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Taupo Kayaking Adventures - Maori Rock Carving Adventure

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Come and experience one of Taupo's best tourist attractions, the Maori Rock Carvings and more, in a unique kayaking trip with memories that will last a lifetime!

Come and experience one of Taupo's best tourist attractions, the Maori Rock Carvings and more, in a unique kayaking trip with memories that will last a lifetime!

Highlights

  • Experience one of Taupo's best loved attractions by kayak
  • Experienced guides and informative commentary
  • Gourmet refreshments
Departing from the beautiful Acacia Bay, you will glide over crystal clears waters, underneath lush native bush and past imposing cliffs and dazzling inlets, only accessible by kayak, before arriving at the carvings at Mine Bay.

The impressive 15 metre high carvings, painstakingly carved over a number of years, are a true testament to the skills and knowledge of Maori that were passed through the generations.

Your informative and friendly guide will explain the cultural significance of these amazing works of art to the lake and surrounding areas while you take it all in underneath them.

Enjoy gourmet refreshments before taking a dip in New Zealand's largest lake. For those that don't want to get wet, simply sit back, relax and take in the outstanding views.

We use quality double kayaks for our tours that are safe and easy to use and our tours are fully guided so no experience is necessary.


Come and experience one of Taupo's best tourist attractions and more in a unique kayaking trip with memories that will last a lifetime!

Adult $135.00
Child $120.00 (Up to 17 years inclusive)

What's included

  • Full instruction
  • Top quality kayaking equipment
  • Gourmet refreshments
  • Transport from/to Taupo Information Centre - 30 Tongatiro St, Taupo

Notes

  • Duration: 3 hours on the water, 4 hours for the whole experience

    Restrictions: Suitable for ages 12 and over, with a reasonable level of fitness required

    Meeting Location: Unit 2 876 Acacia Bay Road, Acacia Bay, Taupo

Available Bookings from 14 Apr to 27 Apr 2024

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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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angiz from Germany wrote on 22 March 2024

Amazing tour!

Oliver was a great guide! The tour was amazing and fun. It was a rough day with a lot of wind but we had a little motor attached on the kayak supporting us. Would definitely recommend.

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mikeyu from New Zealand wrote on 15 October 2022

chill and friendly guide, great kayaks, nice lake

the battery powered kayaks were great as we don't know how to kayak well

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breannat1 from New Zealand wrote on 18 March 2021

Awesome experience

We had a fantastic tour guide with good experience and shared interesting Maori stories.

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Francesco Marziali from Italy wrote on 19 December 2020

Relaxing day on the lake

Perfect way to spend half day in Taupo! Beautiful lake and really friendly guides.

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melissad4 from New Zealand wrote on 28 October 2020

Wonderful experience

My husband and I loved our Kayaking trip. Very knowledgeable guide, would highly recommend.

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