Pricing and Conditions

Adult $115.00
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7% Kaitiaki contribution - Kaitiaki is the Māori word for Guardianship. This is paid direct to the local iwi for their role in taking care of Lake Taupō and the Waikato River.

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Minimum of 2 participants required.

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This is a 4 hour fully guided tour to one of Taupō’s premier natural and cultural sites. The carvings are only accessible by boat and are a must-see while in Taupō. Your guide will keep you entertained with numerous facts and stories about Lake Taupō, the carvings and Māori myths and legends.

There is plenty of time to kayak to and from the carvings, take photos of the beautiful landscape, jump off the rocks in the water, enjoy complimentary tea, coffee and cookies and explore nearby caves. This is a great tour that is enjoyed by all, while no experience is necessary, guests should have a reasonable level of fitness.

Consistently ranked as one of Taupō's highest ranked operators on TripAdvisor you will not be disappointed.

Opening times

Business hours:
9am-5pm Monday to Friday. 9am-3pm Saturday. 9am-3pm Sunday. (Closed on Sundays in Winter).
Months of operation:
All months of the year


54 Spa Road, Taupō Town, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
15 minutes drive from Taupo Airport.
bus Proximity to coach terminal:
1km to Taupo bus station.
decisions Proximity to town:
Located in the Taupo town centre. 1km walk from the Taupo i-SITE.

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