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Whio Family Day Turangi


Sun 19 Mar 2017, 10:00am–3:00pm

Where: Tongariro National Trout Centre, State Highway 1, Turangi, Lake Taupo

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Activities for children - real whio on site in the whio crèche, meet Neo & Beau the whio dogs, whio ranger obstacle course, nature scavenger hunt - with a chocolate fish on completion, stories, singing, and spot prizes. Free entry to the grounds.

Native fish aquarium tours, with scheduled feeding times at 11am and 1pm. Entry to the freshwater aquarium/Taupō Fishery museum/trout hatchery are discounted for adults for the event at $12 (usually $15), free entry for supervised children. Turangi locals have free entry with proof of residence.

There will also a whio duck face "photo booth" with props for entering a competition for a wild whio experience with a DOC ranger for a day

Powhiri is at 10am by the children’s pond.
Bring a picnic. Food and drinks also available on site.

Carpooling encouraged, or bike ride to the event via the Tongariro River Trail. This will help with traffic management and parking, thank you.