M18562 was established in 1994, and is the original Kayak to the carvings company here in Lake Taupo.
It is owned by husband and wife team Michael-Paul (M-P) and Alex Abbott who have a passion for the outdoors and especially the Great Lake Taupo Region where we are raising our family.
We have an extensive history in the tourism and customer service industry. After gaining his outdoor recreation and adventure guiding certificates, Michael-Paul, focused his career in the Kayaking and Rafting industry both in New Zealand and abroad. He has a number of nationally recognised outdoor qualifications, including senior grade 5 raft guide, raft guide assessor, wilderness first aid, and skills active registered assessor.
We are 100% NZ owner /operated and are very hands-on, ensuring the consistency and quality of our products and services. Our experienced guide’s, share in our belief that customer service is paramount.We believe that our unique experiences concentrating on, customer service, professionalism and safety ensure that you’re M18562 natural experience is one that will remain with you forever.