function rooms for any conference or event, delicious catering and tranquil accommodation.
New Zealand's only prawn fishing park is packed full of fun activities for the whole family. Catch as many prawns as you can, and eat anything you catch! Take a guided tour and hand-feed baby prawns. Explore the extensive park, play on the aqua trike & pedal boats. The Riverside Restaurant serves delicious meals with a stunning view.
New Zealand guided walking adventures. We are a specialist adventure tour company with decades of experience running small-group tours with the best Kiwi guides. Enjoy hikes on the Milford, Routeburn and Hollyford Tracks plus Mt Cook and Arthurs Pass. See more on our website.
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