Maori Rock Carvings, Water Activities or Trout Fishing

Cruise, fish, relax, play – design it your way!

Whether it be a Taupo sightseeing trip to the Maori Rock Carvings, water activities for the whole family, A hen or stag party, fishing charters for a group of mates or something entirely different – the beautifully refurbished Ranui is the perfect vessel to allow you to relax, unwind and enjoy a day of fun and adventure on the water. Choose the length of Taupo water activities that suits you, and build your trip by telling us what you want to include.

Note: our starting rates are for the boat, not per person.

Fun on the Lake

Starting from $439.00 nzd

Includes:

  • Fun on the Lake gives you enough time to enjoy yourself, and get in a few of our optional add-ons
  • 3 hours Skippered Boat Hire Taupo for up to 10 people = $439
  • Add extra persons (maximum 18 persons) = $35 per person

Add-ons Available:

  • B.Y.O prepared food or catering and/or B.Y.O beverages = $50 for the boat
  • Catering = $10 - $25 per person - see 'catering' tab for more information
  • Target Shooting = $40 for unlimited shots
  • Trout Fishing - D.O.C licence = $17 per adult, $4.50 per child
  • Maori Rock Carvings Tour
  • Swim in the Lake
  • Historical and Cultural commentary

Enjoy the Bay

Starting from $599.00 nzd

Includes:

  • Enjoy the Bay gives you a bit more time and flexibility to explore Taupo Bay and Mine Bay, and be able to do most of our optional extra add-ons.
  • 4 hours Skippered Boat Hire Taupo for up to 10 people = $599
  • Add extra persons (maximum 18 persons) = $35 per person

Add-ons Available:

  • B.Y.O prepared food or catering and/or B.Y.O beverages = $50 for the boat
  • Catering = $10 - $25 per person - see 'catering' tab for more information
  • Target Shooting = $40 for unlimited shots
  • Trout Fishing - D.O.C licence = $17 per adult, $4.50 per child
  • Maori Rock Carvings Tour
  • Swim in the Lake
  • Historical and Cultural commentary
  • Picnic stop on the beach (BYO or catering additional)

Beyond the Bay

Starting from $999.00 nzd

Includes:

  • Beyond the Bay gives you the chance to really explore Lake Taupo, and take the time to fully unwind. Take advantage of all the possible optional add-ons, and create a truely unique trip for your group
  • 8 hours Skippered Boat Hire Taupo for up to 10 people = $999
  • Add extra persons (maximum 18 persons) = $35 per person

Add-ons Available:

  • B.Y.O prepared food or catering and/or B.Y.O beverages = $50 for the boat
  • Catering = $10 - $25 per person - see 'catering' tab for more information
  • Target Shooting = $40 for unlimited shots
  • Trout Fishing - D.O.C licence = $17 per adult, $4.50 per child
  • Maori Rock Carvings Tour
  • Swim in the Lake
  • Historical and Cultural commentary
  • Picnic stop on a secluded beach (BYO or catering additional)
  • Visit the spectacular Western Bays
  • See the incredible Western Bay Waterfall
  • Explore a river inlet by dingy

Pickup Points

Our normal pick-up point is Taupo Boat Harbour, Berth 9. However, we can pick you up almost anywhere on the lake. A fee to cover fuel costs may apply.

  • Acacia Bay
  • Kinloch
  • Kuratau
  • Motuapa
  • Waihi
  • 2 Mile Bay

Other Packages

Ranui is the ideal charter boat for any event. Your only limit is your imagination. Unique theme parties, fun cruises or a party on the water - you name it, we put it on.

  • Family Activities/Trips
  • Client Entertaining
  • Private Functions
  • Hen & Stag Parties
  • Staff Rewards
  • Christmas Parties