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Fishing trips, Scenic, Stag and Hens, Corporate, business, birthdays or family fun - Kakariki is a proven party boat.

How can we make your event memorable? Call 0800 BYO FUN or email to find out. Best rates guaranteed.

Specializing in events from 1 -8 hours. BBQ, clay birds, sea biscuit and fishing.

We also offer Educational trips with full commentary on the lake, the volcanics, the fishing and the Maori Carvings.

Kakariki is a large 12 metre catamaran licenced for 24 passengers. Guaranteed fun for all ages. 

Taupo Fishing - screaming reels!

Expert tuition and guiding. Your main guide knows the lake like the back of his hand.

Fully licenced or BYO, BBQ and clay bird options. Maori Rock Carvings can be included.

Relaxed but serious fishing or serious fishing with party atmosphere - you choose on the best Taupo charter boat. 

Fresh trout can be sashimied or bbq'd on the boat. 

Free tea, coffee, hot chocolate. Large on-board toilet 

There is no shortage of lake to fish from and you are allowed 6 fish per person per day. We have 8 rods on board. Jigging, soft baiting, down rigging and trolling are preferred options. Harling is available on request for early morning and evening trips.

Whether you are planning a trip with your mates, a birthday gift, or a stag do with a difference, a fishing trip with us is geared to make you happy. All tackle, rods and lines provided to make this the perfect day out. Maximum 6 fish per person. Trips of 2-10 hours.

Day licences are $23 per adult, $5 per child

Fishing updates:  June 2024: The rivers are firing after it rains. Especially the Easter side of the lake. Trolling, down-rigging and jigging continue to fish well if you know where the fish are!!!  The size and condition of the fish will pleasantly surprise you. Call us on 0800 BYO FUN weekend and weekday spots are available.  

Stag do - the ultimate Taupo party boat

Creating an awesome stag do for all budgets is what we do. We make the planning easy for the best man, knowing he’s got a pretty huge brief to fill. 

Book any trip up to 31st August 2024 and be in the draw to win a free Bungy Jump for the stag.

BYO FUN - Drink: BYO or use our fully licensed bar we’ve got you covered.

A selection of super-fun activities will make this a memorable do:

* fishing. All rods and gear supplied free of charge - Taupo Fishing is awesome!

*Food: These are the options: Catered BBQ, you rent our bbq, catered platters, byo food, or eating is cheating! 

* clay-bird shooting

* paddle boarding

* biscuit towing with paintball option

* swimming is mandatory

* Ladies and hostess' - eye popping and jaw dropping good

Maori rock carvings included.

Bring your own playlist to bluetooth to our 6 speaker surround sound system - then dance where only your mates can see you!

We also have 3 excellent accommodation options to choose from. Backpacker from $45, holiday park $50 and Motel $65 per person. We do not add on a commission when booking accomodation on your behalf.

Remember, what goes on on the boat stays on the boat.

Hen party in style on Taupo's best party boat

"Girls just want to have fun." Bring your enthusiasm, appetite and thirst. The entertainment starts before we even leave the harbour.

Book any trip up to 30th August 2024 and be in the draw to win a free Bungy Jump for the hen.

Kakariki is a large catamaran, taking up to 24 passengers, and perfectly set up for a hens do.

Start by decorating the boat

BYO food and alcohol or use our bar and kitchen. Fully catered trips available or use our bbq.

Swimming. Jump off Shag rock.

Biscuit and paddleboard. 

Surround sound system for your bluetooth playlists. Dance your ass off and make it the party of a life-time. What goes on on the boat stays on the boat!!!

Fishing and clay birds

Male hosts can be arranged.

Large on board toilet. Separate changing room.

Four accommodation options available. Air bnb, Motel, Backpacker or Holiday park. We pass on the accomodation providers rate with no added cost.

Call 0800 BYO FUN to book your hens party boat trip.

Celebrate on Taupo party boat Kakariki

A private charter on Lake Taupo has to be the ultimate venue for any celebration.

Kakariki has four seating areas - bowrider, flybridge, cockpit with duckboard and a covered cabin - we  take up to 24 passengers on Taupo's best party boat. 

Birthday, Anniversary, Christmas, family fun, Staff work party and friends.

Kakariki party boat is your place and Lake Taupo is the playground.  Explore Maori rock carvings and private bays while you mix and mingle with those closest to you.

Many activities: fishing, clay birds, paddleboard, biscuit, paintball, swimming

Full catering option with our BBQ or bring your own festive banquet.  You can use our fully licensed bar or BYO. Outside caterers available with food made to your budget.

We have many accommodation options available. Note: we do not charge a fee on top of the accomodation providers rate.

Book Taupo party boat by calling 0800 BYO FUN  0800 296 386

Business events Kakariki boat charter Lake Taupo

A unique space to talk shop (or not) over chilled bevvies, build skills or celebrate a group win. Kakariki party boat is the perfect venue for your next work function or team building event. 

Take your team out and we will bring them back with a new perspective because a cruise in one of the most beautiful spots in New Zealand should make an impression on anyone.

Activities include: fishing, clay birds, biscuit, paddleboard, swimming, visiting Maori rock carvings or a relaxed educational tour.

Self-catering or BBQ options,

BYO or use our fully licensed bar we’ve got you covered.

Three accommodation options available.

Book now or call 0800 296386,        0800 BYOFUN

Yacht Charter - on the Barbary. It's a great party boat and a very 'green' option

A proven party boat for hens, stags, weddings, proposals, business, educational groups and team events.

Celebrate any event in unique style on our classic kauri yacht which is also the only commercial electric yacht in NZ.

Barbary silently skims the waters of great Lake Taupo. Experience the incredible quietness and fresh air of zero-emission sailing - with no noise.

This is unique and authentic experience.

The skipper will show you dramatic views of the surrounding bays, in-lets and coves, highlighted by the intense back drop of the surrounding mountains and Maori Rock carvings.

Up to 25 passengers

Swimming, BYO food and alcohol or use the bar and catering service.

Large onboard toilet and changing room.

Bluetooth sound system with huge speakers for your playlist - only great playlists allowed!

Call 0800 BYO FUN or 0800 296386

Regular Day Trips - only when a charter is not booked

Enjoy the daily cruises to the culturally significant Māori rock carvings at Mine Bay. Listen to old legends and engaging stories while you sit back and relax.

Explore the masterful artistry of Matahi Whakataka-Brightwell with a unique sailing experience. Marvel at the magical creations as they stretch 14 metres above you, only accessible by boat.

Where time permits we will catch a trout fishing on the way.