Lake Taupo Charter Levante Riviera 4000 Offshore Sedan
Levante
Levante

Boat Charter

Lake Taupo Charter Chris Jolly Outdoors Cruise Cat
Cruise Cat
Cruise Cat

Boat Charter

Supercat 2 boat charter Lake Taupo
Supercat
Supercat

Boat Charter

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Waikare II
Waikare II

Boat Charter

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Guided Hiking & Cruise
Guided Hiking & Cruise

Package Deal

Chartering a boat on Lake Taupō is the ultimate escape.
Lake Taupo Charter Levante Riviera 4000 Offshore Sedan Levante

Lake Experiences

Levante

Boat Charter

Our Riviera 4000 Offshore Sedan

The ultimate way to entertain small groups in Lake Taupō. The perfect luxurious venue for an overdue rendezvous or secret meeting. Suitable for up to six guests, the sheer elegance of this launch, coupled with your personal crew, will most certainly meet your expectations as you tour Lake Taupō. The Levante is an intimate setting with full amenities, fishing equipment with four lines on board, and a professional sound system to provide the perfect ambience for your escape.

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Lake Experiences

Cruise Cat

Boat Charter

Our 52 ft Catamaran

The finest party boat hire option in town, without a doubt. Hosting a fully licensed bar, dancefloor, smart TV screens, booth seating, and an open layout, this is the ideal location for any gathering. Cruise Cat has seen it all: parties, business meetings, family reunions, and enough generations of fun to last a lifetime. You haven’t seen the best of Lake Taupō’s boat charters if you haven’t taken this boat out!

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Lake Experiences

Supercat

Boat Charter

Our 50ft Catamaran

Welcome to Supercat. The conference event boat, the fishing boat and the family fun boat. Equipped with the perfect platform to bomb into Lake Taupō, as well as plenty of space upstairs and down to dance to your favourite tunes. The open plan layout over the two levels is fantastic for entertaining, for families with small children or for functions where you want to spread out but still feel connected.

What a spectacular venue. Stand on the top deck with a cool brew and enjoy the million-dollar view.

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Lake Experiences

Waikare II

Boat Charter

Our Traditional 50ft Launch with Wooden Interior

Probably the most elegant of the fleet with romantic wooden interiors, copper fittings and a stylish downstairs bar, Waikare II is the ultimate venue for up to 35 people. This iconic lady has seen many famous faces cross her boards.  With split level entertaining areas, and beautiful outdoor spaces, Waikare is perfect for any activity and any function.

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Lake Experiences

Guided Hiking & Cruise

Package Deal

The Chris Jolly Outdoors guided hike and cruise combo is a package deal that takes you on an adventure from Kinloch to Kawakawa. A 4WD will collect you and your party and whisk you to the start of a scenic two-hour hike to Kawakawa Bay. Once you have journeyed to your collection point at the edge of Lake Taupō, take a deep breath and enjoy the western lake views before heading off. A stunning launch will take you across Lake Taupō’s azure waters on a gentle cruise into the Taupō Marina and you will be escorted home.

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Experiences...

Māori Rock Carving Ngātoroirangi Taupo Lake Cruise cat expedition in Lake Taupo New Zealand
Māori Rock Carvings
Māori Rock Carvings

Daily Cruises to Ngātoroirangi

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Lake Experiences
Lake Experiences

Charter Boats on Lake Taupō

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Land Experiences
Land Experiences

Biking, Hiking, Hunting and More

he Taupō region is a fly fisherman's paradise, with over 600 kilometers of fishable water. Whether you're a seasoned angler or just getting started, there is a Chris jolly guided tour for you.
River Experiences
River Experiences

Rainbow & Brown Trout Fly Fishing

Waikare Aft Deck
Experience Together
Experience Together

Group Outdoor Fun for All Ages

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I book a trip with Chris Jolly Outdoors?

You can book a trip with Chris Jolly Outdoors by either calling us on +64 7 378 0623, emailing us at bookings@chrisjolly.co.nz or filling out the form to make an enquiry. If you want to book a cruise to the Māori Rock carvings, head over to the experience page to book direct.

Is jumping into the lake allowed from the boat?

It is encouraged! The crew will tell you when it’s go time. Show us your best bomb – the more water spray, the better!

Can you swim in Lake Taupō?

Yes! From December through to March it is absolutely beautiful to get in to that fresh crystal clear water. We would advise a good quality wetsuit if you’re going to attempt it in winter!

Is Lake Taupō a volcano?

Lake Taupō is a caldera volcano, formed approx 26,000 years ago. It erupted 29 times, with the last eruption about 1800 years ago. These days, Lake Taupō is the second largest freshwater lake in the southern hemisphere.

Is Lake Taupō fresh water or salt water?

Lake Taupō is a fresh water lake with excellent water quality, perfect for swimming, fishing and even drinking!

What should I pack for the boat?

Bring the basics: sunscreen, insect repellent, a snack, a filled water bottle, and a warm jersey. If you’d like to go swimming, we suggest togs (kiwi for swimsuit!), a towel and a spare change of clothes.

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