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“Awesome for the family”

Tongariro National Trout Centre
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US$103.65*
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Tongariro River Family Fun White Water Rafting from Turangi
Ranked #3 of 19 things to do in Turangi
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Walk the banks of the world famous Tongariro River. Visit the Trout Hatchery with its own museum and fresh water aquarium. Learn the history of fishing in Taupo. Have a picnic by the pond, feed the trout with special food available for sale from our visitor centre. See wild trout in the streams and at the underwater viewing chamber. Small charge for adults, kids free!
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Love the trout hatchery, and so do my children. We've been a number of times, and they also ask to go back. Get value for money. See the diferent stages of growth and the processes they use. Well worth a visit

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Reviewed 5 August 2013

Loved the displays of memorabilia and old fishing related items. The library would be worth a look sometime if you have the time to sit and read. The tanks of fish with their educational plaques were great but for us the high light is the big viewing tank, outside, that lets you see under the actual stream and come close up to the adult wlid trout in the water.
The grounds are lovely and perfect for a family outing and picnic.

Thank jandkNgatea
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Reviewed 12 July 2013

We took the kids there as my Dad was a stoic trout fisherman who had visited NZ many times. We wanted to show them the fish that Grandpa used to try and catch - the wily trout! It was beautifully laid out and very interesting. Our son loved it and the Tongariro River is truly beautiful!

Thank Sandie P
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Reviewed 7 May 2013

Plan in advance if you want to go to this attraction - it's not always open.

Great fly fishing for the kids, family days often held. But also great for a couple to wander through, enjoy the bush, and watch the fish.

Thank Helen W
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Reviewed 25 March 2013

Very very interesting visit. We probably went because it was free which is a shame as it was so interesting.

Thank Kay S
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