Explore the myriad activities and scenic beauty offered by Lake Taupō. This section features articles on everything from water sports to quiet lakeside retreats, providing a comprehensive guide to making the most of your time by the water.

Maori rock carvings

Welcoming Singapore to Lake Taupo

Simon and Tahlia taking time out to update the Singapore travel trade about Chris Jolly Outdoors.

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The Waikare II Charter Boat in 1981 in taupo boat harbour

Taupo’s Nautical History with the Waikare II

A Reflection of Taupo's Rich Boating History Waikare II is a 1973 Vietnam-era boat that has been restored and is now used for leisurely activities.

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Cruise Cat Super Cat And Waikare

A Message From The Helm With Simon Jolly

As always, in bad situations, there are opportunities that arise, and as we are heading out of our summer season I thought I’d share some of them with you.

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Mike Yardley Great Temptations in Taupō

Luxuriating in the heart of Lake Taupō, onboard a private fishing charter with Chris Jolly Outdoors, the bright spring sunshine had cast the great lake in a deep shade of oceanic blue, as the water glinted like freshly cut diamonds.

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Come fly fishing with Chris Jolly Outdoors and experience the best trout fishing in New Zealand.

Top 3 Favourite Trips for Dad this Father’s Day

For over 40 years, we've been creating unforgettable outdoor experiences. This Father's Day, treat your incredible dad to one of our top picks!

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Orvis endorsed Fly Fishing Guide With A Rainbow Trout In Taupo New Zealand

Fly fishing in Taupo: Kiwis have trout fishing’s winter of gold

The trout in Lake Taupō may be well-fed but closed borders could mean lean times for those who rely on hooking the big spenders.

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