Private Tour [3 Days]: Huka Falls, Lake Taupō, Napier, Art Deco, Cape Kidnappers

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From $842.86

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Pricing Info: Per Person


Departs: Auckland, Auckland

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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The heart of Aotearoa New Zealand’s beautiful North Island is sparkling Lake Taupo, the great inland sea of New Zealand, trout-filled rivers and the thundering Huka Falls. Three towering volcanoes in the awesome and otherworldly landscape with a welcoming nature of Cape Kidnappers, an outstanding bird-watching destination, with dramatic coastal views into the bargain. Get right up close to explore lake Taupō on an eco-friendly scenic cruise around the Western Bays of the Lake to see the huge Māori rock carving at Mine Bay.

What's Included

A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the journey

A unique 36-kilometre guided tour from stunning coast to cape

Admission to 1.5-hour Art Deco walking Tour

Admission to 2.5-hour cruise aboard an electric yacht

Admission to 3-hour gannet safari cape kidnappers

Admission to New Zealand’s largest showcase of honey products

Admission to self-guided Wairakei Terrace walkway

Breath-taking views of Hawke’s Bay, Mahia Peninsula and Mount Ruapehu

Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD

Complimentary refreshments and water on board

Complimentary tea, coffee, hot chocolate, and cookies

Discover pure New Zealand honey in the heart of Taupō

Enjoy the largest freshwater lake in NZ, one of the main attractions

Experience a geothermal landscape & be amazed by the power of geysers

Explore the scenic beauty of Lake Taupō by stretching your legs along the lakeside

Free honey, mead and liqueur tastings, live beehive viewings and fascinating interactive displays

Free tastings of 100% pure New Zealand honey, honey wine (mead) and liqueurs

Fully guided return transfers from Auckland

Hear the dramatic story of the 1931 earthquake and discover Art Deco

Luxurious temperature controlled transportation

Marvel at panoramic views of Lake Taupō on an eco-friendly vessel with no noise, fumes or pollution

Panoramic lookouts towards the vast Pacific Ocean

Visit mighty and majestic Huka falls

Visit the largest rock carving of this type in the world - only accessible by boat!

Visit to the stunning lake city of Taupō waterfront

Wonder at the beautiful silica deposits on the original pink and white terraces

What's Not Included

Access to Wi-Fi on board for a small surcharge


Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Child safety car seat rental NZD $50.00 plus booking fees payable directly (with 24 hours’ notice).

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 14
  • ADULT: Age: 15 - 99

Additional Info

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Easy and good fitness level required
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
  • Tours are suitable for people of all ages and average fitness. Our scenic walks are short and optional. Please let our guide know at check in if you have any fitness concerns.
  • We are able to accommodate a stroller or a pram, provided it is fully collapsible and can fit in the luggage compartment of our buses.
  • You are welcome to bring your own prepared food, snacks and or beverages (alcoholic beverages limited to guests 18 years and older by New Zealand law).
  • You must be at least 18 years of age and present a valid photo ID in order to consume alcohol.
  • Bring a camera or a phone with camera capability as Cape Kidnappers is the perfect place to get some great travel photos.
  • COVID-19 precautions -Safety measures in place. All areas that exposed to customers are frequently cleaned & sanitised.
  • Each season of the year brings different conditions. Sometimes the sailing is easy, sometimes it rains, sometimes there is not enough wind for us to use the sails and we use our quiet eco-friendly electric engine.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • No swimming experience required, but it is good if you tell us you can't swim. We might ask you to wear a life vest while on deck during sailing.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing suitable for the conditions, walking shoes, sun protection, jacket/warm layer & essential personal items.
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Scenic Cruises run in all weathers due to the river environment not having an adverse effect on conditions.
  • Souvenir photos are available for purchase after your tour
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • This is a guided walking tour and sensible walking footwear is recommended
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • We stay dry – the tour does not involve using a wet suit or abseiling or river rapids, it’s very easy.
  • You must be able to climb and descend stairs and walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) before the scheduled departure time, you will receive a full refund.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) before the scheduled departure time, you will receive a 50% refund.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, you will receive a 0% refund.

  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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