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Welcome to Huka Prawn Park

The ultimate prawn themed adventure park for all ages, Taupo’s only riverside restaurant, and the only geothermally-heated prawn breeding park in the world.

Discover fun for the whole family.

Huka Prawn Park, a place where the whole family will be entertained for hours on end!

Take a guided tour through our nursery and hatchery and hand-feed baby prawns, venture through the activities park , play on the aqua trikes, pedal boats and stand up paddle boards, fire off water cannons, discover the interactive adventure trail and so much more!

Pack a picnic, togs and towel and spend the day exploring.

Update on Prawn Breeding and Fishing

 Prawn fishing is still currently unavailable. We are working through the process to get our prawn numbers back up to be able to open Prawn fishing again however this could be 12-18months taking us in to 2023.

New baby Prawns for Hand feeding

Meet some of the new additions to Shawn’s family, before we get too excited unfortunately this doesn’t mean prawn fishing is back these guys are bound for the hand feeding experience. 

Opening Hours

July School Holidays Open Each Week  Friday to Tuesday


Open 5 days, Friday to Tuesday
Weekends – 9am to 3.30pm
Weekdays – 9.30am to 3.00pm

Closed Wednesdays and Thursdays

Activities Fun Park

Open Weekends*
9am to 3.30pm
Open Public Holidays 

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