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About Taupo Lake Adventures
Taupo Lake Adventures Ltd offer skippered trout fishing charters and scenic cruises aboard Bravado III and Te Arani II on Lake Taupo. We provide all the fishing tackle and, if required, expert tuition.
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Taupo, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent morning on the lake with Nick. Caught two large trout in the first few minutes. Ended up catching a total of seven fish, two of which we threw back. A local restaurant recommended by Nick deboned and cooked two trout for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our team had an awesome day out with Nick. He was an amazing host with exceptional multitasking skills. Don’t know how he managed the boat, fishing and lunch! We all caught fish and enjoyed a delicious lunch with wine. A perfect day on the lake...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LeoJ871
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an outstanding time with the owner Nick. My girlfriend had gotten a bit sea-sick the evening before on the Ernest Kemp, and was a bit worried it would be too rough, but Nick took great care and tool us to a calm part...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

Nick, the owner, is an excellent guide and knows where the fish are. always happy to accommodate reasonable requests. For instance, we got in too late to get our fish to the smokers so he said he would, all at no extra cost. Also ,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MelanieO924
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

It’s just smaller the Singapore country. Good for a sightseeing. Go along the lake and there are many places with good view. You also can have BBQ on the lake banks some places. Visit Taupo village, there are a lot of coffee shops and fast-food...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

I went on the evening cruise with a group of friends. It was a magical evening! To name a few highlights: fresh delicious trout, beautiful sunset swim and sightings of the Māori carvings. Nick is a great, friendly and knowledgeable captain. This cruise is a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Kailin M
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

In one evening Skipper Nick managed to rack up both they best swim of my life and the best fish I’ve ever eaten! Our group caught 8 (!!) huge trout before cruising around to view the Maori carvings - a bunch of us leaped off...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

This was my second trip with nick (skipper) and taupo lake adventures. Absolutely could not recommend this more!!!! Epic boat with incredible views and guaranteed to catch a few trout (we caught a 3 the first year and 8 the second year). Both years have...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Katie R
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing day out with Lake Taupo adventures (Bravado!). We ticked off swimming, visiting some Maori carvings and catching fish! Our skipper made sashimi from one of the fish we caught and freshly smoked another so had a beautiful meal on board. Perfect way...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank carolinerK1635JR
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Big, clean & comfortable boat called Bravado III, Skipper Nick even had a sturdy footstool that really helped in getting my parent (in late 70s & using a walking stick) on board and off. We got more than the 2 hours booked as Skipper Nick...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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