Top Choice Waterfall in Taupo

Huka Falls

Clearly signposted and with a car park and kiosk, these falls mark where NZ’s longest river, the Waikato, is slammed into a narrow chasm, making a dramatic 10m drop into a surging pool. From the footbridge you can s…
Waterfall in Taupo

Aratiatia Rapids

Two kilometres off SH5, this was a spectacular part of the Waikato River until the government plonked a hydroelectric dam across the waterway, shutting off the flow. The spectacle hasn’t disappeared completely, with…