Cruises

Cruising Lake Taupo for 35 Years

Enjoy a scenic cruise in any weather condition with fun, informative commentary of the history of the Maori Rock Carvings and the surrounding lake area.

With comfortable seating both inside and out, bathroom facilities and a licensed bar, we’ll ensure your cruise on the Ernest Kemp is warm and comfortable.

Don’t forget to have a look at the beautiful art piece on board by master carver, Matahi Whakataka Brightwell.

Well behaved dogs are always welcomed on board.

 

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Maori Rock Carvings

From $44nzd

Visit the world-famous Maori Rock Carvings on a voyage of discovery, past Acacia Bay, Hot Water Beach and the Lakefront. Enjoy fun and informative commentary, refreshments on board, comfortable seating and free WiFi.

Time:
10:30am, 2:00pm

Duration:
2 Hours

Prices:
Adult $44, Child $15, Infant $0

Includes:

  • Live informative commentary
  • Colour brochure of history & meaning of Maori Rock Carvings
  • Complimentary tea, coffee, and cookies
  • Comfortable seating both inside and out
  • Free postcard
  • Free WiFi
  • Children visit the skipper and receive a Wheel Certificate
  • Swimming if conditions allow (bring a towel)

Maori Rock Carvings – Summer Special

From $35nzd

Visit the world-famous Maori Rock Carvings on a voyage of discovery, past Acacia Bay, Hot Water Beach and the Lakefront. Enjoy fun and informative commentary, refreshments on board, comfortable seating and free WiFi.

Time:
12:30pm

Duration:
1.5 Hours

Prices:
Adult $35, Child $10, Infant $0

Includes:

  • Live informative commentary
  • Colour brochure of history & meaning of Maori Rock Carvings
  • Complimentary tea, coffee, and cookies
  • Comfortable seating both inside and out
  • Free postcard
  • Free WiFi
  • Children visit the skipper and receive a Wheel Certificate
  • Swimming if conditions allow (bring a towel)

Maori Rock Carvings – Cocktail Cruise

From $44nzd

Experience our Maori Rock Carvings Cruise by sunset with drinks, pizza and magnificent sunset views. Relax on this 2-hour cruise past Acacia Bay, Hot Water Beach and the Lakefront. Enjoy fun and informative commentary, refreshments on board

Time:
5:00pm

Duration:
2 Hours

Prices:
Adult $44, Child / Infant $22

Includes:

  • Live informative commentary
  • Colour brochure of history & meaning of Maori Rock Carvings
  • Complimentary tea, coffee, and cookies
  • Comfortable seating both inside and out
  • Free postcard
  • Free WiFi
  • Children visit the skipper and receive a Wheel Certificate
  • Swimming if conditions allow (bring a towel)
  • Includes wine, beer, pizza & sweat treats

Maori Rock Carvings – Sunset Cruise

From $40nzd

Visit the world-famous Maori Rock Carvings on a voyage of discovery, past Acacia Bay, Hot Water Beach and the Lakefront. Enjoy fun and informative commentary, refreshments on board, comfortable seating and free WiFi.

Time:
7:00pm

Duration:
2 Hours

Prices:
Adult $40

Includes:

  • Live informative commentary
  • Colour brochure of history & meaning of Maori Rock Carvings
  • Complimentary tea, coffee, and cookies
  • Comfortable seating both inside and out
  • Free postcard
  • Free WiFi
  • Children visit the skipper and receive a Wheel Certificate
  • Swimming if conditions allow (bring a towel)
  • A complimentary wine or beer

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