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Canoe & Kayak Taupo Tours

54 Spa Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 1003
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Explore Lake Taupo and the Waikato River with Taupo's specialist Kayak Store - Canoe and kayak Taupo! Choose from 2 fully guided tours: *Maori Carvings Tour (4 hours) Kayak on Australasia's largest fresh water lake to the impressive Maori Carvings (15m high) while gazing towards 3 live Volcano's across beautiful Lake Taupo. Combine kayaking on crystal clear waters, swimming, exploring nearby caves, learning about the cultural and historical significance while being entertained by your qualified, friendly and knowledgable guide. The carvings are only accessible by boat and this is an experience not to be missed during your stay in Taupo.*Waikato River Float Trip (2 hours) Cruise the Waikato River on the ultimate scenic kayak tour. You will kayak past various Islands, paddle underneath the Taupo Bungy site and even stop at natural hot pools for a soak in waters up to 40 degrees. No experience necessary, all equipment and guides are provided. We look forward to hearing from you.
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54 Spa Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was such an amazing experience kayaking down Waikato river! There was beyond amazing service and Cam and Laura were super friendly and Cam was an excellent entertainer. Would definitely recommend to everybody as it is a fun yet safe experience. Well worth it!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went out this morning - just my partner and I and our excellent guide, Cam. We kayaked about an hour down the river and saw no one else! We called in at the awesome hot pools and were eventually met by a vehicle to...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

What a great tour, Ryan our guide was excellent and very knowledgeable; kayaking, swimming, tea, coffee and biscuits all provided...what more can you ask for! Would definitely recommend.

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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the kayak trip down the Waikato river. Ryan is a fantastic guide. Very helpful and informative. The hot springs are worth stopping at. Thanks for an enjoyable couple of hours.

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L V
18 March 2016|
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Response from Canoe-Kayak-Taupo | Property representative |
Absolutely! At Canoe and Kayak we cater for everybody, our Maori Carvings Trip and our Waikato River Float trips are both suitable for beginners. We give you a tutorial before we set off on paddle strokes, turning and... More
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Ranjula K
3 January 2015|
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Response from CanoeandKayakTaupo | Property representative |
Hi Ranjula, Thanks for joining us on the Maori Carvings Tour and we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your kayaking experience. I apologize that you have not received your photos yet. The photos have definitely been... More
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