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2-Hour Waikato River Guided Kayak Trip from Taupo

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    Kayaking down the beautiful Waikato River, soak in the natural geothermal hot pools, pass islands, natural reserves and underneath the Taupo Bungy and Extreme Swing. Please note that a minimum of two bookings are required for a tour to proceed, contact us directly for single bookings. Age limit 4-80.

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    • Canoe & Kayak Taupo Tours, 54 Spa Road, Taupo 3330 New Zealand
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    Departure Point
    Canoe and Kayak Taupo, 54 Spa Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    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
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Operates all year, please dress appropriately for the seasons - NO JEANS/DENIM
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    He is a very gentle guy. Full service with, transport to river and back to the kajak-office. The price is very well for the 2h trip with gide. (ps this pretty guy is Rory on the pic😉)
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    We arrived early at the shop and the staff was welcoming and attentive instantly. Extra sunscreen and other amenities we hadn’t thought of were taken care of for us before we headed for the river. Neither of us are exceptional at kayaking, but this with current, two hour venture
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    Had a great time down the Waikato river with Rory. It's a relaxing paddle, better to bring swimming suits. Rory also helped us capture many great photos :)
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    Response from CanoeandKayakTaupo, Owner at 2-Hour Waikato River Guided Kayak Trip from Taupo
    Responded 6 days ago
    Really glad you enjoyed the tour - it's a beautiful spot. Thanks for choosing to come along with us.
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    We had a wonderful and relaxing time on the river float. The guide was great and the view was absolutely stunning!
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    We had a really enjoyable experience with Rory who led us in our kayaks along the beautiful Waitiko River. The water was incredibly clear.The hot pools were a delight at the end. Jay,the owner is also provides a friendly and professional service. Highly recommended.
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    Response from CanoeandKayakTaupo, Owner at 2-Hour Waikato River Guided Kayak Trip from Taupo
    Responded 1 week ago
    Thanks Gill, hope the rest of your trip goes well. It was a pleasure to meet you both.
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    By: Canoe & Kayak Taupo Tours
    472 reviews
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    hughj925
    Hobart
    62
    Paddling to the Maori carvings
    Our family of six had a brilliant morning paddling out to see the Maori carvings on Lake Taupo. Our guide, Laura
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    marcosimmen88
    10
    Tour with our Gide Rory
    He is a very gentle guy. Full service with, transport to river and back to the kajak-office. The price is very
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    ursular530
    Dornbirn, Austria
    20
    Amazing tour!
    As a solo traveler I had to contact the tour operators directly via mail, but they scheduled me in without any
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    RosJ157
    Kent
    20
    Stunning
    We had a really fabulous morning on the lake, the carvings were amazing and our guide Laura was great.
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    ashlue32
    10
    Kayaking in Taupo is a must!
    We arrived early at the shop and the staff was welcoming and attentive instantly. Extra sunscreen and other
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    645pulkitj
    10
    Great day paddling on the lake
    We had a great time paddling on the lake with Laura. Beautiful views and great way to see the carvings up close.
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    945olieh
    Spalding, United Kingdom
    10
    Brilliant Kayak Tour!
    Fantastic tour around the northern side of Lake Taupo hosted by Laura. Can't think of anywhere better in the world
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    Passport645225
    10
    mean experience
    Had a great time down the Waikato river with Rory. It's a relaxing paddle, better to bring swimming suits. Rory
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    aLiNaPgram
    Cologne, Germany
    51
    Paddle Boarding
    A friend and I went paddle boarding and can recommend this company. Friendly and helpful staff Fair pricing Good
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    aLiNaPgram
    Cologne, Germany
    51
    Get close to the Maori Carvings
    I can only recommend this trip and company. We were three guests and went with three guides, Tom, Rory and Tammy
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    ashleycake
    20
    Wonderful morning and lovely guide
    We had a wonderful and relaxing time on the river float. The guide was great and the view was absolutely stunning!
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    laurielhess
    10
    100% recommend
    It was a super fun trip! Our guide Tammi had a lot of cool stories about the area. Very beautiful and fun
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    chris_fuller11
    10
    Great Stuff
    The activity and day was as close to a perfect, fun activity as you’re going to get. I think it helped that we
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    Gillian L
    63
    Fabulous trip along the Waikato.
    We had a really enjoyable experience with Rory who led us in our kayaks along the beautiful Waitiko River. The
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    695evek
    London, United Kingdom
    67
    Fab afternoon
    Brilliant tour- our guide Rory was really helpful. I had never been on a Kayak before but he made it easy! Would
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