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Chris Jolly Outdoors - Lake Taupo Scenic Cruises


Cruise to the famous Mine Bay Maori Rock Carvings and around the picturesque bays of Lake Taupo. A full commentary is given on the volcanic history and Maori mythology surrounding Lake Taupo. Great for families and those who want comfort on the water

Enjoy comfort and style on our 90 minute cruise on Lake Taupo. It is fully enclosed and wheelchair friendly with large outdoor decks allowing a closer view of the carvings. Suitable for families with activities for the kids, we also have wheelchair access. We have a 10.30am and 1.30pm (Trout fishing demonstration included) departure in winter and add a 5pm cruise in summer. You receive a complimentary hot drink and homemade muffin on all day trips, and the evening trips offer a drink and nibbles. Take in the extraordinary surrounds of our District in complete comfort and warmth. Our experienced crew will look after you, to enjoy an experience of a lifetime. Free WiFi on board all year round! Book online today.

Opening times

Business hours
8.30am - 5.00pm Monday - Friday.24 hour call line for all other enquiries +64 7 378 0623. Closed Christmas Day.
Months of operation
All Year


$40 - $49 (Adult)
- $18 (Child)

Free Tea or coffee and homemade muffin on board all of the scenic cruises.

+64 7 378 0623
0800 252 628
+64 7 378 9458
Physical address:
Chris Jolly Outdoors Lake Taupo Scenic Cruises
Chris Jolly Outdoors, Taupo, Berth 4, Taupo Boat Harbour, Ferry Road, Taupō, New Zealand
Taupō Town
New Zealand