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Kakariki cruises and charter

Daily cruises: click 'book now' and scroll down for times and availability.

Daily trips include swimming on most trips and trout fishing (where time permits) and free tea and coffee.

We go in all weather! Licensed and byo. Individuals and groups up to 24 passengers.


Celebrate your next event in truly memorable Kiwi style

On board Kakariki - the coolest charter on Lake Taupō.  

Enjoy a magnificent cruise tailored to your every need including: 

Trout fishing, clay bird shooting, paintball, barbeque, swimming, stand-up paddle board and even a biscuit towed behind the boat. 

It’s a unique space to host your next occasion.  Whether it’s a work function, a special celebration with friends and family, or a team-building event, a Kakariki Charter will fulfill your requirements.  

Corporate Events 

Whether you want a nice secluded place to talk shop over chilled bevvies, build skills or celebrate a group win, we have the perfect option for your next work function or team building event. 

A cruise onboard the Kakariki charter boat offers a unique environment for everyone to relax in one of the most beautiful spots in New Zealand. Our captains will take your team to secluded spots on the lake to ensure you have an unforgettable experience. 

Take your team out and we will bring them back with a new perspective. 

Special Occasions and Party 

Relish in the intimate space with friends and loved ones on the stunning blue waters of Lake Taupō. 

If you are looking for a unique and private way to celebrate a special occasion, a birthday, an engagement, or festive season celebrations then there is no other way to build memories of a life-time than a cruise out on a private charter. 

We provide a customizable experience perfect for whatever you have planned; birthdays to holidays, riotous celebration of a hen or stag-do to the unique photo opportunity of a small wedding cruise.  

Let us charter your experience. 

Kakariki charters facts:

Length: 12 metres, seating for 24 passengers.

Cruising speed 4-18 knots per hour.

Stable, all-weather catamaran, with Captain and crew.

Facilities: Galley, toilet, cabin, saloon, fly-bridge, cockpit, bow-rider and a duck-board for swimming   

Our Lake Taupō, your way

No matter the occasion, celebrating surrounded by the crystal waters and stunning beauty of Lake Taupō on our charter boat will ensure that your event stands out and will be remembered for years to come.


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