Directions to Aratiatia Rapids?

Aratiatia Rapids are located on the Waikato River, downstream of Lake Taupo, about 16km from Taupo town centre.

Central Taupo to Aratiatia Rapids

Rotorua to Aratiatia Rapids

Walk or mountain bike to Aratiatia Rapids via Huka Falls

There are stunning walking and mountain biking tracks along the Waikato River from Taupo town centre to Aratiatia Rapids and Dam. The trails start at Spa Thermal Park in Taupo. You can start or finish your walk or bike ride with a swim in the natural hot pool here called Otumuheke Stream.

For more information on Mountain Biking – More bike info

Walk Aratiatia Carpark to view point – More info

Walk Huka falls to Aratiatia Rapids – More info