Enjoy Taupo by boat. Charter & Cruising on a 36' Bravado-3 for up to 15 people. Rates as low as $150 NZD per hour. Rates: - Fishing Charter - from $150 NZD per hour (minimum 2 hours) - Cruising - from $180 NZD per hour (minimum 1 hour) - $1300 NZD for 6 hours Features: - Berth 14, Taupo Boat Harbour - 11 meter (36ft) Markline 1100 Deluxe - Twin 210 HP Volvo Penta diesel engines - Cruising speed 20 knots - Ideal for 1 to 15 passengers - On board toilet - Fully equipped galley with fridge, freezer and BBQ - A spacious vessel with good shelter - fish or cruise in comfort in all weather conditions We offer: Trout Fishing: The minimum time for a trout fishing charter is two hours but we would recommend three hours or more. Given the time we can go the extra mile for you and you will be able to enjoy both the trout fishing and some of Lake Taupo's spectacular scenery. We supply all the fishing tackle and offer deep trolling with downriggers, harling or jigging. We do not operate to a schedule. You charter the boat of your choice for the time and duration that suits you.We provide top quality fishing tackle and complimentary tea or coffee.You are welcome to bring you own food and beverages aboard or we can arrange catered meals to suit your requirements. Your trout will be cleaned and bagged for you to take home or we can arrange to have them professionally smoked and vacuum packed. You can not buy trout in New Zealand but you can take them to almost any restaurant in Taupo and they will cook them for you. Scenic Cruise: Enjoy a one hour scenic cruise out past Acacia Bay to the Maori Rock Carvings in Mine Bay and back along the Lake Front or take the time to see more of Lake Taupo's spectacular scenery. Big Day Out: Spoil yourselves with a luxury cruise aboard our Markline 1100, "Bravado III". This is a six hour (minimum) excursion to the pristine Western Bays of Taupo where the angling pressure is low, the trout large and the scenery breath taking. Includes: - Six hours cruising and fishing on our luxurious Markline 1100 "Bravado III" - All fishing tackle and licences provided - Complimentary tea/coffee - A catered lunch - Fish of the Day - You hook it and we will cook it for you
While you choose which of our boats you want to charter, we only have one skipper. You will be fishing or cruising with Nick Reed. Nick has been fishing for trout since he was big enough to hold a rod and has been fishing the Taupo fishery since 1987. An experienced skipper, he offers professional, personal and friendly service on our well maintained and presented boats. Whether you are cruising or trout fishing, a novice or an experienced angler, with us, you will have an experience we guarantee you will remember on Lake Taupo.
The captain made us feel very welcome and relaxed. Everything went so smoothly which made for a wonderful experience.
You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.