Hike to Huka Falls

Rate this Adventure New Zealand Spa Thermal Park

  • Activities:

    Photography, Swimming, Hiking

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Year Round

  • Trail Type:

    Out-and-Back

  • RT Distance:

    3.7 Miles

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Hot Springs
River
Waterfall

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.

Pack List

  • Walking shoes
  • Water
  • Camera
  • Swimming Suit
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Lauren SchustermanExplorer

Law student at the University of Michigan. Born and raised in Boulder, CO. In love with the outdoors and all it has to offer.

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