Hike to Huka Falls

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Distance

3.7 miles

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Added by Lauren Schusterman

Huka Falls is located extremely close to Taupo and offers an easy to do with people of any ability. Enjoy a beautiful waterfall and river and hot pools on the walk in.

This hike begins in the Spa Thermal Park and there is one clear path to follow. After a couple minutes there is a bridge that crosses over a small section of the lake. This section of the lake is formed by several hot pools and is a great place to swim for a bit. From here the trail continues along the left bank of the river. The trail is mostly flat but has occasional slight uphills and downhills.

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Photography
Swimming
Hiking
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Hot Springs
River
Waterfall

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4 months ago

Easy Access & Unreal Colors

Tourist destinations are tourist destinations for a reason! This stroll is easy to get to with a free spa for a treat, even if you're walking from town!

Must see

Huka falls is an easy walk, with a lot of pay off. I have never seen water like this anywhere in my lifetime, an absolutely insane and dangerous rapid. However very mesmerising to look at all the same!

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5.0/5

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