Central Plateau Fishing, Lake Taupo

Taupo guided trout fishing Taupo fishing charter boat Central Plateau Fishing Taupo Trout fishing Lake Taupo Lake Taupo fishing charter Taupo fly fishing guide

Central Plateau Fishing, Lake Taupo

The Lake Taupo and Turangi region has become world renowned for its large numbers of hard fighting fish. Lake Taupo is the largest freshwater lake in Australasia, comprising 615 sq kms and over 600 ft deep.

Brett Cameron is one of the premier Lake Taupo fishing guides, is first aid certified and a qualified skipper.

Fly Fishing Options

(Prices quoted in NZ$, subject to change. Seasonal pricing applies)

Book any fishing option and get our bach/cabin FOR $100.00 per night. (based on 2 people, extra $20.00 per person). Stunning views over Acacia Bay and Lake Taupo, local pub and cafe close by. 5 min drive to town. Full kitchen, 2 bedrooms with sofa bed as well. Breakfast basket on request.

  • HALF DAY FLY FISHING: $330 One angler, $350 two anglers. Summer / Winter - Taupo Spawning Tributaries (4 ½ hours approx). A great introduction to fly fishing with a good chance of landing a trout. Learn how to cast a fly line and the secrets of fly fishing. Pick up at your Taupo accommodation at 7.30am – 8am or 1pm – 1.30pm. All quality gear provided (rods, waders, boots, tackle). Refreshments included.
  • ¾ DAY FLY FISHING: $450 One angler, $500 two anglers. Summer / Winter (6 hours approx) - Taupo Spawning Tributaries and Oct to April Back Country. A half day goes so fast; ¾ day is a great option. More time on the water and the afternoon to relax. Pick up at your Taupo accommodation at 7.30am – 8am. All quality gear provided (rods, waders, boots, tackle) Lunch included.
  • FULL DAY FLY FISHING: $550 One angler, $600 two anglers. Summer / Winter - Taupo Spawning Tributaries (9 hours approx). Drive, walk, wade. A great days fishing, particularly during our winter / spring months during spawning season when fish run up the spawning tributaries. Fishing egg patterns can produce some great fishing and the summer dry fly fishing is superb. Pick up 7.30am – 8am. All quality gear provided (rods, waders, boots, tackle). Refreshments and lunch included. Gourmet picnic hampers optional extra - $70 for 2 people.
  • FULL DAY FLY FISHING: $600 One angler, $650 two anglers. Oct to April - Back Country (9 hours approx). 1 - 1½ hour drive through stunning rural NZ gets us to remote rivers, away from the busy Taupo tributaries. Rainbows and browns, breathtaking scenery and gin clear water makes for great sight casting.  Pick up 7.30am – 8am. All quality gear provided (rods, waders, boots, tackle). Refreshments and lunch included. Gourmet picnic hampers optional extra - $70 for 2 people.
  • QUAD BIKE ADVENTURE FLY FISHING: $850 One angler, $950 two anglers. Oct to April - Back Country (10 hours approx). Access wilderness Wanganui river by quad bike. Rarely fished, remote and pristine, makes this a must do for the serious fly fisherman. A 40 minute quad bike ride through scenic bush clad trails is an adventure in itself. This is a full on day with a good level of fitness required. Large rainbows and browns. Pick up 7.30am. All quality gear (rods, waders, boots, tackle) provided. Refreshments and lunch included. Maximum 2 pax on this trip.
  • HELI FISHING AVAILABLE: POA. Oct to April - Back Country (8- 9 hours). Mohaka - $1950. Rangitikei - $2450. Maximise your fishing time. 20 - 30 minute scenic flight to your fishing destination. Remote and stunning scenery. Rainbows and browns. The ultimate fly fishing experience to get away from it all and enjoy New Zealand’s wilderness and fishery. Pick up 8am. All quality gear provided (rods, waders, boots, tackle) refreshments and lunch included.Gourmet picnic hampers optional extra - $70 for 2 people.
  • MULTI DAY PACKAGES: POA. Multi day packages in the Back Country waters are tailor made to your requirements. (2 days plus). Could include Quad Bike Adventure fly fishing, Heli fish, and remote back country rivers. Private farm access available on some rivers. Accommodation is in river side cottages, huts or campsites. Luxury accommodation also available on request. Boat fishing Lake Taupo is also a great way to relax after 2 - 3 days on the rivers. All trips are personalized and fully catered with all quality gear (rods, waders, boots, tackle) all food and accommodation taken care of. The options are plenty, just tell us what you would like to experience and we will do the rest.
  • Tongariro Raft Fishing : December 1st the headwaters of the mighty Tongariro open. $1150 One person, $1200 Two persons. This water is only accessible by raft and offers some outstanding fishing early in the season. December and January are the preferred months.

GROUP BOOKINGS: Large groups can be catered for using handpicked quality guides.

GIFT VOUCHERS: Gift vouchers available for all options.

ADDITIONAL COSTS:

Licenses:

  • Licenses additional to all options
  • 1 day Taupo local lic $17.00 pp
  • 1 week Taupo local lic $36.00pp
  • 1 day NZ lic $20.00pp (back country)
  • Children under 16 1 day Taupo lic $5.00
  • Children under 16 season lic $11.50

Gourmet Picnic Hampers - Menu changes daily dependent on seasonal produce. Hamper may include: Wine / beer / bubbles / soft drinks / Smoked chicken / mini quiches / gourmet wraps / Home baked muffins / slices / chocolates / Fresh fruit / Yoghurt / Cheese platters. Festive additions - Christmas cake, Easter eggs etc as appropriate.

SPECIAL OCCASION HAMPERS Available on request: eg: birthday cakes, anniversary champagne and antipasto platters

Lake Fishing Options

  • BOAT FISHING: $110 per hour (2 or more hours recommended)
  • Summer / Winter
  • Brett is a qualified skipper and Maverick is in charter survey.
  • All our boat charters are private charters.
  • Maverick is a 7 metre Haines Hunter with enclosed cabin toilet. It is powered by a 225hp Yamaha assisted by an 8hp trolling motor. It gets us to the best fishing spots in comfort – fast.

Central Plateau Fishing, Lake Taupo Enquiry Form



Address:

21 Glen Mohr
Acacia Bay
Taupo 3377

Phone: +64 7 378 8192

Freephone: within NZ: 0800 JIGGIT (0800 54 44 48)

Mobile: +64 27 681 4134 - Brett

Fax:

Web: Visit website

Mobile: +64 27 285 6593 - Lisa

The Central Plateau Fishing, Lake Taupo Enquiry Form