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Yes it was cold grey skies and windy but it was a wonderful trip
2 hours very picturesque.
The crew were very friendly and informative.
The rock face carvings were awesome.
We booked through the information center and got a discount 👍
Took the Ernest Kemp Cruises to visit the Maori Rock Carvings at Lake Taupo with may family in late May 2018. My experience can be summarized below:
- It's a replica of the original steamboat which gives you the feeling of slow and...More
We did the 5:00pm cruise with Ernest Kamp and had a fabulous time. We left right on time the harbour to sail on Taupo Lake during 2 hours.
The boat was charming and small: we enjoyed our time which included drinks, pizzas and cakes. The...More
We did the sunset cocktail cruise on what we found out was the last night of the season.
There were good bits:
Lots of time at the Maori carvings
Plenty of drinks for the 2 hours
But the bad bits:
Pizza is from Dominos, not...More
The steam boat is brilliant, the atmosphere is relaxed and you get a great commentary of the lake and the areas history. The boat spends enough time at the carvings to get a good look around and good photo.
Went with these guys as it was raining and so wanted some cover while still doing an activity, and was great value for money. Got very close to the carvings and lots of opportunities to take them in and take photos. Reasonable commentary and lovely...More
After researching the different tours to the Maori Rock Carvings we decided with the Ernest Kemp Cruise for the steam boat experience and because it was much smaller boat and figured it wouldn't be crowded. It was a great experience and very beautiful and relaxing...More