Guided Fishing Tour

Experience a 4 hour fishing tour with Native Xperience.

Option One:

This is for the first timer who would like to get an introduction into fly fishing for Trout. Learn how to tie your own lures and use them out on the river. You will be taught casting techniques to sharpen up before you hit the water. Enjoy the natural setting of the Waitahanui River while you try out your new skills and attempt to catch the elusive Rainbow or Brown Trout.

Option Two:

For the experienced fly fishing enthusiast.  You will be accompanied by our Nativexperience fishing Guide who will take you to some of the best fishing spots around the local rivers

Price: $350.00 Half day Tour (Max 2 persons)

Additional person $60.00

Includes Morning Tea, Fishing licence

Available Monday to Friday 8.30am - 12.30pm

A full day fishing tour is available on request.  head to our contact page and one of our friendly team will sort things for you.

The Native Xperience


The NativeXperience tour gives you an opportunity to meet our native people and experience the local maori way of life from food gathering, cultural practices and Maori arts and crafts.

We have designed a tour option to give you a taste of Maori culture in its modern day form but still holds fast to our traditional practices.

You will experience:

  • Gathering Food from the land (seasonal)

  • Gathering and preparing Maori Rongoa (Maori medicine)

  • Harvesting & Preparing harakeke (flax)

  • Maori arts & crafts 

  • Making a Poi & Learn a waiata (song)\

  • Walk along the river & Lake (Discuss the importance of the lake and our waterways to Maori.

If this activity suits you then book today


Price: $199.00 pp Half day Tour

Maximum of four people 

Includes Pickup, Drop off, Morning Tea

Available Tuesdays & Thursdays from 8.30am - 12.30pm

For larger groups contacts us and we can tailor a package to accommodate your needs


Tour Taupo

Our Native Tour Guides who were born and bred on this land will take you on a guided tour to some of Taupo's most iconic places.


These places are of cultural significance to the people of Ngati Tuwharetoa and you will learn about the history and stories passed down through the generations.  

Take this opportunity and feel free to ask your guide questions that you have about Maori culture and this beautiful land so that you leave with the knowledge and better understanding of Taupo's history and Maori traditions.


You will learn about:

  • The creation of Lake Taupo and its tributaries 

  • Our Kahui Maunga (warrior mountains) 

  • Our Marae and its importance

  • Our Tupuna Ngatoroirangi and Tia

  • Our Puna Waiwera (Hot pools & Geothermal)

  • Our Kai (Food)

  • Our Rongoa (Maori medicine)


Your tour will conclude with a guided tour around Wairakei Terraces Thermal Park where you will see the amazing power of the geothermal activity and experience the beauty of the Terraces while you soak in the comfort and warmth of the hot thermal pools of Wairakei.


Price: $149.99  for half day tour (4hours)

Includes Transport, Morning Tea, Thermal Pool Entry

Maximum 4 people

Available Monday to Friday 8.30am - 12.30pm