Berth 2, Taupo Harbour    +64 21 669 139 

Ernest Kemp Cruises are actively following advice from authorities regarding COVID-19. Our health, hygiene and cleanliness practices are always of a high standard, however given the current situation of Coronavirus, we have implemented further measures including:

  • Hospital grade antibacterial spray used in between trips on high traffic areas (door handles, handrails, bathrooms, tabletops and chairs)
  • Alcohol swabs to wipe down EFTPOS machines and booking areas
  • Antibacterial wipes available for customer use, along with sterile gloves
  • Limiting passenger numbers on cruises to allow additional personal space.

Latest Reviews

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torialison

This is a very pleasant little tour. The staff were very kind and had lots of helpful and interesting tidbits without talking the entire trip so we could still relax and enjoy our surroundings.

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Jean M

Great value for money and such lovely crew. Would definitely do it again when we go back The rock carving were very good.

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ShayRids

Fantastic way to spend a morning - great scenery and friendly family feel. Staff were awesome - approachable and informative. Highly recommend this trip!

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Moana Heurea

Nice, relaxing cruise. My 3 year old grandsons were really curious when we boarded the Ernest Kemp; neither of them had ever been on a boat before. I loved the excitement that I saw in both of them when the boat began out over the Waikato River and then on to Lake Taupo. My Niece and 9 year old grandson had a lot of fun as well. Would definitely do this again but I'm thinking, the Cocktail...

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Corinacassia

Had a great time, the staff were awesome and very informative. The boat was comfortable and clean and the swim was refreshing and warm. We enjoyed the company and the carvings were unique and a sight to behold.

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Meciej B

We really enjoyed this relaxing afternoon cruise to see the Maori Rock Carvings. We were satisfied with the service. Staff was really friendly and helpful. We were served with some nice beverages. Overall, it was a very good experience.