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Address: Berth 9, Redoubt St | Taupo Boat Harbour, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Build your ultimate lake adventure with Lake Taupo Day Out. Ranui is more...

Build your ultimate lake adventure with Lake Taupo Day Out. Ranui is more than just a boat charter on Lake Taupo - it's a custom package just for you! Choose a half or full day experience and build your trip by telling us what you want included: Maori Rock Carving Tours; Trout Fishing; Spectacular Western Bays; Catering or BYO. Cruise Lake Taupo the way it should be... the way you want it to be.

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The highlight of our trip to Taupo

We recently visited Taupo for a seven day holiday - the town is amazing and there is so much to do around the area. Out of all the activities we did, our favourite by far was our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 January 2017
Anna050189
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Sydney, Australia

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We recently visited Taupo for a seven day holiday - the town is amazing and there is so much to do around the area. Out of all the activities we did, our favourite by far was our afternoon on the boat - Ranui. Jamie was a fantastic host, we drank wine and ate cheese and biscuits and sat on the... More 

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Taupo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We recently had 15 attend a hen night on the Ranui from 4.30-7.30pm. It was a perfect evening and Jamie weaved in and out of the bays finally ending at the Rock carvings.It was brilliant to sit on top of the boat on beanbags and enjoy some snacks and drinks. A few brave ones jumped into the lake for a... More 

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RanuiCharters, Owner at Ranui: Lake Taupo Day Out, responded to this review

Hi Gilly, Thanks very much for your lovely review :) We're so pleased you and the girls enjoyed your trip. Cheers, Jamie & Sarah More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful trip. Jamie makes to trip fun and relaxed knowing it was cold and raining, didn't notice the weather at all. Had fun shooting off the back of the boat, and on way back, even got to drive the boat. Best experience ever. Highly recommended

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RanuiCharters, Owner at Ranui: Lake Taupo Day Out, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your lovely review - we're so pleased you enjoyed your time on board Ranui, even though we didnt manage to get the weather Gods to play nice! Cheers, Jamie & Sarah More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Booked for an 80th birthday family celebration- 4 generations. Youngest being 4 months, a 2yr old, 12yr old and a dozen mixed age adults in between! We took our own picnic lunch and drinks on board, saw the Maori Rock Carvings, enjoyed a swim off the boat, did some target shooting and had a lovely Scenic Cruise. Bring along togs,... More 

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RanuiCharters, Owner at Ranui: Lake Taupo Day Out, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your absolutely brilliant review! We are so happy we managed to provide such an awesome experience for your and your family. hopefully we'll see for the next big birthday celebration! Cheers, Jamie & Sarah :) More 

Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Great day out on the lake, no hassle with getting skipper to tailor make the trip to suit. Managed to fit in 3hrs between the showers but wouldn't have been a problem as there is plenty of indoor cabin space. Good fishing tackle available although the trout weren't playing the game this time.

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RanuiCharters, Owner at Ranui: Lake Taupo Day Out, responded to this review

Hi Clare - Thanks very much for your awesome review. We're so pleased we managed to organise the weather to fit you in between the rain!! :) Next time we'll try and organise the trout to be bitting! Cheers, Jamie and Sarah More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

We ( young and old) had the most fantastic enjoyable family trip on the lake. Perfect weather great captain can really recommend this boat

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RanuiCharters, Owner at Ranui: Lake Taupo Day Out, responded to this review

Hi Anne, Thanks very much for your lovely review! We're so pleased you enjoyed your trip and that it made for such a special day for you all :) Cheers, Jamie and Sarah More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

We had a friends hens do on lake Taupo and couldn't have asked for a more amazing skipper and boat! The day was so relaxed and fun tailored exactly how we wanted. The beanbags for lazing about on top of the boat were brilliant. Thank you so much!

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RanuiCharters, Owner at Ranui: Lake Taupo Day Out, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks very much for your review! We are so happy you had a fun & relaxed day, that's what we're all about :) Cheers, Jamie & Sarah More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Fantastic way to spend a day out with good friends - amazing to swim in many different spots of a beautiful lake.

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RanuiCharters, Owner at Ranui: Lake Taupo Day Out, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your review :) So glad you had a fantastic day out on the lake. Cheers, Jamie & Sarah More 

Seminyak, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

I recently organised a trip on the Ranui for a friends Hens do. It was fabulous - the day couldn't have gone better. The mixture of good weather, beautiful scenery and a fabulous relaxed, warm and friendly host made for a day that totally exceeded our expectations. We spent the day cruising on lake Taupo, lounging on the Ranui roof... More 

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RanuiCharters, Owner at Ranui: Lake Taupo Day Out, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks so much for your lovely review! We are super pleased you had such a good time on board Ranui, hopefully the big day goes just as swimmingly :) Cheers, Jamie & Sarah More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

What an amazing morning on the Lake! Arrived first thing on a Wednesday morning with clouds scattering the sky, with hopes of a dip in the lake getting slimmer by the minute. Jamie was as welcoming as the hot Chai Latte being made at the coffee kiosk, conveniently located in the carpark - perfect! With clouds about, the cabin area... More 

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RanuiCharters, Owner at Ranui: Lake Taupo Day Out, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your detailed and lovely review! We really appreciate the effort. We are so happy you had such an awesome experience on our Great Lake :) Cheers, Jamie & Sarah More 

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