Sail Barbary Eco Sailing - Lake Taupo

Explore Lake Taupō on an eco-friendly scenic cruise with Sail Barbary. Enjoy stunning vistas as you set sail to explore the Māori Rock Carvings at Mine Bay. Book and enjoy a must-do experience on New Zealand's only commercial electric sail boat.


$49.00 - $54.00
$29.00 - $54.00
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Step aboard, explore Lake Taupō, and discover its natural beauty and hidden wonders on New Zealand's only commercial electric sail boat. 100% emissions free, noise free and sustainable.

Leave your cares and the shoreline behind and set sail across the crystal-blue waters of Lake Taupō. Investigate the hidden bays and dramatic coastline as you enjoy stunning vistas guarded by majestic mountains, enduring witnesses to Taupō’s volcanic past. Explore the culture, history, and sustainability of the region as you voyage to the Māori Rock Carvings at Mine Bay. Listen to old legends and engaging stories. Sit back and relax or jump in and learn to sail.

Fully licenced or BYO
Swimming encouraged
Up to 4 trips per day

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Physical address

Sail Barbary Limited, Taupo, Berths 9 & 10, Redoubt Street, Taupō, New Zealand, Taupō Town, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $49.00 - $54.00
(15 year(s) and under)
$29.00 - $54.00
Other charges:
Further pricing information:
You can also purchase Sail Barbary Gift Vouchers - see our website for details and to purchase. As is normally the case with group tours, a minimum number of bookings are required in order for a tour to be financially viable and have a pleasant group atmosphere. In the event that adequate numbers cannot be achieved, it may be necessary to cancel a scheduled departure and to offer the nearest possible alternative date or trip time (or a full refund of monies paid).
Cancellation policy:
We reserve the right to cancel or amend any trip due to lake or weather conditions. In the event that we cancel the cruise due to circumstances beyond our control a full refund will be given if an alternative date can not be arranged. Cancellations by the client less than 24 hours in advance or no show will incur the full charge. For full Terms & Conditions, please see

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
Approximately 7 minute drive from airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
1 block from Taupo central bus stop
Proximity to town:
1 block from Taupo city center

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Opening times

Business hours:
Maori Rock Carvings Cruise Departs 10.30am, 2.00pm, 5.00pm & 7.30pm (evening cruises summer only)
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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