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Review of Huka Prawn Park

Huka Prawn Park
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$21.96*
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Interactive Prawn Park with Prawn Fishing in Taupo
Ranked #8 of 70 things to do in Taupo
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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!
Reviewed March 8, 2012

we didnt go into the park, to do any prawn fishing etc. but we did have an excellant lunch there. if you have young kids im sure thay would enjoy their time at the prawn park

Thank Shirley L
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Reviewed March 8, 2012

Awesome for kids and adults alike. lots of activities, take a picnic or eat onsite in their restaurant, but dont forget the sun block even of an overcast day.

Thank Jo D
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Reviewed March 5, 2012

We didn't catch much prawns, but it was fun to give it a try! Between three of us adults at $24 each, we only caught 4 prawns with 3 hours of fishing (so that's about 9 man hours of effort trying to catch it if you count each and every one of us).

You're provided with bamboo rods, ox hearts and buckets to put your catches in and they cook the prawns for free. They say there are 30000 prawns in there but the little fishies eat the bait before the prawns get to them

Tour was interesting to see the sizes of prawns and then hand feed them.

Eating in the restaurant was very expensive. One kilo of prawns was $98, even with the exchange rate, that's still bloody expensive!

Staff were really friendly, parking was amply, wheelchair accessible to most parts.

Thank SLL888
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Reviewed February 22, 2012

We enjoyed our time here. Great for the family lots of things to see and do. Easily accessible. The food is delicious and nice view out from dining to the thermal area. Well planned and setup.

Thank kaahu5
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Reviewed February 20, 2012

Love going here and taking the family... Its always busy but still good and love the prawns..

Thank Joanne M
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