Looking for things to do in Taupo? Sail Barbary’s Lake Taupo cruise offers make for great family, staff and mates’ days out – no experience necessary. Experience a 2.5 hour Taupo boat cruise you won’t forget. Marvel at the Maori Rock Carvings and scenery from our restored eco-friendly yachts.
Lounge on the spacious decks, sailing across Lake Taupo and learning about the region’s history! The Sail Barbary crew have outfitted NZ’s only commercially operated electric yachts with comfortable seating and warm ponchos for those stormy, adventurous days on the water. You can even bring your own picnic, snacks and beverages on our unique Lake Taupo cruises.
Why not give your friendly Captain a hand? On Sail Barbary’s Kiwi boat cruises you can help hoist the sails and take a turn at the wheel. If conditions allow, you can go for a swim near the Maori Rock Carvings or simply relax.
Sail cruises with Sail Barbary are among the top things to do in Taupo for all ages, without noise or pollution. From families and locals to backpackers – with comfy seating, music surround sound entertainment system, movie screen, bathroom facilities, galley and BYO (Bring Your Own) food and beverage option you’re bound to experience the trip of a lifetime.
Locally owned and operated for over 30 years, we have a range of authentic Kiwi sail cruise options, ranging from Maori Rock Carving cruises and movie cruises to yacht charter and party on the lake options. Spots are snapped up fast, so choose your Lake Taupo cruise below and book now!
New Zealand's only two commercially operated electric yachts
Maori Rock Carvings Cruise
10.30am/2.00pm Sail Barbary Cruise
ADULT NZD$44, CHILD NZD$25
Your 2.5 hour Cruise includes: a non-alcoholic beverage and a Sail Barbary Postcard
5.00pm Sail Barbary Cruise (Summer Only)
ADULT NZD$49, CHILD NZD$29
Your 2.5 hour Cruise includes: Buffet style selection of pizza, a glass of wine/beer or soft drink and a Sail Barbary Postcard
Plus, you can BYO (Bring Your Own) for Food and Beverages.
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