Huka Falls River Cruises

Waikato River, New Zealand’s longest river, is home to the most visited natural attraction in the country – Huka Falls. The best way to experience this mesmerising natural phenomenon is to take a cruise tour with Huka Falls River Tours, enjoying unmatched views, up-close and personal, from the comfort of a boat.

How can I see Huka Falls?

The best way to experience New Zealand's most visited natural attraction is with Huka Falls River Cruises - take a tour along the waters of the Waikato River to get spectacular views of the waters crashing into the streams below, from the comfort of a boat and with all the information you'll need from their informative guides.

Huka Falls deposits a staggering quarter of a million litres of water per second – you’ll hear the roars and rumbles of the water crashing into the ravine below, long before you lay your eyes on this breath-taking current. On your tour, you’ll cruise along the Waikato River to Huka Falls, admiring crystal clear waters, native birdlife, natural hot streams and ancient forests along the way as your experienced and informative guides share the fascinating stories and geology of the area. Capture incredible photos and enjoy spectacular views from the open-air deck and viewing platforms, as the boat approaches the falls – close enough to feel the sprays of it’s waters on your face.

No trip to the North Island would be complete without visiting this remarkable waterfall, so book your place now with Huka Falls River Cruise to explore it the right way!

  • Adult NZ$42, child NZ$15, Under 5’s FREE.
  • Dog’s permitted on board.
  • Check here for their cruise departure times.
  • Cruise duration is 1 hr 20 mins.
  • Complimentary tea and coffee offered on board.
  • Huka Falls is only a five minutes’ drive Taupo town centre.
  • If you want to see more, you can also walk to the falls along the Huka Falls to Spa Thermal Park track, offering fantastic views and a free hot soak in the springs!



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