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Lake Taupō Voyager Experience

Marvel at the breath-taking geothermal scenery, stunning waterfalls and World Heritage-listed forest reserves, located in the centre of New Zealand’s north island lies the largest freshwater lake in Australasia. A land of fire and ice, Lake Taupō, a stunning natural cauldron, is ringed by snow-capped mountains, and surrounded by geothermal ‘hot spots’, bubbling mud pools, fumaroles and hot springs. Get right up close to explore lake Taupō on an eco-friendly scenic cruise around the Western Bays of the Lake to see the huge Māori rock carving at Mine Bay.

DURATION

Full Day

LOCATION

Auckland &

Taupō

TOUR TYPE

Cruise & Māori Culture

Heritage Experience

PRICE FROM

NZ $399

Per Person

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Huka Falls
Huka Falls

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Tour Summary

Marvel at the breath-taking geothermal scenery, stunning waterfalls and World Heritage-listed forest reserves, located in the centre of New Zealand’s north island lies the largest freshwater lake in Australasia. A land of fire and ice, Lake Taupō, a stunning natural cauldron, is ringed by snow-capped mountains, and surrounded by geothermal ‘hot spots’, bubbling mud pools, fumaroles and hot springs. Get right up close to explore lake Taupō on an eco-friendly scenic cruise around the Western Bays of the Lake to see the huge Māori rock carving at Mine Bay.

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy the largest fresh water lake in NZ, one of the main attractions

  • Explore the scenic beauty of Lake Taupō by stretching your legs along the lakeside

  • Spectacular adventure- explore the hidden bays of the vast lake Taupō

  • Discover the renowned Maori Rock Carvings on a cruise

  • Marvel at panoramic views of Lake Taupō on an eco-friendly vessel with no noise, fumes or pollution

  • Visit the largest rock carving of this type in the world - only accessible by boat! 

  • Sail in a lovingly restored white classic sailing yacht 

  • Unique Perspective – explore the culture, history and sustainability of the region

  • Get a chance to hoist the sails & steer the wheel 

  • Enjoy light-hearted commentary from your certified skipper guide

  • A little extra of  something –enjoy a complimentary bevvy and cookies while you cruise

  • Enjoy the best water-level viewing of the majestic Huka Falls

  • Experience dazzling views of the falls and river from the pedestrian bridge.

  • Admire beautiful Waikato scenery and look out for native bird life

  • Step into the glorious world of the honey bee!

  • Discover pure New Zealand honey in the heart of Taupō

  • Free honey, mead and liqueur tastings, live beehive viewings and fascinating interactive displays.

Tour Inclusion

  • Fully guided return transfers from Auckland

  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD

  • Complimentary refreshments and water on board

  • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the tour

  • Luxurious temperature controlled transportation in a minibus

  • Access to Wi-Fi on board for a small surcharge

  • Admission to 2.5-hour cruise aboard an electric yacht

  • Complimentary tea, coffee, hot chocolate and cookies

  • Engaging and informative commentary in English

  • Indoor and outdoor seating with Large viewing deck

  • Visit to the stunning lake city of Taupō waterfront

  • Visit mighty and majestic Huka falls

  • Admission to New Zealand’s largest showcase of honey products

  • Free tastings of 100% pure New Zealand honey, honey wine (mead) and liqueurs

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