Explore Tarawera - Services

By: Explore Tarawera  06-Dec-2011

F ish i ng Charters                

The fresh clean water of Lake Tarawera is well known for its prize winning sized Rainbow Trout.
No need to worry if you haven't fished before as we cater for all ages and stages with plenty of help from your experienced fishing guide.
Wakarua is equipped with fishing gear for deep trolling with a downrigger, harling, jigging and fly fishing.
Fishing licences are available


Casual Cruises       Take a relaxing tour around the spectacular Lake Tarawera stopping off at one of the many "hot spots" along the way.
Visit Hot Water Beach, walk one of the spectacular bush tracks hidden around the lake, take a refreshing plunge into the deep blue waters or warm up and relax in a naturally formed rock spa on the lake's edge.
Learn about the history of the area as you cruise.

Wakarua Wakarua has been specifically designed to make your trip on Lake Tarawera a memorable occasion.
The interior is fully carpeted, with luxurious soft lounge furniture.
The galley is equipped with hot and cold water, cutlery and glassware.
A gas barbecue is also available.
Electric steps at the bow of Wakarua make for easy landing on one of the many beaches dotted around the lake.
An onboard toilet is also provided.
Wakarua is 10 metres long and has a capacity for 20 - 25 people, with its spacious lounge and deck. Whatever focus you shoose, cruising Lake Tarawera is a wonderful way to celebrate a special occasion or to just relax and listen to the amazing birdlife including bellbirds and tuis that abound in the magnificent bush that surrounds the lake.Whatever you would like to do, and whatever your numbers,  we can tailormake a trip that will suit you needs