Tongariro Family Fun

This is the best Grade 2 rafting trip in the country and is a great, safe way to experience the thrill of rafting. This rafting adventure is all about having fun while travelling through the beautiful reaches of the lower Tongariro River.

Our purpose built kids-only fishing pond is stocked with up to 4,000 trout! Giving your child a safe place to learn the art of fly fishing. They are guaranteed to catch a fish that they can then have smoked in New Zealand’s own Manuka Honey.

While you wait for your child’s trout to be smoked, you can wander through the Genesis Energy Freshwater Aquarium and hatchery facility, look through an underwater trout viewing chamber or take a stroll along the Tongariro River. The River Walk Visitor Centre is open to the public, full of interesting displays about the Taupo trout fishery and freshwater sustainability.

Afterwards, your child can collect their freshly smoked fish to eat, or take away with them on the road along with their certificate.

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