Tongariro National Trout Centre, Turangi

Learn about the inhabitants of New Zealand's extensive freshwater rivers at Tongariro National Trout Centre. Dedicated to teaching visitors about freshwater fishing, the complex stresses the importance of the sport to the country's economic and cultural history. The aquarium offers an interesting perspective on the underwater lives of these impressive creatures, and the multi-sensory exhibits lead you through the story of the local peoples' relationship with the freshwater giants. Nature and river walks, well marked and with information panels along the way, complete the experience. To visit Tongariro National Trout Centre on your trip to Turangi, use our Turangi online road trip planner.
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  • Friendly staff. Great price. Kids fishing is top notch. Guaranteed fish and they fillet and smoke it for you too. The highlight of our two week holiday.  more »
  • This is a great mix of nature walk, museum & fishing for the kids. We drove 45 min from Taupo where we staying. Museum free for kids and cheap for adults. We found it informative and the kids liked....  more »
  • This was a wonderful experience for the adults at $15 p.h. children free. Was disappointed to be charged $30 per child to catch a fish. What happened to the $10 per child, ?? Please make this more affordable for families.
  • Interesting facts and knowledge about fly fishing in Tongariro. You can see some fishes in the aquarium as well as plenty of trout in the rivers. Not too bad, a little pricey for that amount of content though at $15.

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