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Lake Taupo Charter Boat – ‘Explorer’

Lake Taupo Charter Boat

Discover the mystery surrounding beautiful, Lake Taupo in comfort aboard the 12 metre houseboat, “Explorer”, surveyed to carry up to 30 passengers

Family Holidays, Fishing Trips, Functions…..

The houseboat is ideal for a family holiday getaway, staff functions or private parties and makes a perfect base for BBQ’s, swimming, kayaking, exploring or just relaxing. The boat can be chartered with our experienced skipper, perhaps for a special BBQ lunch/dinner or sightseeing and fishing trips. Lake Taupo is renowned for it’s large, plentiful trout!

Absolute Lakefront Accommodation

“Explorer” also offers absolute lakefront accommodation for overnight stays on our private mooring in Acacia Bay or at our berth in the marina. Both offer a unique floating accommodation experience.

Lake Taupo Charter Boat – ‘Explorer’

The 12 metre long houseboat ‘Explorer’ is surveyed to carry 30 passengers and sleeps up to 8 people with 3 double beds and 2 single. It has a comfortable lounge and dining area, open plan living, galley and bathroom with shower, vanity and toilet. The galley is fully equipped with a two burner gas stove and grill, cutlery, crockery, pots and pans, glasses, tea, coffee and basic necessities.

Outside there is a large three burner BBQ with hood and a fishing area close to the water. Upstairs is a covered helm and spacious deck with comfy chairs and a table. A great area to soak up the sun and views and enjoy a nice glass of wine.

The houseboat is available for skippered charters and/or overnight stays. Explorer can either be located at our berth in the marina or on our private mooring in Acacia Bay.

Overnight Stays

There are two options available for overnight stays. The first option is to be located at berth #69 which is on the town side of the marina (2 minutes walk to town). This option offers easy access on and off the boat with parking right out front. A great choice if you want accommodation close to town and yet in a quiet peaceful location.

The second option is on our private mooring located in the picturesque are of Acacia Bay north. This would also incorporate a 20 minute cruise there and back (an additional charge applies). Here you would have access to and from the boat with either of our two dinghies that we have available on the shore or simply just stay on the boat and enjoy just being on the water.

The price for an overnight stay on the houseboat starts from $150 for 1-2 people and an additional $25 for each extra person per night (incl. gst). All linen and basic necessities are included. Sleeps up to 8 people.

Chartered Boating

Take some time out to get on the largest lake in the Southern Hemisphere. Let our skipper take you to the unique Maori carvings or fish for trout on board the “Explorer” from $150 per hour (incl. gst), for up to 30 people.

You can design your own cruise to suit! Minimum charter is for two hours. A great way to see the beautiful sights of Lake Taupo. Bring your own food and drink and enjoy being out on the lake.