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Huka Prawn Park


Discover a place where the whole family will be entertained for hours on end. Pack a picnic, togs and towel and spend the day exploring, or dine on the edge of the Waikato River at Riverside Restaurant with delicious meals and breathtaking views.

From the minute, you arrive at our entrance to our park you will be amazed at such a place existing in the world. You have to see it to believe it, start by joining our behind the scenes guided tour through the nursery and hatchery, feel the strange sensation of feeding baby prawns. Race up and down our Boating Lake on stand-up paddleboards, water trikes or pedal boats. Watch the excitement on your child's face as you head down our adventure trail trying out the interactive activities, feed the trout, battle the family on our water cannons, only the brave tackle the water gauntlets ending at the playground and geothermal footbaths. Dine on the edge of the Waikato River at our Riverside Restaurant with delicious meals & breathtaking views.

Opening times

Business hours
Open 5 Days Thursday - Monday | Weekdays: 9:30am to 3pm | Weekends: 9:30 to 3:30pm | School Holidays Wednesday - Monday (Closed Tuesdays)
Months of operation
All Year


$25 (Adult)
$13.50 (Child)

Grab a family Pass for 2 adults and up to 5 children for only $65.

+64 7 374 8474
Physical address:
Huka Prawn Park
201 Karetoto Road
Wairakei Park
Taupō Town
New Zealand

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