Sail Barbary eco-sailing on Lake Taupo

Sail Barbary eco-sailing on Lake Taupo

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Really enjoy the sailing trip with Sail barbary team , great guide explanation , it is my fifth taupo tour and getting better to know Taupo lake' stories.
Had the most amazing time on the Barbary for my birthday, ended up with a family from where we live in hamilton and it was the most amazing and entertaining trip. Chris was the best skipper made us all laugh I honestly 110% recommend this trip and will be doing it when I come back down
Great trip out to the carvings on Kakariki. Father and daughter went swimming, Mummy took the photos.
Sail Barbary eco-sailing on Lake Taupo exploring the Māori rock carvings at Mine Bay
Last week we held our final Business Booster workshop for 2021 - Stress Management & Mental Health by Tuatara Counselling Services at Cafe Lacus . Thanks again to Jacqueline and Ali for a great chat. Hopefully you've all been using your breathing techniques and butterfly hugs!🦋🦋

The Winner of our The Merchant of Taupo hamper for the night was Sarah from Zest Brokers.

Our major Staycation Prize valued at over $2000 went to Christina @ ADDI! Christina will enjoy the following prizes thanks to many of our awesome local businesses!

2x night stay incl breakfast at Millennium Hotel & Resort Manuels Taupo
$50.00 The Cozy Corner Taupo voucher
$50.00 Baked With Love Taupo voucher
$50.00 Cafe Lacus voucher
$100.00 Incredible India Restaurant voucher
$100.00 Vine Eatery & Bar voucher
3 x Lil Something coffee vouchers
2 x Skydive Taupo Nz
2 x Taupo Bungy
1 x 2person escape Confinement Escape Rooms - Taupo
1 x Doughboats Lake Taupo trip for 2 people
2 x Sunset Sail Barbary eco-sailing on Lake Taupo cruise
2 x Hukafalls Jet, Lake Taupō, New Zealand

How amazing is that!

We look forward to bringing you more awesome workshops for 2022! 😁
When the sun's out you can't beat a trip out with Sail Barbary eco-sailing on Lake Taupo ... beautiful views!!!
Do you know an Auckland couple that could use a romantic post-lockdown escape? We want to give them a break they deserve 👫 👭 👬
This two-night, three-day getaway includes:
💙Accommodation at The Reef Resort - Lake Taupo
💙A cruise to the Ngātoroirangi Māori Rock Carvings with Sail Barbary eco-sailing on Lake Taupo
💙A pass for the Wairakei Terraces and Thermal Health Spa
💙A flightseeing experience over Tongariro National Park with Taupos Floatplane
💙Luxurious spa packages from Skin Sanctuary Day Spa and Beauty Therapy
💙A chance to swing the ultimate prize at Lake Taupo Hole in 1
💙Indulge at the award-winning restaurant The Brantry
💙Amazing coffee and baked goods with lakeside views at Espresso Cove
💙Guilt-free breakfast at The Cozy Corner Taupo
💙Dine on fresh contemporary New Zealand cuisine at The Bistro
💙Shop the unique crafts and eco-friendly homewares at Spacecraft

Enter or send the link an an Auckland couple here https://www.lovetaupo.com/en/auckland/couples-getaway/
See all five giveaway packages here https://www.lovetaupo.com/en/auckland/
Step aboard the electric yacht Sail Barbary, and not only experience sailing on the crystal-blue waters of Lake Taupō, but do so sustainably with minimal impact on the environment.

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Had a great time on the lake over the weekend! Couldn't ask for a better day. Lovely to see the rock carvings. Enjoyed the hot drink on the boat too.
So good to see Sail Barbary eco-sailing on Lake Taupo back out enjoying the lake again!!!
That rain was enough to get them sailing again!!!
Recipe for a great weekend in Taupo:
Book ahead, including restaurants the town is very busy on the weekend ✔️
New cafe Cafe Baku on the lake front is fantastic
Take a leisurely cruise to the Maori rock carving with Sail Barbary eco-sailing on Lake Taupo.
Highly recommend Vine Eatery & Bar for lunch. Take a scroll around Wairakei Terraces, visit the majestic Huka Falls, enjoy a relaxing dip at Wairakei Terraces and Thermal Health Spa, finish the day with a devine dinner at Bistro Lago and stunning accommodation at Hilton Lake Taupo
See more NZ!
#dosomethingnewnewzealand #purenz
Thank you so so much for the amazing trip out on Saturday!!! Was a great way to celebrate a double 40th!! The best food was delivered to the boat by The Good Graze co ... was magical!!! Thanks Sail Barbary eco-sailing on Lake Taupo !!! This is a must do if you want to celebrate in style!!!

Sail Barbary to Lake Taupo's iconic Maori Rock Carvings
Adult: $49-$59; Child: $29 www.sailbarbary.com Sail Barbary has New Zealand's only commercially operated electric yacht!

Proudly entertaining Taupo for 37 years. Hop on board our beautifully refurbished, eco-friendly yacht and enjoy an informative and interesting trip to the renowned Mine Bay Maori Rock Carvings. Sit back and relax in a comfy beanbag with a beer or wine or assist the crew to man helm or hoist the sails. Daily 2.5hour cruises to the renowned Maori Rock Carvings depart at 10:30am, 2:00pm and *5:00pm (

Operating as usual

01/06/2022

A moody Winter sky gives different views. Lake Taupo’s weather can be very changeable. You can depart with a grey sky and return with the sun shining

Sail Barbary eco-sailing Taupo on Google 12/05/2022

Sail Barbary eco-sailing Taupo on Google

New hot Winter Deal. Check it out :D

Sail Barbary eco-sailing Taupo on Google Winter, it's so hot right now!

05/05/2022

Skipper Pete chauffeuring a customer around the lake! Much to the amusement of the other 9 people behind the photographer 😄
Treat your Mother to a Sail Barbary trip this Sunday. Weather outlook is ☀️ Look for the discount when booking 💙

29/04/2022

You may be lucky to see the shadow of the sail boat on our 2pm trip. Keep your eyes open just before you reach the Maori Rock Carvings.
In the Summer it will be the trip departing at 5pm. Photo credit @emily_catarina_


22/04/2022

Enjoy sailing with Sail Barbary an eco-friendly electric yacht, no noise, no fumes and no pollution

Watch this reel by harshi.sharmaa on Instagram 21/04/2022

Watch this reel by harshi.sharmaa on Instagram

I’m sharing this wonderful reel full of ideas for an Autumn weekend in Taupo. Includes @sail_barbary. Can you guess where the other places are?

Watch this reel by harshi.sharmaa on Instagram Surfaces, salem ilese • Come With Me | Planned Iridescence Effect

11/04/2022

Look at this gorgeous smile. All ages enjoy going out on the yacht. If you want to have a turn at the wheel just ask the skipper.

We are open this Easter 🐣 Thanks for the photo @clairebrothwood


No hurry, no worries: Take it easy in Taupō this weekend 30/03/2022

No hurry, no worries: Take it easy in Taupō this weekend

Checkout this wonderful article about Taupo and Sail Barbary in the NZ Herald written by Anna Sarjeant

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/relax-to-the-max-taupos-most-laid-back-itinerary/KJOBEVPSITV5WHZP7A52SGLBSY/#

No hurry, no worries: Take it easy in Taupō this weekend Not after an adrenalin rush? Try this totally relaxed Taupō itinerary.

Photos from Sail Barbary eco-sailing on Lake Taupo's post 26/03/2022

The safety briefing
Wonderful group sailing to celebrate a birthday

12/03/2022

Sail Barbary’s 10.30am departure in the mouth of the Waikato River. Sails go up once we are have cleared the river.

11/03/2022

Barbary reversing out of her Berth for another sailing adventure on Lake Taupo. Happy group of passengers onboard

05/03/2022

Barbary was hired by this wonderful group of women for some fun out on the lake.


Photos from Sail Barbary eco-sailing on Lake Taupo's post 04/03/2022

Come for a sail and enjoy a swim in the lake. It is still a good temperature for swimming. The forecast for March is sunny and warm
Photo credit: Christine Sabin


Photos from Sail Barbary eco-sailing on Lake Taupo's post 12/02/2022

Group of Hens on Barbary enjoying the sunshine and cool blue water last weekend. Such a romantic way to spend the day on an eco friendly quiet yacht

Photos from Sail Barbary eco-sailing on Lake Taupo's post 08/02/2022

Taupo Boat Harbour from the look out point in Redoubt St. Boats leaving for their 10.30 am departure. Barbary’s tall masts can be seen easily

Photos from Sail Barbary eco-sailing on Lake Taupo's post 22/01/2022

A rainbow 🌈 of Hens. A private charter trip about to depart for some sailing and other fun 🤩 Can you see the bride? Pic 2.

10/01/2022

Barbary rounding Whakamoenga Point on a hot sunny Summer day

Photo credit: Cheryl Turner

17/12/2021

A group sail to the Maori Rock Carvings

05/11/2021

It is not often you see a yacht out of water. Here is Barbary ll on the hard about to be surveyed by a representative of Maritime NZ. All boats undergo this inspection on a regular basis. It is what keeps the public safe. We also gave her hull a few coats of paint.

18/10/2021

Another successful Barbary trip to visit the Maori Rock Carvings on our beautiful Lake Taupo.

04/10/2021

Barbary returning from a beautiful sail to Lake Taupo’s Maori Rock Carvings

01/10/2021

Our 5pm sunset trips have started! Come and enjoy life with friends watching the sun go down! These girls brought their own champagne to drink. We have wine, beer and cider on the boat.

24/09/2021

Relax and enjoy a hot drink while we take you to the local Maori Rock Carvings. The cups we use are eco friendly

18/09/2021

Barbary 2 returning from a trip to the Maori Rock Carvings. Entering the mouth of the Waikato river

16/09/2021

Kia Kaha Auckland

11/09/2021

It wonderful to be back out on the water today. Thanks to all the people who sailed with us. Happy birthday to Jemima.

07/09/2021

We are open tomorrow in Level 2. Remember your mask and your phone so you can scan in. Come sailing and enjoy gorgeous views of our stunning snow capped volcanoes

02/09/2021

Skipper Kerry chatting to passengers 😮😲who is sailing the boat? If you’re a keen sailor you can have a go manning the helm.

02/09/2021

Barbary cruising around Whakamoenga Point on its way to the Maori Rock Carvings

20/08/2021

Be safe be kind people until we can move freely around NZ again! Short term pain for long term gain! Then come join us for a sustainability tour to the Maori Rock Carvings.

06/08/2021

Here is @daisy_lizzabeth and friends elegantly modeling our toasty warm ponchos!! Gorgeous and essential at this time of the year!

26/07/2021

Saturday was a perfect day to be out on the lake, cruising to the Maori rock carvings

23/07/2021

Come out for a sail with us and enjoy snow capped mountain views with your hand wrapped around a hot drink!!

Photos from Sail Barbary eco-sailing on Lake Taupo's post 13/07/2021

I know our ponchos are not the most stylish item to wear or photograph 😆 but they are toasty WARM on Winter days⬅️for sexiness

09/07/2021

They say ‘there is no such thing as bad weather only bad clothing choices’ 😄Dress up in your warm gear and enjoy a Winter sail.

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Sail Barbary has New Zealand's only two commercially operated electric yachts!
Proudly entertaining Taupo for over 30 years. Hop on board our beautifully refurbished, eco-friendly yachts and enjoy an informative and interesting trip to the renowned Mine Bay Maori Rock Carvings.
Sit back and relax in a comfy bean bag with a beer or wine or assist the crew to man helm or hoist the sails.

Daily 2.5hour cruises to the renowned Maori Rock Carvings depart at 10:30am, 2:00pm and *5:00pm (*5.00pm summer only).
Price:
10.30am / 2.00pm = $49 adult, $29 child 0-15yrs
5.00pm / 7.30pm = $54 adult, $54 child 0-15yrs


Sail Barbary is also available for Private Charters. Great for hens parties, special occasions, weddings, corporate events and work functions.

Email: [email protected] or
Phone: 07 378 5879 to tell us about your plans.

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Sail Barbary to the Maori Rock Carvings
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Address


Redoubt St, Taupo Boat Harbour
Taupo
3330

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 3pm
Sunday 9am - 5pm

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