Tongariro National Trout Centre, Turangi

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Learn about the inhabitants of New Zealand's extensive freshwater rivers at Tongariro National Trout Centre. Dedicated to teaching visitors about freshwater fishing, the complex stresses the importance of the sport to the country's economic and cultural history. The aquarium offers an interesting perspective on the underwater lives of these impressive creatures, and the multi-sensory exhibits lead you through the story of the local peoples' relationship with the freshwater giants. Nature and river walks, well marked and with information panels along the way, complete the experience. To visit Tongariro National Trout Centre on your trip to Turangi, use our Turangi online road trip planner .
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  • Google the trout history, pictures, video etc. as opposed to paying $15.00. Sorry but this was a dull attraction.  more »
  • an interesting attraction full of history and interesting facts on trout and trout breeding well worth the visit  more »
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  • This was a wonderful experience for the adults at $15 p.h. children free. Was disappointed to be charged $30 per child to catch a fish. What happened to the $10 per child, ?? Please make this more affordable for families.
  • Interesting facts and knowledge about fly fishing in Tongariro. You can see some fishes in the aquarium as well as plenty of trout in the rivers. Not too bad, a little pricey for that amount of content though at $15.
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