Journey to the Māori Rock Carvings in comfort and style with a stunning tour of the bays. We've been looking after people like you for over 40 years, and our 90-minute tour on the Lake is on your list of the 'top things to do in Taupo'.

With live commentary and spectacular viewing platforms, let us host you while you are here. Free homemade muffin and a hot drink included in your ticket on the 5pm Knight Rider! We offer comfortable booth seating for all ages, full amenities on board, lots of kids activities and we have two levels with viewing platforms to get you close to the carvings. Cruise Cat is large and spacious with excellent all weather options.

Taupo, New Zealand

5pm SCENIC Māori Rock Carvings boat cruise- VIEWS and VIBES mates rates

Price: From NZD$35

Duration: 90 Minutes (approx.)

This tour will reopen in November 2020.

BOOK NOW TO SECURE YOUR MATES RATES SEAT TO THE MĀORI ROCK CARVINGS! DEPARTS IN SUMMER (DEC-MARCH) 5pm from the Taupō Boat Harbour.  Check out the Jolly Pilsener - home grown and made with the crisp local waters.

Get out on the Lake in style on these hot summer nights at Mates Rates!  Full bar open on board with some great Kiwi music and live commentary as you travel.  Cruise to the famous Māori Rock Carvings and around the picturesque bays of Lake Taupō. Enjoy fabulous views of secluded bays and the spectacular mountain peaks of the World Heritage Tongariro National Park. 

An informative commentary is given on the volcanic history and Maori mythology surrounding Lake Taupō. Our boat is also smoke free for the comfort of all our guests.  Snacks are available for purchase as you take in the stunning vistas of the Lake Taupo region. What a fantastic way to top off a day spent in the Taupō district! *Not to be used in conjunction with any other discount card.