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Chris Jolly Outdoors

Multi-Option Businesses in Lake Taupo
Price range:
$46.00 - $64.00


Description

Chris Jolly Outdoors have been operating on and around Lake Taupo for over 30 years. This is a family run business that has grown and diversified over time without losing that personal touch. We love helping families and businesses make the most of the beautiful surroundings of Lake Taupo.

Chris Jolly Outdoors can organise your ultimate outdoor adventure, whether its catching a trout on Lake Taupo, fly fishing for Brown trout in the stunning Tongariro river or cruising to the Maori rock carvings (weather permitting) while enjoying a delicious brunch on board.

Our daily Scenic Cruises have become a must-do for visitors to the Taupo region. Free tea/coffee and hot/homemade muffin. Colouring in competition for the kids. Skippers Certificate for the kids. Great family rates. Plus all our launches are fully enclosed so you will stay warm and dry and still get fantastic photo opportunities of the Maori rock carvings and the snow capped mountains in the World Heritage Tongariro National Park.

Chris Jolly Outdoors’ selection of 4, fully equipped launches cater for 1-140 people. Our launches offer a superb choice of water based activities such as daily scenic & brunch cruises, private trout fishing charters, weddings a-float, conferences and dinner & party cruises.

We also specialise in creating bespoke packages for guided hiking, guided fly fishing, guided hunting, helicopter wilderness experiences and scenic excursions.

All our charter boats come equipped with galley, full bar facilities, fishing gear, music systems, flush toilets, lounge style cabins and safety equipment. Our professional and friendly team will ensure you have the trip of a lifetime.


Options

#1 - 10.30am Daily Scenic Cruise

Our daily scenic cruises are a must-do for visitors to the Taupo area. Cruises depart twice daily at 10.30am and 1.30pm and run for 1.5 hours. We also run a Sunday Brunch cruise which runs for half an hour longer.

Cruise around the northern bays of picturesque Lake Taupo, past the snow capped mountains of the World Heritage Tongariro National Park. A live running commentary gives you the history and the Maori mythology surrounding the lake. Stop at the Maori rock carvings and head right out to Kaiapo Bay. Free tea/coffee and hot, homemade muffin.

Plus colouring-in and skipper certificates for the kids. Our launches are fully enclosed so you can stay warm and dry no matter the weather.
Should the cruise not be able to run due to the weather your tickets will be valid for an alternate day. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


#2 - 1.30pm Taste of Taupo Cruise

Cruise to the famous Maori Rock carvings on beautiful Lake Taupo then enjoy a trout fishing demonstration in a secluded bay. Any trout caught will be prepared by the crew for you to try. Experience fishing for yourself with the purchase of a licence. Relax and listen to the live commentary while you enjoy a complimentary tea or coffee and hot, homemade muffin. This 1.5 hour cruise is the perfect way to get a real 'Taste of Taupo.'


#3 - 10.30am Sunday Brunch Scenic Cruise

Our Sunday Brunch cruise which runs for two hours, a half hour longer than other Chris Jolly Cruises.

Cruise around the northern bays of picturesque Lake Taupo, past the snow capped mountains of the World Heritage Tongariro National Park. A live running commentary gives you the history and the Maori mythology surrounding the lake. Stop at the Maori rock carvings and head right out to Kaiapo Bay.

Plus colouring-in and skipper certificates for the kids. Our launches are fully enclosed so you can stay warm and dry no matter the weather.

Should the cruise not be able to run due to the weather your tickets will be valid for an alternate day. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Reviews


avatar - Apr 2017 -

ERIC SUDIONO

great friendy operator

avatar - Mar 2017 -

Volkmar

It was a very nice cruise on Lake Taupo with Chris Jolly to see the Maori carvings. The Muffins were very delicious.

avatar - Jan 2017 -

MILLIE MIRIAMA DIACK

The service was great, we all enjoyed the 2hr journey and explanation about the rock carvings and stop over to do some fishing. Not too long. We had visitors from Dunedin who had never been on the lake b4.

avatar - Sep 2016 -

COLIN DAWSON

avatar - Aug 2016 -

JOANNA DYER

CANCELLATION POLICY

If a cancellation is made within 24 hours of arrival day, loss of 100% of the total booking price.