Tongariro National Trout Centre

Our Museum and Visitor Centre is a 'must-see' during your visit to the Trout Centre. Enter the world of the wild trout that have made Taupo famous. Feed the trout, visit the aquarium and enjoy a nature walk during your visit.


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The Tongariro Trout Centre has so much to offer. You can learn about the history of fishing in the Taupo region. Find out how the Taupo fishery is managed. Study the life cycle of trout. View our extensive range of fishing memorabilia. Have fun in the "Small Fry's" kids area or just relax in the Amos Milner library.

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Check out the Genesis Energy Fresh Water Aquarium and DOC Trout Hatchery. Enjoy a nature walk that will take you alongside the famous Tongariro River.

The Tongariro Trout Centre has something to offer for all ages, is easy to access and open 7 days from 10am till 3pm.


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Physical address

Tongariro National Trout Centre, State Highway One, Turangi, Lake Taupo, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
1 December to 30 April 10 am till 4 pm. 1 May to 30 November 10 am to 3 pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to town:
5km from Turangi town

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $15.00
(14 year(s) and under)

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