Set sail by sunset to the Māori Rock Carvings

Sunset Tour

Highlights & Inclusions
  • Maori Rock Carvings
  • 2 - 2.5 hours trip (approx)
  • Guided tour with Captain and crew
  • Inside seating 25 people
  • Swimming stop (weather permitting)
  • Tea and Coffee available for purchase
  • Licenced Bar onboard
  • Snacks available for purchase

Is there anything more beautiful than seeing the extraordinary Māori Rock Carvings by sunset? Encounter the best Lake Taupo has to offer and join us for an unforgettable sailing tour to the Māori Rock Carvings on our luxury catamaran ‘Tiua‘.

Enjoy an sunset eco-sailing experience in pure comfort on Lake Taupo. Our experienced and friendly crew will welcome you aboard to relax in the spacious saloon, covered cockpit and deck areas. You are invited to learn about the stunning natural environment and rich cultural history.

Tiua can accommodate up to 35 guests on board in any weather and is surveyed to carry up to 50 guests in total. We have a fully licensed bar aboard with a great selection of wine, beers and spirits.

  • Fountaine Pajot Marquises
  • Length 53ft (16.m)
  • Beam:26ft (8m)
  • Draught 5ft(1.370m)
  • Max speed under engine: 6 knts
  • speed under sailing: 6 to 16 knts

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

  • Beanbags for outside seating.
  • Wet weather clothing and blankets are available on all our tours.
  • Drinks are available on all tours for purchase.


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

Prices are in NZD.


2 - 2.5 Hours approximately


variable (Nov - March)


Taupo Sailing Adventures, Lake Taupo Cruises, Maori Rock Carvings
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