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“Fearless in Taupo”
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Sail Fearless
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Great Lake Taupo Maori Rock Carvings Sail Trip
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: "Be Fearless" Come on board Fearless for simply the best sailing experience on Great Lake Taupō. This is the more intimate cruise option to the famous Maori Rock carvings, with sleek lines and a maximum of only 18 passengers. Guests can relax on beanbags and snuggle under blankets, or give the crew a hand. The pirate-themed Sail Fearless has got to be the not-so-buried treasure of Great Lake Taupō . With a heart of gold and extensive knowledge of the region, lake and notoriously quick-tempered weather of New Zealand it is no wonder Fearless (David) has won so many awards for his affordable cruises. The Experience Experience the beauty and thrill of a scenic journey out to the infamous Maori rock carvings taking in the popular Te Kopua and Acacia Bays en route. Be sure to bring your camera to capture some of the most breathtaking views around. The Sailing Fearless sails under full sail or gently meanders, when it is truly calm, by motor. The Swim Stop Each trip includes a swimming stop in summer or winter if your brave (weather depended). The longest swim stop out of any other company on the lake. The Refreshments Light Refreshments can be purchased from the cheapest bar on the lake or you can also bring your own light refreshments for your convenience. So come and join us on Fearless for a trip to remember! note Please be at Berth # 31, 15 minutes prior to sailing time. Also please bring warm clothing & soft shoes (No hard shoes) You are more than welcome to bring food and drinks on-board too.
Reviewed June 2, 2013

I had an amazing time out on Fearless with Bill and his Crew. The sailing was beautiful and the company fantastic. Couldn't ask for a better experience. Can't wait to go again!!

Thank samantha m
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

Capt. Dave & his crew were such a blast. It was a very windy day & a bit choppy, but still very relaxing & fun. Bring a light jacket & towel. We went out to the Maori carvings but no swimming because of the choppy waters. Didn't matter, we all had a great time, conversation, & beer & wine on the way in. Can't wait to go back. Enjoy. This was the best activity I did in Taupo. Totally worth it! :)

Thank mgriser
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

what a fantastic way to spend the afternoon on Lake Taupo . the skipper was fantastic , knowledgeable and friendly ... he even let my partners little boy steer ship for a little while , which he loved

excelllent value for money , was just a shame we had a windless day , although the skipper did try to set the sails

if you're in Taupo i would thoroughly reccomend this trip

Thank clayforth19
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Reviewed March 21, 2013

This sailing trip was excellent. We have been on many sailing trips elsewhere in the world and often the boat's engine has been used a lot more than the sails! On Fearless, it was clear from the outset that the skipper just likes to sail and the engine was used only to get us in and out of the short distance into the harbour at Taupo. The sailing was excellent and all were given the opportunity of a go at the wheel. We enjoyed seeing the Maori carvings and here the boat stopped for a short while to give us a chance for a swim in the Lake. All decided to stay on board and enjoy instead the complimentary drink of wine, tea, coffee or soft drinks. The boat is not big enough to take too many people and you can choose to sit either in the cockpit or on the decks. We had a lovely trip and would do it again if we are lucky enough to visit NZ another time.

Thank tessa C
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Reviewed March 16, 2013

We did the 5pm sail to the Maori carvings and it was lovely! We didn't swim but enjoyed watching others jump in the freezing water. A complimentary drink hit the spot. So relaxing and fun meeting other travellers and hearing great stories from the crew! Will do again and again when we visit Taupo again.

Thank C K
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