The Tongariro National Trout Centre is a great place for kids.
Feed the trout in our Children's Fishing Pond, check them out in our underwater viewing chamber and learn about the Taupo fishery and the Tongariro River.
On special days of the year we open our pond for childrens public 'fishouts'. These days always book out so contact us today to make your family booking
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Our Children's dates for 2014
Wed 30th Apr - School Holidays full
Sun 1st Jun - Queens Birthday Weekend limited space
Wed 16th Jul - School Holidays sorry fully booked
Wed 8th Oct - School Holidays
Sun 26th Oct - Labour Weekend
Wed 7th Jan - School Holidays
Wed 14th Jan - School Holidays
Bookings are essential
Pond Opening Hours for children's fishouts
The pond will be open between 09:30am and 2.30pm, rain or shine.
To book for one of our Children's Fishouts, please contact us on (07) 386 8085 between 10:00am and 3:00pm (1 May to 30 November) and between 10:00am and 4:00pm (1 December to 30 April).
Alternatively you can email email@example.com
BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL
What you need to know ...
Children aged 6-14 years (inclusive) can fish the pond with the help of Volunteer Anglers.
Option one:- Kids Fishing $5
. Includes 'special' child's license, certificate. We provide all equipment and one of our volunteers will help and instruct child with casting etc.
Option two:- Kids Fish, Fillet & Smoke package $10.
This includes $5 'special license' package as above plus we also fillet and smoke your catch for you.
Fly-casting Tuition: $10.00 per child, $15.00 per adult (one hours sessions starting at 11:00am and 01:00pm)
Rods and Gear
All fishing gear is provided, but you may wish to bring your own fishing gear for the fly-casting lessons only.
Food and refreshments
A 'sausage sizzle' BBQ and other food is available from $2.00 per item.
Cash payments only. We are sorry but there are no EFTPOS or VISA facilities available at our fishing pond.