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Interactive Prawn Park with Prawn Fishing in Taupo
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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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Karetoto Road | Wairakei Tourist Park, Lake Taupo, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-374 8474
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped by because it was lunchtime and thought if these folks specialize in prawns that they would be great🦐🦐🦐but what we received was prawns that we were hard as rubber...really small...and extremely expensive!! They are probably laughing 😂 at the tourists that frequent this...More

Thank Deanna D
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Not a place we'd have thought to go, but it was recommended by a friend so we went and were not disappointed. What a great place to spend a day. Lots of different fun activities to do after taking the tour of the prawn farm....More

Thank Allgoodthyngs
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This is our 5th time here and frankly will be our last. 2 of 5 times the food was good. Good enough for us to give this place few more times after disappointment but today, prawns were pale (almost white) and can see the legs...More

Thank Johnny C
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I have been here 3 times over the last 5 years with friends and it has been fun every time. Catching prawns is quite addictive! Even better when you get to eat them in the restaurant afterwards. Highly recommend the tour too

Thank Scott R
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We were limited by the time of our next booking. Don’t rush. Arrive at opening and do everything. It was a relaxing place and we caught 8 prawns between us. The walk is beautiful. We could have got a book out at the foot baths...More

Thank gogogo474
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Great experience! Perfect activity for adults and kids. We ordered lunch prior going through the park. The food was absolutely delicious. The staff were extremley hospitable and friendly. We ordered the Prawn Curry, Kids Combos and Fish meal. Everything we ordered was enjoyable and tasty....More

Thank Kaley55
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Great fun day for adults and children alike, wish we'd gone earlier in the day as the prawn fishing can be quite addictive.

Thank Matt T
Reviewed 11 March 2018

It is easy to find five minutes out of Taupo There was no waiting to get in we had prepaid on online but still there was no need to do this other than convenience we were given a map and some trout food there is...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We arrived at the Huka Prawn Park to see what it was all about. Before we purchased a rod we wanted to go in to the Prawn Pools to see what it was like. We were refused entry as we had not paid. Un-friendly staff,...More

Thank Sharron C
Prawn101, Guest Relations Manager at Huka Prawn Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Hi Sharron, Thanks for your review. Can you email me and let me know what date you came so we can follow up who was working at the fishing park on that date. info@hukaprawnpark.co.nz We do have an entry fee into the park which includes...More

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

This is a Must See if you have made your way to Taupo Lake region. The wild rush of brilliant turquoise river water is fabulous. It can be accessed from several vantage points. Please note...Pay toilets here..a first for us in NZ. We'll worth the...More

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Supitchaya H
11 July 2018|
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Helena V
2 May 2018|
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Response from Prawn101 | Property representative |
Hi Helena, It's like any fishing there's a knack to it - some people catch a couple and others catch plenty. What you catch is yours to keep - no extra charge. Hope to see you soon.
11 August 2017|
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Response from Prawn101 | Property representative |
Yes they are all included. Sorry for the late reply!