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Directions to Office and Departures

Directions to Office and Departures

Driving Directions

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If You Have Come From Auckland

  • Continue on State Highway 5 via Amohau Street, McDonalds is on the right.
  • Proceed through the Fenton Street intersection and continue until you come to the first roundabout at Tarawera Road – Large overhead sign marks the turn-off to Lake Tarawera and The Buried Village.
  • Follow the sign up the hill and continue to Lake Tarawera. Lake Tarawera Water Taxi is 12 km from the roundabout.
  • Drive past The Blue Lake and The Green Lake and The Buried Village.
  • 2 km on from The Buried Village, you will see a large blue sign indicating “The Landing” with a road going to the right. Turn right here.
  • 100 metres down on your left you will find the Water Taxi office.
  • If you have not previously booked, call into our office and make your bookings. It is better though to book online before coming in case there are no seats available.
  • Continue on the same road and you will find the Water Taxi Departure location point.

If You Have Come From Taupo

  • Te Puia” is on the right and the Golf course on your left.
  • At the first roundabout turn right into Sala Street.
  • At the first set of lights turn right into Te Ngae Road.
  • Proceed through the Fenton Street intersection and continue until you come to the first roundabout at Tarawera Road – large overhead sign marks the turn-off to Lake Tarawera and The Buried Village.
  • Follow the sign up the hill and continue to Lake Tarawera. Lake Tarawera Water Taxi is 12 km from the roundabout.
  • Drive past The Blue Lake and The Green Lake and The Buried Village.
  • 2 km on from The Buried Village, you will see a large blue sign indicating “The Landing” with a road going to the right. Turn right here.
  • 100 metres down on your left you will find the Water Taxi office.
  • Continue past on the same road and you will find the Water Taxi departure location point.


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