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For over forty years Chris Jolly Outdoors have been making news in the Taupo region. From our partnership with Tūwharetoa to the celebrities that choose to use our services whilst in the region.

If you have been out with us over the years, please email your story to, we would love to hear your tall tales too!


Chris Jolly Outdoors COVID -19 update

Covid Clean and ready to go !! With school holidays just around the corner, Chris Jolly Outdoors is pleased to announce that it is Covid Clean ready and to go!!. The Qualmark Covid Clean Ready endorsement provides the customer with the assurance that Chris Jolly Outdoors is ad hearing to all Covid protocol’s to insure […]

Fly Fishing Lake Taupo

Fly Fishing Tournament 2021

 Fly Fishing Tournament 2021 An Epic Weekend of fishing on the local rivers of Lake Taupō This was Chris Jolly Outdoors inaugural guided catch and release fly fishing tournament on the local rivers of the Lake Taupo region. Teams of novices and experts battled it out over two days on the river with winners taking […]


Join the Ultimate Virtual Race of 2021

Join Glen Marvin and the team at General Travel New Zealand for the ultimate virtual race of 2021! Chris Jolly Outdoors is proud to be supporting this amazing event with some superb prizes. Run, walk, crawl or bike the length of New Zealand and be in to win amazing travel prizes courtesy of NZ Tourism […]

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A Natural Revival – The New Zealand Herald

The Taupo Classic Combo made it to the Top 8 List of Natural Revival activities to rejuvenate and boost our emotional wellbeing, article published on The New Zealand Herald. ​Book Taupo’s quintessential boating adventures: Chris Jolly Outdoors’ scenic cruise and the thrilling Hukafalls Jet, an absolute MUST DO activity when visiting Taupo. Book online on […]

Cruise Cat Boasts on Lake Taupo

From the Helm – a Note from Simon Jolly

  From the Helm.. Having been involved in the tourism industry for over 30 years, and now owning a tourism business that has been operating for over 40 years, the current situation that the majority of New Zealand tourism businesses are now facing is something that has never been seen before and hopefully, I never […]


The Urban List: Pack your Bags, Here’s How to Spend a Thrilling 48-hours in Taupo

We know it’s a tough gig at the moment, not being able to jet off on holiday to a tropical island in the Pacific or do your OE in Europe, but we should count our blessings that we have our own backyard to explore and thankfully she’s a beauty.If like us, you love a summer […]

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