Chris Jolly


Taupō activity packages

Relax on a boat charter with your family or loved ones, fishing, hiking, biking, fly-fishing or visit the Māori Rock Carvings. We can create the perfect Taupo holiday itinerary for you while working within your budget. 

Stop searching for ‘Things to do in Taupō’, and let us plan your stay based on what you love to do.  

All you need to do is to decide what you’d like to experience while you’re here and we will do the rest. Let us cross off a few things on your bucket list this year…

Taupo Classic Combo | Hukafalls Jet & Chris Jolly

Taupo's MUST DO Activity - the Huka Falls Jet.
Here's your chance to ride on two of Taupo's original boating adventures - Hukafalls Jet and Chris Jolly Outdoors. Departing from the Taupo Marina at 10:30am, climb aboard the 52 ft catamaran Cruise Cat and cruise in comfort and style through Lake Taupo's stunning bays on a 90-minute journey culminating in a close-up view of the famous Maori Rock Carvings.  Enjoy the live commentary as you savour delicious warm homemade muffin and hot drink. Sit back and unwind in the comfortable booth seating with viewing platforms on two levels. There are tons of activities for kids on board, and some epic photo opportunities. The Cruise Cat is an excellent all weather boating option. Package include: 90-minute Cruise on Lake Taupo, including muffin and hot drink 30-minute Hukafalls Jet experience You can book this combo online now! (more…)

Rod & Rifle

3 days | 2 nights
Spend three days in our NZ playground fly fishing and hunting.  Crystal water and exclusive land access to 10,000 acres of pristine wilderness.  The ultimate experience for the hunter/gatherer enthusiasts.

Romantic escapes

1 day
Romance on the water - visit waterfalls only accessible by water, watch the sunset with a glass of fine wine and a sizzling barbeque as the water gently laps against your private launch.  Fish, paddle board or simply admire the stunning views.

Stag & Hen parties

Half day
Fully catered boat charters, sound system, entertainment and a responsible environment so that you know you’re in safe hands with us.  A high end option for those seeking the ultimate pre wedding bash.

Owhaoko Wilderness Escape

Owhaoko whenua (land) has nourished and provided for the people who lived and travelled through the area to hundreds of years. Nestled between the Kaweka and Kaimanawa national forests, south-east of Lake Taupo, the rugged ranges stir awe and respect. The first suggested package we will be offering at the lodge will be a 24-hour hiking stay. This will include a full day hike, or alternatively two half-day hikes. This will be one of the premium hosted hiking packages in New Zealand.

Fly Fishing Multi Day

Duration: Tailored
Combine a variety of activities like raft fishing, 4x4 access to crystal pool fishing and heli depending on your budget. Don’t waste a day off the water, let us create a superior holiday that keeps your lines tight the whole time.