Tongariro National Trout Centre

Discover the world of freshwater Trout. Come and learn about the freshwater habitat of Trout. Take your Kids Fishing. We have a Kids Pond that is great for catching a trout. Book now to avoid disappointment.


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If you visit the centre today you will find a tourist and educational facility that has been thoughtfully built among the native trees and rivers, home to native birds, a spring fed stream populated by huge trout protected from fisherman, a man-made, kids fishing pond populated with trout from the hatchery with a world class river renown for the sport of fly fishing bordering one side of the site. This place is special, a place set aside for nature to be reborn, evidenced by the Whio crèche nestled amongst the bush where a record number of the endangered birds were nurtured and prepared for release back into the river systems this year.
This place is alive with school children, tourists and locals enjoying the attractions.

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Physical address

Tongariro National Trout Centre, Turangi, 257 State Highway 1, Taupō, New Zealand, Turangi, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $15.00
Age restriction:
Other charges:
Kids Fishing $45

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
35 Mins to Taupo Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
2 km to Bus Terminal
Proximity to town:
2 km to Turangi Township

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Opening times

Business hours:
10am - 3pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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