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Lake Taupo: Sailing Trip to the Maori Rock Carvings

1. Lake Taupo: Sailing Trip to the Maori Rock Carvings

Enjoy a true sailing experience onboard a classic sailing boat with a sailing tour of Lake Taupo. Explore the beauty of the largest freshwater lake in Australasia, its breathtaking clear waters and stunning surroundings of mountains, hidden bays, and the lush green of bushes and trees. Learn from your local and experienced guide about the history of the lake, the Maori Rock Carvings, and their cultural significance. Get involved in the sailing side and give the crew a hand or just sit back, relax and enjoy the comfort and space on this classical sailing boat. Listen to some music and the sound of the water when gliding through the lake, only using the power of wind whenever it is possible. Stop for a swim in the fresh waters before snuggling up under some blankets on the way back to shore.

Lake Taupo: 1.5-Hour Maori Rock Carvings 5:00 PM Cruise

2. Lake Taupo: 1.5-Hour Maori Rock Carvings 5:00 PM Cruise

Enjoy a summer evening cruising on Lake Taupo. Chris Jolly has been entertaining guests for 40 years, and his tour to the Maori Rock Carvings is known worldwide. Recently restored, these rock carvings were created in the 1980s and still tower above the water, truly a sight to behold.  With family friendly activities on board and split level comfort, this tour is a must for those visiting the region. Enjoy the full bar as you cruise around the Lake Taupo bays, learning onboard from the live commentary. With views of Tongariro National Park and spectacular scenery, this is one evening to be enjoyed by all.

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What people are saying about Taupo

Great hosts!! Everything was well explained! Loved the tour, views and especially the bar Will definitely do it again with family for a celebration. Thank you for helping make memories and capturing an experience and enlightening the history of the beautiful lake!!

Awesome weather for an beautiful sailing sunset trip. The sunset, the carving, swimming and to top it all the guide was an awesome guy making the trip worthwhile and the most amazing highlights of the trip.

This was an awesome experience had so much fun, tour guide was amazing - have already recommended this to my family & friends :)

The tour guide was amazing very helpful and knowledgeable :)

Whole experience was awesome recommend to all A+ service