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Chris Jolly Outdoors

#7 of 27 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Taupo Features Animals
Ferry Road | Taupo Boat Harbour, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 0623
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Maori Rock Carving Cruise from Taupo
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This family run business has been operating scenic cruises, private boat charters, Trout fishing tours, guided hiking and hunting excursions on and around Lake Taupo for over 30 years. Offering 4 launches to choose from with outstanding facilities for entertaining, scenic tours and of course Trout fishing. Chris Jolly and his team will ensure you have the tip of a lifetime. Also our new Boat shuttles on the Great Lake Trail - NZ Cycle Trail (Nga Haeranga)we can boat shuttle you from bay to bay.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Ferry Road | Taupo Boat Harbour, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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+64 7-378 0623

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very relaxed and easy way to see Lake Taupo. 90 minutes. Fab views of the mountains, town and Maori carvings. Really clear water. Enjoyed the fishing for rainbow trout, can't believe the lines go down about 100 feet. Best bit was feeding the flying ducks...More

Thank CAROLE N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst it rained for most of our trip, this only added to the beauty and mystery of this Great Lake. The rock carvings were beautiful. Nic and Pete you made this trip for us, you are both friendly and welcoming and we really enjoyed cruising...More

Thank jennifero326
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started the day in glorious rain, which made the biking all the more interesting. I am not a gun biker, more the Nana type, and had to walk up some of the steeper bits and when I got puffed but the downhill parts were...More

Thank Yve G
chrisjolly, Director of Sales at Chris Jolly Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank-you for your review, I would have to agree, this trail is a 'must do' at any time of the year. So pleased you enjoyed the whole experience and we'll look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We were looking forward to a relaxing trip on Lake Taupo. Unfortunately there was a HUGE tour group booked in with us. This is by no means a fault of the tour company but I suggest in future book them in separately as it takes...More

Thank MattyAspinall
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We certainly were blessed by the weather today - bluest of skies, no wind, clear crisp air. The 1 and 1/2 hour tour of the lake was expertly managed by skipper Greg who gave a very knowledgable commentary as we went along. Michelle looked after...More

Thank Maria G
chrisjolly, Director of Sales at Chris Jolly Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank-you for your lovely review - we appreciate you taking the time and will look forward to seeing you again one day.

Reviewed 2 May 2017

We had a blast !!!! The staff and facilities were fantastic – your company came highly recommended and we can see why. The mix of Fishing, Skeet Shooting and the Rock viewing was just great. Trout have been smoked and shared around our smoko room...More

Thank SWPESocialClub
chrisjolly, Director of Sales at Chris Jolly Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank-you so much! We are delighted the experience lived up to expectations and you've had some delicious Taupo Trout to enjoy back at work. We'll hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed 30 April 2017

On Easter Sunday, my husband and I were in Taupo, and found ourselves having no plans for the day. We rang Chris Jolly Outdoors, and luckily we were able to join their brunch tour that morning. The weather was perfect, we had a great cruise...More

Thank Kristan N
chrisjolly, Director of Sales at Chris Jolly Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time for your review, we really appreciate your thoughts and very pleased you enjoyed the brunch cruise so much!

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Fantastic way to have a staff celebration! Great service from the crew, great environment to talk with the team, have a drink, catch a fish!

Thank Louis d
chrisjolly, Director of Sales at Chris Jolly Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank-you for taking the time to comment - much appreciated. We are very pleased you had a wonderful afternoon and look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 29 March 2017

Really enjoyed the cruise to the carvings and clay bird shooting off the boat, the crew were very friendly and accommodating. Lunch was delicious! Overall a very relaxing and fun day on the lake!

Thank Alex B
chrisjolly, Director of Sales at Chris Jolly Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Fantastic! thank-you for your review, so pleased you had such a great time, we'd love to see you again.

Reviewed 29 March 2017

Went on charter for a work activity, really enjoyed the day. The staff were excellent, had fun doing the clay bird shooting. The lunch provided was good too.

Thank Anna C
chrisjolly, Director of Sales at Chris Jolly Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Many thanks for you review, So pleased you enjoyed your day, come back soon!

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rditrolio
Hi. We will be in New Zealand in October and will be on a Taupo Lake cruise with your company. We are really looking forward to the experience. We would also love to know what to expect weather-wise to help pack for the adventure. Thanks. Bob Di Trolio
28 August 2016|
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Response from chrisjolly | Property representative |
Hi Bob, apologies for not seeing your question earlier! I agree with all of the above - Spring weather is very changeable here - from tee-shirts to warm jackets. Be assured the boat is warm, dry and comfortable and we look... More
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