Includes Pizza & 1 Drink, Experience the Māori Rock Carvings by sail!

Sunset Heaven

Highlights & Inclusions
  • 2.5 - 3 hours trip (approx)
  • Guided tour
  • Swimming stop (weather permitting)
  • Maori Rock Carvings
  • 1 drink
  • Pizza
  • Sunset

Is there anything more beautiful than seeing the extraordinary Māori Rock Carvings by sunset, aboard a scenic sailing tour? Visit one of the most extraordinary contemporary carvings in the world as the sun sets. Listen to our experienced skippers and learn about the history of the lake. Give the crew a hand hoisting the sails and take a turn on the wheel or just snuggle under some blankets and enjoy the wide selection of drinks. This tour includes a drink and pizza. Take a dip and swim in the crystal-clear waters of the largest freshwater lake in Australasia (weather dependent).

  • Length on deck: 47ft (14.3m)
  • Length on waterline: 38’6ft (11.7m)
  • Beam: 12’6ft (3.8m)
  • Draught (lightship)5’8 ft (1.76m)
  • Max speed under engine: 7 knts
  • Max speed sailing: 9-10 knts
  • Max. of 20 passengers (the boat can seat up to 24 passengers on deck)
  • Lounge with seating for up to 12 people.
  • Reach the rock carvings faster, allowing for more time to swim.
  • High quality sound system.
  • Fridge and freezer on board.
  • Equipped for the latest health and safety standards.

Please bring

  • Your camera to capture some of the most breathtaking views around.
  • Swimsuit and towel, if you want to take a dip in the lake
  • Sunblock
  • Warm clothing
  • Soft shoes

We provide

  • Wet weather clothing and blankets are available on all our tours.
  • Pizza + 1 glass of beer selection, wine selection or non-alcoholic drinks
  • Drinks are available on all tours for purchase.
Restrictions: NO hard soled shoes or high heels.


Adults (Ages 15+)
Child (3-14)

Prices are in NZD.


2.5 Hours approximately


variable (Nov-March)


Taupo Sailing Adventures, Lake Taupo Cruises, Maori Rock Carvings
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