Self Drive Boat Hire in New Zealand – U DRIVES
Self Drive Boat Hire in New Zealand – U DRIVES

Self Drive Boat Hire in New Zealand – U DRIVES

Looking for something fun to do in Taupo? Take to the waves with LAKeFUN Taupo, they offer a wide range of fun water activities from waterboarding, kayaking, and kneeboarding to even water skis. All equipment is available to rent for the day!

How far are the Maori Rock Carvings from Taupo?

Only U drive in Taupo are permitted to go to Maori Rock Carvings – allow at least 1.5hours (2 hours gives you more sightseeing and playtime)

Hire your own boat to go fishing or just for a joy ride, which you can take anywhere out on the Maori sea where there are amazing Maori Rock Carvings. There are also jet skis and kayaks for hire, such as the 4 Yamaha VX Deluxe model at a cost of $120 for half an hour and $195 for 1 hour. Up to 2 people can accommodate a jet ski.

  • single kayak $30 per hour
  • double kayak $40 per hour
  • stand up paddleboard $35 per hour
  • biscuit ($40)
  • wakeboard ($40)
  • kneeboard ($40)
  • waterskis ($40)
  • fishing gear ($15) hire
  • Pay by Credit Card with a 3% surcharge for online payment
    • $140 per hour – 2 pax
    • $150 per hour – 4 pax
      $160 per hour – 6 pax
      $180 per hour – 8 pax
      $200 per hour 10 pax

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