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Huka Falls River Cruise

Aratiatia Dam Carpark, Taupo, New Zealand
+64 800 278 336
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Fun and the best view of the falls!

This was a great cruise. It took about 1.5 hours round trip. The guide was friendly and very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tracy J
Thoroughly enjoyed it

Dave gave us a lovely cruise up to the Huka falls and gave us heaps of opportunity for photos he... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fiona M
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Hobart, Australia
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  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
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“huka falls” (133 reviews)
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LOCATION
Aratiatia Dam Carpark, Taupo, New Zealand
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+64 800 278 336

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great cruise. It took about 1.5 hours round trip. The guide was friendly and very knowledgeable about the area. Tea and coffee were available on the boat. The views from the river and at the base of the Huka Falls was aweseome....More

Thank Tracy J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dave gave us a lovely cruise up to the Huka falls and gave us heaps of opportunity for photos he also gave us insite into other attractions around the area that we may be interested in . This tour is a must.

Thank Fiona M
Dave K, Owner at Huka Falls River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hanks for the great comment, hope you enjoyed your stay in Taupo

Reviewed 18 May 2017

this was an excellent activity not only did our guide provide a clean and safe boat for us to travel he added very informative information on the surrounding we were passing along the way. great for kids of all ages and super fun.

Thank Rachelle L
Dave K, Manager at Huka Falls River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thanks for you review, we are glad you enjoyed cruising with us.

Reviewed 18 May 2017

this was by far the best value for money the guide was very nice and able to cater for special needs people , he made the whole trip fun and interesting for all on board

Thank Sally L
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We cruised upstream in a modern and comfortable boat. The owner provided a continuous informative commentary and pointed out many items of interest along the way. At the falls we were confronted by an impressive wall of water rushing through the aperture in the rocks...More

Thank Malcolm A
Reviewed 7 May 2017

A slow trip upstream to the falls, but was rewarded with a great view of the Huka Falls that you couldn't get from the numerous viewing spots along the river. Plenty of time spent at the foot of the falls for all those photo opportunities....More

Thank Matt T
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

A very pleasant cruise along the river to the Huka Falls. Great information about the area and the history. The boat is very comfortable and the cruise takes about 90 minutes. Plenty of photo opportunities once at the Falls.

Thank AUSGR81
Reviewed 29 April 2017

A lovely serene chug up the Huka River to the falls. Lots to see along the way with the Huka Falls at the end. I have always seen the Falls from the top, this was great to see from below and take the boat up...More

Thank Riotrioadventures
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I took the trip with my 10 year old son and we both really enjoyed it. Simon, the skipper, told us some interesting facts in a light-hearted way which added to the fun. This is a great way to see the falls. It's especially good...More

Thank Helen Y
Dave K, Manager at Huka Falls River Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thanks for your comments, we are glad you enjoyed your trip with us.

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

A pleasant 90 minutes cruising up the river taking in the sights. Reasonably priced and gives a different perspective of the Huka falls. The up close view highlights the power of the water. The skipper was friendly and knowledgeable of the area. The kids even...More

Thank Bob W
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MLYang
I get seasick quite easily. Will this be a problem on this river cruise? Really suffered on a jet boat ride a few years back.
17 November 2016|
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Response from Dave K | Property representative |
River is always calm, and we have had no problem with sea sickness
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Amanda Y
Is it ok to bring a toddler On this cruise?
16 November 2016|
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Response from Dave K | Property representative |
Toddlers are fine, there is also room for your stroller if required.
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Cam L
Do you guys have a contact email address? I'm trying to confirm a booking for 2 people. 10:30am 23/04/2016.
7 April 2016|
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Response from Paul G | Reviewed this property |
They don't use an email address as they spend a lot of their time either on the water or the riverbank. They use a phone which redirects to the mobile they have at the riverbank. 0800 278336
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