Hike to Huka Falls

Rate this Adventure New Zealand Spa Thermal Park

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.

Pack List

  • Walking shoes
  • Water
  • Camera
  • Swimming Suit
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Hiking, Photography, Swimming

Skill Level:



Year Round

Trail Type:



3.7 Miles


Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Hot Springs

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Added by Lauren Schusterman

College student at UCLA. Born and raised in Boulder, CO. In love with the outdoors and all it has to offer.

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