Lake Taupo Cruises

Offering scheduled daily cruises to the world famous Māori Rock Carvings with the iconic replica steamboat Ernest Kemp, or private charters aboard Top Cat or the luxurious Regal Flyer showcasing beautiful Lake Taupō.


$35.00 - $46.00
$15.00 - $25.00
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Take a relaxing tour to the world famous Mine Bay Māori Rock Carvings aboard the Ernest Kemp; or book a private charter onboard Regal Flyer or Top Cat for a more special experience.

Our charter boats are suitable for corporate functions, entertaining family and friends, birthday celebrations and weddings. The various vessels are suitable for groups of 1-75 people.

Our professional team offer a range of fun activities you can include in your charter from stand up paddle boarding to jet skiing to fishing, to make sure you have an unforgettable Lake Taupō experience.

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Physical address

65 Redoubt Street, Taupo, Taupō Town, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $35.00 - $46.00
(15 year(s) and under)
$15.00 - $25.00
Other charges:
Extra Add-ons such as BBQ Hire, Skeet Shooting, Catering incur an addition cost
Cancellation policy:
Charters cancelled within 24 hours of intended departure time incur a 50% loss of charter rate. Management at Lake Taupo Cruises reserve the right to cancel any booking due to weather or operation reasons. If your booking numbers should drop significantly after your initial booking, management at Lake Taupo Cruises reserve the right to move your booking to an alternative, more size suitable vessel.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
8.2 km
Proximity to coach terminal:
Proximity to town:
2 minute walk to town (800metres)

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Opening times

Business hours:
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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