The Levante Riviera 4000 Offshore Sedan

Chris Jolly Outdoors is proud to present the jewel of our fleet, the Levante, a gorgeous 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.

Trip Highlights

A true bucket list checklist item for an intimate and luxurious boat charter with your own crew, on some of the cleanest water on the globe with some of the best trout fishing in the world.

What’s Provided

Space availability for 6 guests. Access to a fully stocked range of beverages, and able to be catered. A professional sound system. Fishing equipment to support four fishing lines at a time.

Transport and Timing

Trip time is negotiable with our team and depends on the length of your event. The Levante Riviera 4000 Offsure Sedan is moored at The Taupo Marina and your guests should arrive at Berth 4, Taupo Boat Harbour, on Redoubt Street to embark.

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Catch up with 5 mates on the Levante, and tick ‘Fish Lake Taupō in style’ off your bucket list – it’s about damn time!

Levante Charter Boat On Lake Taupo

The Levante, Chris Jolly’s Offshore Sedan

The Levante charter boat is 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.

Take her out and enjoy the ultimate way to entertain small groups on the impressive vistas that the Great Lake Taupō has to offer you.

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What to Bring

  • Sunscreen and sunhat
  • Sunglasses
  • Event appropriate clothing
  • Warm layers
  • Swimwear
  • Boat friendly footwear

Visitor Information

  • The Chris Jolly staff are English speaking
  • There is nothing dangerous dwelling in the lake
  • No snakes, or poisonous insects
  • Our thin ozone layer means you can get sunburnt quickly

The Charter Includes

  • Exclusive and cosy space
  • Chill vibes
  • Drinks, and catering on request
  • Scenic backdrop for your hang out
  • Room to catch with your mates

Chris Jolly Outdoors made the whole process of booking and coming aboard an absolute breeze! Thanks for the hard mahi.

– Dylan

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What types of event or celebrations can the Levante cater for?

Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just looking for a unique way to spend time together, Chris Jolly Outdoors can help make it an unforgettable experience.

  • Birthday Parties
  • Bucket List Trips
  • Small Corporate Groups
  • Romantic Escapes
  • Proposals

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lake taupo from above and chris jolly boat

Why Charter a Boat with Chris Jolly Outdoors?

There’s something special about being on the open water, feeling the sun on your face and the wind in your hair. It’s a feeling of freedom and adventure, and it’s something that everyone should experience at least once in their lives. If you’re looking for the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors, Chris Jolly Outdoors offers charter boat cruises on Lake Taupo aboard the Levante.

With over 40 years of experience, Chris Jolly Outdoors have an expert team in outdoor adventure, who all know how to show guests a good time. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing cruise around the lake or an action-packed day of fishing, Chris Jolly Outdoors has a charter boat package that’s perfect for you.

So what are you waiting for? Charter the Levante today and start making memories that will last a lifetime.

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The Levante is the ultimate luxury venue for an overdue rendezvous or romantic interlude.

Lake Taupo Charter Levante Riviera 4000 Offshore Sedan 1

A Unique Proposal Idea on the Lake

A charter on Chris Jolly Outdoors’ Levante is the perfect way to spend a romantic evening cruising around the lake, so what could be better than a proposal on the lake? We offer a unique and romance-filled proposal package that includes a private cruise on the lake, complete with champagne and roses. Invite your closest family and friends to share in the moment.

What could be more romantic than popping the question surrounded by the stunning scenery of Lake Taupō? Nothing, we reckon! So if you are looking for a truly unforgettable way to propose, the Levante charter boat is the perfect choice.

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Fishing off the Levante with Chris Jolly Outdoors

Hosting your Visitors with the Levante

Hosting visitors in your hometown can be a lot of fun. Showing them around town, introducing them to your favourite restaurants and sights, and giving them a glimpse into your everyday life is a great way to create lasting memories.

If you’re looking for a truly unique experience for your visitors, chartering the Levante from Chris Jolly Outdoors is a fantastic option. Not only will they be able to see Lake Taupo and the trio of impressive mountains that surround it, but they’ll also be able to learn about the history and culture of the Taupō area. Chris Jolly Outdoors offers a variety of different options, so you can find the perfect tour for your group.

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Lake Taupo at sunset in NZ

The Perfect Gift

How about giving the gift of a charter boat trip on beautiful Lake Taupo? With a Chris Jolly Outdoors gift voucher, your loved one can choose to spend their day on the Levante, a luxurious charter boat, or use the voucher towards another one of Chris Jolly’s amazing outdoor experiences.

The voucher can be used for any activity offered by Chris Jolly Outdoors, so your loved one is sure to find something that they’ll enjoy. Best of all, the voucher can be used for any trip or activity, so it’s the perfect way to give them a flexible and unique gift. So why not give the gift of an unforgettable experience with a Chris Jolly Outdoors gift voucher today?

$200 Gift Voucher

My husband was over the moon at actually landing a trout and it has kickstarted his enthusiasm to get back into trout fishing again.

– Sarah G

Be entranced by the vistas from the intimate setting of the Levante.

Let’s Plan Your Cruise

What We Offer

  • Private charter boats with catering/bar/fishing equipment and crew
  • Access to private land, water and know-how of local’s secret spaces
  • Functions, corporate events & team building

Reliable & Experienced

  • Over forty years in the central North Island tourism industry
  • We’re a family business, with local Taupō knowledge
  • Our staff are experienced adventure experts

Adventure Qualified

  • 5 Star Rated Gold Qualmark
  • Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guides
  • Trip Advisor’s Travellers Choice 2023
  • Partnered with Ngāti Tūwharetoa

Your Taupō Activity Partner

From beautiful lake views, to fishing crystal pools, to scenic hikes in the central North Island wilderness; Chris Jolly Outdoors are the go-to guides to tick off that bucket list.

In Taupō, the adventure possibilities are truly endless. We guarantee one thing – we’ll create a memorable experience for you that you’ll treasure forever.

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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 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 fish can be caught on Lake Taupō?

Lake Taupō offers great fishing for rainbow trout and brown trout.

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.

What risks are involved in your activities?

All our activities include some level of risk. Your guides takes all practicable steps to ensure your safety, and with any activity in the outdoors you acknowledge an element of risk involved.

Scenic Cruise / Private Charters are operated on Lake Taupō, which is a deep and exposed body of water, with its inherent risks.

Mountain biking is an inherently dangerous sport.

Hiking in the outdoors is an inherently dangerous activity.

Fly Fishing is a water based activity, and that with water, risks are increased.

Please read our Disclosure document for a full list of potential risks.

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