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Taupo Kayaking Adventures

Acacia Bay | Acacia Bay, Taupo 3351, New Zealand
+64 7-376 8981
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Kayak to the Maori Rock Carvings in Lake Taupo
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Kayak the Waikato River Taupo
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“maori carvings” (26 reviews)
“morning tea” (6 reviews)
“guide jacob” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Acacia Bay | Acacia Bay, Taupo 3351, New Zealand
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Thank Stew D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you kayak 5km to see the majestic Maori Rock Carvings, you’ve earned the opportunity to gaze at them in wonder. Everyone else is cheating. Our guide was wonderfully informative and a great story teller. Kayaking on a lake amongst those surroundings with the sun...More

Thank Aofaine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the early morning paddle with another couple and our guide Andy. Weather was perfect and the lake was dead calm. Great morning for a paddle. Andy looked after the 4 of us well and the stories were told with good humour. The...More

Thank Jason L
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Thank sabrinaash
Reviewed 23 October 2017

It was a great activity to do. Beatiful nature, beautiful view especially seeing the Maori carvings. Our guides were awesome, funny, informative, helpful and very nice.

Thank mia b
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing time, Rob was the highlight of the trip and very patient with us as beginners and knowledgeable about the area. Would definitely recommend this experience to anyone!

Thank roarmstrong
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We went on a group of four to the carvings. We got individual attention and were able to move at our own pace. The carvings were spectacular you can't get any closer than with a kayak but what made the trip was our guides extensive...More

Thank KimCal28
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Myself and my husband had an excellent day out with Jacob our guide. As a couple with some kayak experience it was nice that we were the only ones on our tour as we could get a little speed up, however if you are new...More

Thank rachiex87
Lisa C, Owner at Taupo Kayaking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Jacob is awesome isn't he? Glad he took such great care of you both. Hoping to see you again.

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Another woman and I decided to go kayaking and booked this trip sort of last minute. Rob was our guide and did a great job. He was patient and kind. Also very informative on the area. He made the trip fun and informational. I can't...More

Thank fearn
Lisa C, Owner at Taupo Kayaking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

We are glad Rob took such great care of you both. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We were in the area and decided last minuet to go kayaking on lake Taupo. Despite the bad weather we had a great morning! Our guide Rob was the highlight for us. It was just me and my partner and Rob was very a friendly...More

Thank eksh1992
Lisa C, Owner at Taupo Kayaking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Thank goodness for Rob and his tyre changing skills! Glad you had a great experience despite the rough waters.

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