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Te Kiri o Moehau Partnership proudly announce the acquisition of the renowned Huka Prawn Park in Taupo, with the ownership transfer set to take place on 19 June 2024.
This marks the beginning of an exciting chapter for this unique local attraction, well known for its innovation with the introduction of ‘Prawn Growing and Prawn Fishing’, and its blend of family leisure, riverside dining and adventure.
As part of the phased redevelopment, certain areas of the park will be temporarily closed, but the riverside restaurant and hatchery tours will continue to operate as normal.

Behind the Scenes Tour

Start by joining our behind the scenes guided tour, hear about our 30-year history and connection to our neighbouring geothermal power station, be shown through our unique nursery and hatchery where thousand of pawns are breed annually, see our big breeding prawns up close and personal and while you’re there hand feed the baby prawns, an experience like no other. Don’t worry they don’t bite, just tickle.   

This fun and interactive tour is great for all ages and included in your day pass or tour only passes are available. Tours leave from the foyer on the hour from 11am-2pm, allow 30 minutes.

Prawn Themed Activities Park

From the minute you arrive at our entrance you will be amazed at such a place existing in the world. Imagine 6 hectares of riverside park grounds to explore, ponds to paddle on, interactive installations, adventure and fun around every corner and geothermal heated gems to warm you up and spots to relax .

You will hear the fun and laughter coming from our dedicated boat pond as families and friends race up and down the pond on stand-up paddleboards, water trikes, pedal boats and not to forget Swanderella and Duck Norris! The kids will want to go on them ALL, so be prepared for some pedalling power and wet feet!

The fun doesn’t stop at the boat pond. From here you can venture off on Shawn’s adventure walk where there are endless interactive experiences for the whole family to engage in. Throughout the park you will see true kiwi ingenuity with the perfect mix of sciences and fun set around our ponds and among native trees alongside the Waikato River! There are hidden gems, challenges, water activities and adventure around every corner so take your time to explore and make memories that will last forever! You’ll even find geothermally heated seats and footbaths along the way so take 5 to relax in nature.  

Throughout the park you can find plenty of spots to sit back and enjoy a picnic or head along to our Riverside restaurant and enjoy a menu and location that is uniquely us!

Admission Prices:

Adults: $27.50  |  Child: $15.00 (5 -15 years old)

Under 5’s free with a paying adult

 Student: $20.00

Family: $75.00
(includes 2 adults & up to 5 children 5-15yrs and under 5’s free with paying adult) $65 family pass available with no Behind the Scenes tour

Guided Tour Only $15.00

1.5-2 hours recommended to enjoy all the activities through out the park and the tour.

Check out some of the fun activities you can find around our fun park.


Make sure you allow plenty of time so you can take your time to explore as there is 6 hectares of pack grounds with fun and adventure around every bend and these are only some of them….


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