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Half-Day Kayak to the Maori Rock Carvings in Lake Taupo provided by Taupo Kayaking Adventures

Half-Day Kayak to the Maori Rock Carvings in Lake Taupo

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Overview
Important Information
Departure Point
Taupo, Taupo, Taupo District, Waikato Region, North Island
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Full instructions and commentary
  • Professional and experienced guide
  • Top-quality kayaking equipment
  • Safety gear
  • Gourmet refreshments
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off. On request only. Please call or email to arrange.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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AnnaWellington wrote a review Jan. 2018
Wellington71 contributions25 helpful votes
We did the 4 hour kayaking trip as a family and really enjoyed it. Our children are 11 & 13 years old. I don't think you would want to do this trip with under 10s. Our guide Jay? Jake? was really good. He was patient and taught us lots about the area. I highly recommend
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Date of experience: January 2018
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Response from Lisa C, Owner at Half-Day Kayak to the Maori Rock Carvings in Lake Taupo
Responded Mar. 9, 2018
Thanks for the recommendation. Jake is truly full of knowledge.
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Kirsty A wrote a review Jan. 2018
Melbourne, Australia60 contributions37 helpful votes
We had a great morning kayaking to the rock carvings. Andy made it fun whilst informative too! It's the perfect way to appreciate the size & beauty of the lake. The muffin & tea stop was the perfect break along with the cooling off in the lake! An awesome morning, do it!
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Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from Lisa C, Owner at Half-Day Kayak to the Maori Rock Carvings in Lake Taupo
Responded Mar. 9, 2018
Really glad you had fun! Thanks :)
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Stew D wrote a review Dec. 2017
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Wow, what an awesome trip - thanks so much for the informative and fun guiding. Andy and Phillip; you guys rock!! The carvings themselves are worth the trip but to spend 4 hrs on the water with professional guides who brought the best out of every one on the trip was an
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Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from Lisa C, Owner at Half-Day Kayak to the Maori Rock Carvings in Lake Taupo
Responded Mar. 9, 2018
So glad you had an awesome time! We like to be full of knowledge (even the random stuff) Thanks for coming along!
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By: Taupo Kayaking Adventures
namisagar
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Serene and Beautiful
This is my 1st time kayaking experience. Thanks to my instructor and to the good weather. Waikato river float will
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kayakalison
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Great for groups with varying fitness levels!
We had hoped to kayak to the Maori rock carvings, but high winds on the lake forced us to look for other options. T
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SprungerJ
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Awesome time!
Our guide Brett was fun and professional! Also met Lisa, the owner. Both were so friendly! Mountain biked for the f
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Footprints201362
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A great trip, beautiful scenery and (very) well guided.
A great trip, then scenery was beautiful and (very) well guided. Loved Rob as our guide: Happy, friendly, knowle
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Juldi
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Very enjoyable
We had a lovely afternoon on the river. It was easy kayaking for us relatively inexperienced kayakers The guides
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Yamez16
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Mean kayak adventure!
We really enjoyed kayaking down a part of the Waikato river with our guide. The weather was great, scenery fantasti
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Explore809098
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Fabulous trip
A fabulous few hours kayaking slowly down stream (I’m not fully mobile but I still managed) stopped off at thermal
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orrdin
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Rundown kayaks and poor service
Maybe the tours are a different experience but we just came to rent kayaks on our own. The kayaks we got were in po
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TogetherForever1
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Hour kayak hire
I took the kids and we hired kayaks for an hour and just paddled around the bays. Even though the weather wasn’t fa
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Tim1733
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Very good
The lady was very helpful and even let us hire kayaks for a discount because we misunderstood the pricing!
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Georgia C
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fun day kayaking
Myself and a group of friends recently hired some kayaks from Taupo kayaking adventures to go kayak to the Rock Car
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Londonwelshdave
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Great first day Kayaking
My wife and I took the half day tour to the rock carvings and had a brilliant time. Both brand new to Kayaking we h
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David L
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Excellent kayaking trip on Lake Taupo to Maori Rock Carvings
Great guides, refreshments provided halfway, and photos provided online afterwards. Need to be fairly fit as it inv
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Roch7
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Amazing morning out on the lake!
I grew up in Taupo and seeing visiting friends pics from this trip convinced me I had to do it myself when back to
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leorahsaur
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Amazing from beginning to end!
Our guides were the best. From teaching the basics, to having a genuine conversation with each of us during the jou
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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