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Address: 1134 Poihipi Road, Taupo 3377, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 800 252 927
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Casual Clay Bird Shooting, just 15 minutes from Taupo NZ.

For all occasions,...

Casual Clay Bird Shooting, just 15 minutes from Taupo NZ.

For all occasions, Real Action, Any Numbers.

Fun Friendly & Engaging.

Shoots are by appointment only, Short notice normally OK.

A "Must Do" in Taupo NZ... Clay Bird Shooting!

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Really good fun!

Kelvin and his wife are lovely hosts with a good sense of humour. Felt very welcome and lots of easy banter. Went with 7 of my friends. Had 15 rounds of firing the gun and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brigiet T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kelvin and his wife are lovely hosts with a good sense of humour. Felt very welcome and lots of easy banter. Went with 7 of my friends. Had 15 rounds of firing the gun and unlimited throws of the axe and knives. We were all terrible shots but had lots of fun. A good way to spend an afternoon.

Thank Brigiet T
KelvinOConnor, Manager at Clay Break Taupo, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind comments. It was great to host such a friendly funny group. Friends that play together... stay together, particularly at Clay Break Taupo. Thanks again so much! More 

Linkoping, Sweden
Level Contributor
19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Kelvin and Michelle were great hosts. They have a beautiful place with a fantastic view to do the clay break in!

1 Thank gini420
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Level Contributor
16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Great Kelvin and Michelle were great hosts. We did the Clay Break. Excellent safety and instructions given. A whole lot of fun. A fantastic feature is that photos are taken of your day or activity and they are posted on Facebook for you! Highly recommend to all.

1 Thank Bex K
Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

A well run business! We had a really good time and felt very safe. My first time handling a gun but felt comfortable very quickly with Kelvins instructions. I would recommend this to anyone looking for some fun in Taupo. Loved it!

1 Thank BreezaBee
New Plymouth, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Thank you so much Kelvin for another grate time at Clay Break Taupo. Hope to be back again soon. The best host ever.

1 Thank brentsmithok
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

The family went to Clay Break today for some clay bird shooting and archery. As novices, we weren't really sure what to expect, but have to say we were hugely impressed. Kelvin and his team are 100% professional, providing fantastic 'first timer' tuition. The 'one on one' approach and full attention and energy that Kelvin provides means you can't help... More 

1 Thank Matthew61
Napier, New Zealand
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82 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Went to Clay Break with a group of friends and had a fantastic time, the owner Kelvin was a terrific host and a lot of fun. Would certainly return and would recommend to all.

1 Thank Napier1
Napier, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Our group has now been back to Clay Bird Taupo once again and just have to say what an awesome experience it was.All the new activities just add to the fun.Kelvin and his crew were most accommodating and made our afternoon all the more enjoyable with their knowledge and expertise.We highly recommend this attraction if you are ever in Taupo... More 

1 Thank LynnMM25
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Pretty poor business practices if you ask me. I called up Claybreak to book an outing of shooting on the 6th of July. The very first thing the person on the phone asked me on the phone was "how many people are going to be wanting to shoot", I answered with 5-6, I was then asked what time we were... More 

2 Thank Matt_Chalk
KelvinOConnor, Manager at Clay Break Taupo, responded to this review

Good Morning, I am sorry you felt the need to criticize our Clay Bird Shooting operation. Unfortunately your comments are unfounded. The reason in asking how many people were wanting to shoot was to respond to your question, "How much does it cost?" For four people or more the price is cheaper. Suggesting that we do not wish to take... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2015 via mobile

thoroughly enjoyed the clay target shooting. Kelvin was excellent, very patient and encouraging - a natural teacher. Managed to hit 2-3 clay targets so very happy. Good fun, have a go

Thank janeastrange

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