Experience a cultural cruise with Maori hosts,who welcome you aboard with a karanga (a Maori call of welcome). The only cruise of its kind in New Zealand. “The highlight of our 25 days in New Zealand,” our visitors say. Based on the Waikato River between Rotorua and Taupo. See steaming river banks and spectacular scenery. Hear local Maori stories from the geothermal valley of Orakei Korako. Have a hot swim in geothermal waters. Incredible night cruises with glow worms. Catch and smoke a trout. Enjoy a BBQ or a meal with an indigenous twist prepared by award-winning Maori chef Charles Royal.
Capacity: 35 pax. Duration: 1 – 8 hours. We provide: Fishing rods, aqua shoes and headlamps. What to bring: Warm clothes for evening, swimsuit.