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New Zealands Premier Freshwater Centre

Come and visit our freshwater centre where you can feed our beautiful rainbow trout, learn about conservation and our native fish and maybe see a Kereru, Tui or a Whio on the Tongariro River

Open 10am - 3pm Daily

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Attractions

Freshwater History Museum

Learn about the history of Trout and Fly fishing on the Tongariro River, one of the best fishing rivers in the world. Rainbow Trout were introduced to New Zealand around the turn of the century and have been challenging anglers from all over the world who come here to try and catch them.

Native Freshwater Aquarium

View one of New Zealands best collections of native freshwater fish. Our aquarium has Giant Kokopu, Koura, Tuna and Koaro to name a few species endemic to Aotearoa. Our local ika can be very shy and are especially adept at camouflage or hiding in their environment. Come and see if you can spot them.

Trout Hatchery

Walk through our working trout hatchery with up to 16000 baby trout or "trout fry" in residence. Learn about how adult hens each with around 3500 ova start the process. These trout are moved to the raceways and then finally end up in the Kids Pond.

Kids Fishing Schedule

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    $12.00
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  • Adult Admission
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    $15.00
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  • Kids Fishing Package
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    $45.00
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News

I loved the place, I have been there a few times and always enjoy the whole place. It's not space age, but that is a good feature, laid back and relaxing. Even the Kids fishing days are great.🤠

Tony Donovan

Very interesting. Everything you need to know about "hens" and "jacks" and making "fry" (baby trout).

Peter Mitchell

Amazing place. What the trout centre offers is an experience like none other.

Rotorua Sight-Fishing Adventures

Location

Our Visitor Centre

257 State Highway 1

Turangi

Daily 10am - 3pm

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