The water that flows from Lake Taupo, rushes down the Waikato River at the Huka Falls which is one of the longest rivers in New Zealand. At the Huka Falls on the North Island of New Zealand, the Waikato River squeezes through a 20 meter wide gorge and over a 20 meter drop.Every second there is up to 250,000 cubic meters of water that roars through the gorge and ends up in a beautiful bluish green pool. The Waikato River is normally about 100 meters wide but narrows as it crosses over a hard volcanic ledge. This produces a mass volume of water in a small space which creates falls and rapids of fascinating beauty.There is a foot bridge at the top of the Huka Falls which gives tourists a prime position to view this incredible display of water from the Waikato River. After watching this amazing display at the Huka Falls, follow an easy one hour trail walk that starts where the river is still calm and wide.There are a few great vantage points where you can watch the Huka Falls and take some magnificent photographs. It is an amazing sight in New Zealand to see while vacationing on the South Island.Huka Falls along the Waikato River, Wairakei Park, near Taupo, North Island, New Zealand.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/100 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 52mm.
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