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Departing from Kinloch, this unique adventure offers you the opportunity to discover some of the Hidden Gems of Lake Taupo only found in the Western Bays.

Enjoy a seasonal dip in the pristine Waihora Bay or enjoy a hot filter coffee on the Lakes Edge
Nose up to the Tutaewaeroa Stream waterfall
Cruise past Kawakawa Bay, viewing the rockface of ignibrite
Get close to the Otupoto falls to witness natures power
See the two distinctive flat-faced rock walls thought to be over 300,000 years old, formed in the Western Bays caldera eruption

When exploring the Western Bays you can see the Karangahape Cliffs, hidden ravines and even stop off in the glistening waters of Te Papa bay for a picnic – either bring your own or order an amazing grazing platter from The Good Graze Co. After some food, it’s a great time for a swim in the lovely waters of Lake Taupo, or glide along on top of them with complimentary use of the paddleboards!

A great afternoon full of exploring the wonders that are only accessible by boat in the Western Bays of Lake Taupō. Perfect for couples or friends looking for a once in a lifetime adventure.

Depart Kinloch & explore the hidden gems on the Western side of Lake Taupo

3 Hours 30 Minutes

$299 NZD

Explore the lesser-known Western Bays of Lake Taupo on a purpose built boat with friendly local guides!

Experience provided by

Taxicat Adventures

Important Information
  • Please note there is a minimum of three payig adults to run this trip, please contact Chuffed to arrange payment for additional ticket(s)
  • This experience must be pre booked in advance to avoid disappointment.
  • Please note this experience runs from October to March each year

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