Ernest Kemp

Scenic cruise to the Maori Rock Carvings on Lake Taupo aboard our Replica Steam Boat. Cruises depart twice daily in winter period at 10:30am and 2pm, three times daily in Daylights Savings at 10:30am, 2pm and 5pm.

$35.00 - $40.00
$10.00 - $15.00

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We offer insightful commentary aboard the Ernest Kemp detailing the lake, carvings, township of Taupo, the Ernest Kemp itself and surrounding significant landmarks.

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Complimentary hot beverages are provided alongside cookies on every cruise,tasty light provision menu provided, full licensed bar.

Located at the Ferry Road/Redoubt Street boat harbour at berth 2, come in and see us in the black booking office at 65 Redoubt Street, Taupo.


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Physical address

Ernest Kemp, 65 Redoubt Street, Berth 2 Taupo Marina, Taupo, Lake Taupo, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Booking office Winter 9.30am to 3pm (Summer 9.00am to 5.00pm)
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
8km to Taupo Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
1 minute walk to terminal, located infront of us
Proximity to town:
600m to town centre

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $35.00 - $40.00
(15 year(s) and under)
$10.00 - $15.00
Other charges:
Pre - School Free
Further pricing information:
Prices are as follows: $40 Adults (winter special $35) $35 Seniors $15 Children (aged 5-16) Free for under 5's $99 Family Pass (2 adults, up to 3 children)

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