Educational Tour

A tour through the Tongariro National Trout Centre with an educator, including:

  • TNTC museum of angling history

  • Genesis Energy Freshwater Aquarium

  • Close up encounters with wild trout in the Waihukahuka Stream

  • Feeding trout

  • Viewing the endangered whio (blue duck) - season dependent

All tours focus on freshwater and sustainability issues, but can be tailored to the following ideas (and more!)

  • A healthy river (what makes a healthy river, how do we tell)

  • Everything is connected (food webs, actions and consequences)

  • Striking the balance (critical thinking around the uses of waterways)

  • River at risk (threats to river ecosystems, actions for recovery)

  • Endangered species

    • Whio (blue duck)

    • Whitebait species

    • Tuna (longfin eel) 

Note: The tour is free if you choose not to enter the museum and aquarium, please see the cost page for more details.

Please contact us to discuss your options

Genesis Energy
Department of Conservation - Te Papa Atawhai
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