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Huka Prawn Park

Karetoto Road | Wairakei Tourist Park, Lake Taupo, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-374 8474
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Interactive Prawn Park with Prawn Fishing in Taupo
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New Zealand's only Prawn Fishing Park. Located just 5 minutes from Taupo and offering hours of entertainment for people of all ages. Experience the thrill of landing the fiesty prawn at Hook-a-Prawn Fishing, enjoy the delight of hand feeding, baby prawns in the Prawn Nursery, and get up close and personal with Shawn the Prawn, in the Aquarium. Then head out to more than 6 hectares of fun and entertainment throughout the park, including interactive water features, adventure playgrounds, trout viewing and feeding, and geothermal foot baths. The day wouldn't be complete with relaxing beside the mighty Waikato River at the Riverside restaurant and bar and enjoying a mouthwatering selection of meals and beverages on offer. Huka Prawn Park, a day of fun and adventure for all!
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Karetoto Road | Wairakei Tourist Park, Lake Taupo, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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+64 7-374 8474
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our kids really enjoyed fishing for prawns and got one each. They also enjoyed the other activities on site.

Thank Rose-Anna F
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Prawn101, Guest Relations Manager at Huka Prawn Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Rose, That's fantastic, as long as the kids are happy Mums happy! Hope to see you all again soon. Warm regards, Stacey @Huka Prawn Park

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the tour which was interesting just to know more about the prawns, both kids enjoyed feeding the baby prawns. We could of spent more time at the park we where there 3hours and it wasn’t enough

Thank Karen T
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Prawn101, Guest Relations Manager at Huka Prawn Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Karen, Thanks for the awesome review, we really appreciate you taking the time to do so! So good to hear you had a wonderful day with us. Warm regards, Stacey @ Huka Prawn Park

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited twice this week as the kids (5 teenagers) has so much fun fishing. Ended up costing well over a couple of hundred dollars for 13 prawns all up, but we enjoyed watching them try so hard. Luckiest thing is that I am the...More

Thank Q2076FSteresah
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Prawn101, Guest Relations Manager at Huka Prawn Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for coming and visiting us not only once but twice in one week! Sorry that the food wasn't up to scratch for you, I would love to have some information on the date you guys visited so I can...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to the prawn park. We went early morning so not a lot of others there which was great for us having 4 kids in tow. Wasn't the greatest weather but plenty of shelter to keep dry. Loads of activities for...More

Thank FizzA3
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shrimp farm, great helpful guide Sian, very helpful and fun, enjoyed feeding shrimps, them eating of our arms, lunch with everything shrimps, great service, nice walk also with trout feeding and finally beautiful couch

Thank RobertAuckland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited The Prawn Park on 21 January 2018. Lovely facility. Very informative tour. Great experience Prawn fishing. Good value for money.

Thank 468lesleyl
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been to Huka Prawn quite a few times but this is the first time with our daughter who is two. Within five minutes of arriving she’d caught a prawn which was a relief as I imagine she could have lost interest without an early...More

Thank PDWFire
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a technique involved Kiddies enjoyed the different activities Only got one round 15cm & couple of smaller ones Nothing like the 38cm on the whiteboard unfortunately

Thank Chris P
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is quite a unique place and we had a great time. We could see many children having lots of fun with fishing,paddle boats and much more

Thank Vacation-Advocates
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

It’s a good way to spend a whole day in this place when it’s sunny. Entertaining for the whole family when my dad was fishing and my son could help out or just playing around. Not easy to fish, needs lots of time and being...More

Thank Rollypotsto
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Tallpeople4
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