SAIL BARBARY - Lake Taupo
Sailing to Taupo's iconic Maori Rock Carvings since 1983, Barbary offers relaxation, fun and adventure. We're equipped for all conditions - if the wind dies down, Barbary's eco-friendly electric engine kicks in, or if you prefer a real sailing adventure then come aboard when the wind is up, and enjoy sailing Lake Taupo at its best (and quietest!)
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Cruise Lake Taupo and sail Barbary, a 1920s vintage sailing yacht won be Errol Flynn in a card game! Daily scenic cruises on Lake Taupo to the Maori Rock Carvings and along the Taupo lakefront. Barbary cruises are 2.5 hours long and depart the Taupo Boat Harbour at 10.30am and 2pm daily. Summer evening scenic cruise departs 5pm. Charters available. Simply sit back and relax on our spacious deck or help sail Barbary, set and trim the sails, helm the boat - all under the watchful eye of your experienced Captain Jamie Looner. No experience is necessary. Summer cruises may include a swim stop at the Rock Carvings. Barbary has been operating on the Lake for almost 30 years and is recommended as one of the must-do Taupo activities. Cruise Lake Taupo and experience sailing on Lake Taupo at its best. Prices range from $10- $90. Includes FREE hot beverage or glass of beer/wine and a souvenir postcard. We don't promise the best trip on the lake- We Deliver It!