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2-Hour Waikato River Guided Kayak Trip from Taupo - with unbiased reviews

2-Hour Waikato River Guided Kayak Trip from Taupo

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Overview
One of Taupo's best kept secrets, the sheer beauty and tranquility found on the crystal clear waters of the Waikato River will take your breath away on this 2-hour small group guided kayaking tour. Begin your kayaking journey at the source of New Zealand’s largest river and drift past various islands, nature reserves, swimming spots, the drop zone of the Taupo Bungy before soaking in the Natural Hot Pools.
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Stop At: Canoe & Kayak Taupo Tours, 54 Spa Road, Taupo 3330 New Zealand
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Duration
2h
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • All equipment
Exclusions
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Children under the age of 12 must have a 1:1 ratio with an adult.
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Operates all year, please dress appropriately for the seasons - NO JEANS/DENIM
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Evan wrote a review 1 Dec
1 contribution
Hay, just a quick note to the great guys and girls at Taupo River Guides, really enjoyed the 2 hour excursion down the Waikato river and the soak in the hot pool. Can really recommend the experience. Cheers, Evan
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from CanoeandKayakTaupo, Owner at 2-Hour Waikato River Guided Kayak Trip from Taupo
Responded 4 days ago
Glad you had a great time and thanks for the review
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Karen C wrote a review 1 Dec
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Rory and Laura were terrific and knowledgeable about the river despite not being in NZ long. Very professional. Felt we were in safe hands. Loved it!
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from CanoeandKayakTaupo, Owner at 2-Hour Waikato River Guided Kayak Trip from Taupo
Responded 4 days ago
Thanks for your review Karen - Rory and Laura are great, but we think the river outshines both of them!!
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Kane wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution
Great afternoon spent kayaking down the river, our guide Rory was fantastic. I would highly recommend this to all travellers passing through Taupo!
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from CanoeandKayakTaupo, Owner at 2-Hour Waikato River Guided Kayak Trip from Taupo
Responded 4 days ago
Thank you - what a nice review. we agree, the river is a pretty special place - and when you have a mad Irishman as your guide.....
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Luciano wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution
It was an amazing time padding on the lake with Laura. She has great knowlegde of area and the Maori Legeneds. She also has great skills with the kayak. Beautiful places and awsome morning. Thank you very much.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from Jay S, Owner at 2-Hour Waikato River Guided Kayak Trip from Taupo
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for a great review - you got a special treat going to Lake Hinemaiaia - one of our hidden gems. Glad you enjoyed it. Thanks for choosing to go with us.
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Ellinorris wrote a review Nov 2019
6 contributions2 helpful votes
Had an amazing time paddling down the river with Rory! He was super informative about the River and the beautiful sites along the way. We felt very safe at all times! I would highly recommend this trip, you're in for a real treat!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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