Kayak to the Maori Rock Carvings with Canoe & Kayak


Let Canoe & Kayak take you on a kayak adventure across stunning Lake Taupō while taking in all the beautiful views of the surrounding coastline and neighbouring mountains before getting up close and personal to the iconic Māori Rock Carvings.

This is a 4 hour fully guided tour to one of Taupō’s premier natural and cultural sites. The carvings are only accessible by boat and are a must-see while in Taupō. Your guide will keep you entertained with numerous facts and stories about Lake Taupō, the carvings and Māori myths and legends. There is plenty of time to kayak to and from the carvings, take photos of the beautiful landscape, jump off the rocks in the water, enjoy complimentary tea, coffee and cookies and explore nearby caves. This is a great tour that is enjoyed by all, while no experience is necessary, guests should have a reasonable level of fitness. Consistently ranked as one of Taupō's highest ranked operators on TripAdvisor you will not be disappointed.

Opening times

Business hours
9am-5pm Monday to Friday. 9am-3pm Saturday. 9am-3pm Sunday. (Closed on Sundays in Winter).
Months of operation
All Year


$115 (Adult)
+64 7 378 1003
0800 529 256 (New Zealand only)
Physical address:
Kayak to the Maori Rock Carvings with Canoe & Kayak
54 Spa Road
Taupō Town
New Zealand

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