Location to watch the spectacular Aratiatia Rapids.
Two kilometres off SH5, this was a spectacular part of the Waikato River until the government plonked a hydroelectric dam across the...
Huka Falls River Cruise
For a photo-friendly ride, this boat offers a relaxed jaunt (80 minutes) from Aratiatia Dam to Huka Falls.
Nga Awa Purua Rd · interesting places nearby
Rapids Jet information
This sensational 35-minute ride shoots along the lower part of the Aratiatia Rapids – rivalling boat trips to Huka Falls for thrills. The boat departs from the end of the access road to the Aratiatia lookouts. Go down Rapids Rd and then turn into Nga Awa Purua Rd.