Tongariro National Trout Centre, Turangi

#3 of 18 in Things to do in Turangi
Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
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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  • We took our children (10 and 7) to a kids' fishing day in the holidays. The trout centre is set in beautiful surroundings, you can see trout being bred, and they got to fish with guides with a...  more »
  • Unexpectedly fascinating. 15 dollars per adult and free for children. Worth every penny of it. Fun and interesting fact about fishing culture in New Zealand and good history of the introduction of...  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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