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Cruise with Sail Barbary on the sparkling waters of Lake Taupo to the breathtaking Maori rock carvings at Mine Bay.

Bring your own food & alcohol, sit back & enjoy the stunning scenes as you are peacefully powered along the Lake by the wind & electric engine.

What you’ll experience:

  • A truly unique and authentic sailing experience.
  • Spectacular adventure – Explore the hidden bays of Lake Taupō
  • Learn to sail or just sit back and soak up the views
  • Sustainable Sailing on our Eco-friendly yacht, no fumes, no noise, no pollution
  • Māori culture at the Mine Bay rock carvings and discover their amazing story
  • Sailing with wind or silent motoring with eco-friendly electric engines
  • Explore the culture, history, and sustainability of the region

Head out into beautiful native bush on this one-hour Quad Bike Safari near Taupo. You’ll head along exciting and challenging trails toward a scenic lookout where you’ll stop, breathe it all in and enjoy some light refreshments before the journey back to base.

Lake Taupo Sailing and Quad Bike Adventure

4 hours

$199 NZD

Take on an Off Road Quad Biking Adventure on private land near Taupo before enjoying a Lake Taupo sailing cruise to the Maori Rock Carvings on NZ’s only Electrically powered Yacht

Experience provided by

Sail Barbary & Taupo Quads

Important Information



  • Daily Sailing at regular departure times
  • Dress for the Conditions
  • Bathrooms are available on Board
  • BYO Food & Alcohol is allowed on board, responsible consumption policy applies
  • Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian


  • No license is required
  • Minimum age 9 years to drive quad

These activities can be enjoyed separately on different days anytime during the validity period.

Eco Sailing on Great Lake Taupo

Maori rock carving sailing tour onboard the famed eco yacht Barbary

Quad bike adventure

Quad bike adventure through native forest and purpose made trails

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