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Half-Day Kayak to the Maori Carvings from Taupo - with unbiased reviews

Half-Day Kayak to the Maori Carvings from Taupo

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Departure Point
Taupo, Taupo, Taupo District, Waikato Region, North Island
Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • Light refreshments
  • Kayak Tour
  • Kayak Equipment
  • Photos
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Operates all year, please dress appropriately for the seasons - NO JEANS/DENIM
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
102Reviews
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Lloyd H wrote a review 15 Feb
2 contributions
Thanks Lauren for an awesome day out. We thoroughly enjoyed the kayaking, the scenery, the cultural learning, the tea and biscuits on the beach - and your awesome travel stories!
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Date of experience: February 2020
Hannah G wrote a review 6 Feb
7 contributions3 helpful votes
Had an awesome day out on lake Taupo to see the Maori carvings. Tammy was really friendly and knowledgable! Worth the visit!
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Response from CanoeandKayakTaupo, Owner at Half-Day Kayak to the Maori Carvings from Taupo
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks for your review - it's a special trip - we appreciate you choosing to share your time with us.
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Hugh J wrote a review Jan 2020
6 contributions2 helpful votes
Our family of six had a brilliant morning paddling out to see the Maori carvings on Lake Taupo. Our guide, Laura from Taupo Canoe and Kayak, was helpful, cheerful and full of information on the significant points of interest during the paddle. Only two of us had any practical
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from CanoeandKayakTaupo, Owner at Half-Day Kayak to the Maori Carvings from Taupo
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks so much for a great review and for choosing to come to the carvings with us - I'm really glad that you enjoyed it.
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Ursula wrote a review Jan 2020
2 contributions
As a solo traveler I had to contact the tour operators directly via mail, but they scheduled me in without any problems. You can paddle close to the carvings and look at them from a few meters distance. Afterwards you get coffee/tea and cookies at a beautiful, not so crowded
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from CanoeandKayakTaupo, Owner at Half-Day Kayak to the Maori Carvings from Taupo
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks for a lovely review Ursula - it was a pleasure to have you along. Enjoy the rest of your travels.
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Ros J wrote a review Jan 2020
2 contributions
We had a really fabulous morning on the lake, the carvings were amazing and our guide Laura was great.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from CanoeandKayakTaupo, Owner at Half-Day Kayak to the Maori Carvings from Taupo
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks for a great review - we agree it's a pretty special place.
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About the operator
By: Canoe & Kayak Taupo Tours
Lloyd H
Johannesburg, South Africa
10
Awesome day out!
Thanks Lauren for an awesome day out. We thoroughly enjoyed the kayaking, the scenery, the cultural learning, the
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NYCLDN
32
Two hour kayak trip
Two hour trip too short. By the time you get out to the river and the time spent at the thermal pool, not enough
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Alan F
Telford, United Kingdom
40
Peaceful Paddling
Tammy was a really excellent guide ensuring we were all welcomed and briefed on the trip ahead. The kayaking was
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Hannah G
63
Brilliant morning out!
Had an awesome day out on lake Taupo to see the Maori carvings. Tammy was really friendly and knowledgable! Worth
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Andy taylor
20
Andrew taylor
Great short trip idea on a travelling day Good guide Rory Great to kill a few hours and visit the hot pool on way
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Chris
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
10
Great morning spent paddling
Great morning out on the water. Lake Taupo was 2 choppy but an alternative excursion was offered and well
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Georgie D
10
Relaxing morning rowing on the river with Rory
We enjoyed a chilled couple of hours on the Waikato with Rory. The river was beautiful and our first time kayaking
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Adele P
40
Lovely gentle kayak on Waikite river
This was a fabulous way to spend an afternoon in Taupo. We were warmly welcomed at the Canoe & Kayak shop, given
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Susan B
Westerham, United Kingdom
12577
Thank you for the Experience
We were booked on the 2hour Kayaking trip and I was very unsure about it. But my anxiety was put to rest once we
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Hugh J
62
Paddling to the Maori carvings
Our family of six had a brilliant morning paddling out to see the Maori carvings on Lake Taupo. Our guide, Laura
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Key Details
  • Canoe & Kayak Taupo Tours, Maori Rock Carvings
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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