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Bookme ReviewSail Barbary - Eco Sailing to the Maori Rock Carvings Posted by Valmai from New Zealand on 11 Jul 2019

  • Valmai said... Thumbs up from us!! We set sail from the harbour on a beautiful big sail boat. The guide has witty banter and is knowledgeable about his area. We sailed for an hour and a quarter, the time "sailed" by. A very chill vibe on-board. The rock is kinda cool, but for me was a "bonus" sighting because I enjoyed the ride there so much, on a big sailboat on a big lake to see a big (carved) rock. The water was gorgeous, crystal blue and clean, well done Taupō. We got a hot chocolate and a chocolate fish, when we got to the rock, how perfect!! The sail back was great, the boat driver (captain?? *Please excuse my lack of boaty terminology, I'm a land loving kinda gal)) had a sailing playlist we (the passengers) all contributed to, so that was kinda personalised and fun for me! Our sailing had a handful of people and we were pretty much the only vehicle on the lake so it felt quite exclusive, I loved it. The experience of going on a sail boat was new for my family, we all enjoyed it. Good value for money, and words from our 7 year old .. "Totally worth it".

    Totally worth it! Totally worth it!
    Don't rock the boat baby, don't tip the boat over... Don't rock the boat baby, don't tip the boat over...
    Hot chocolate and choccy fish. Hot chocolate and choccy fish.

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    Step aboard and join us for a sail on New Zealand's only commercially operated electric yacht–zero emissions, no noise or fumes

    Step aboard and join us for a sail on New Zealand's only commercially operated electric yacht–zero emissions, no noise or fumes

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