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Cruise and Fish Rotorua

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Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 21 951 959
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A trip for the history books !!!

I went fishing in Lake Terawera with Dave when he was working at Treetops lodge. I went there for... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2016
Combatfisher
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Taipei, Taiwan
Young son a convert thanks to John!

John took Josh (9) and Carl (>9) out on Lake Rotorua to teach them to fly fish. Both caught... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2016
Joanne H
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San Diego, California
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FISHING charters and cruises on one of Rotorua's scenic lake, Lake Tarawera. Come and have some fabulous family fun, team building or a special occasion and enjoy its unique thermal activity and it's famous rainbow trout fishing from 1 Oct to 30 June. This operates on Lake Tarawera and we pick up at Kariri Point Reserve (Boat shed Bay) FLY fishing from Rotorua city. Drive in and helicopter backcountry options to the rivers and streams of the central North Island of New Zealand for Brown and Rainbow trout. We look forward to making memories with us. We pick up from your accommodation and fly or drive to the multiple rivers, streams and lakes with in an hour of Rotorua City. We have no office for you to call into, for enquiries please email, call or text. As most of my office is out of coverage please allow a reasonable time for a reply.
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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+64 21 951 959

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Reviewed August 13, 2016

I went fishing in Lake Terawera with Dave when he was working at Treetops lodge. I went there for my 50th birthday in hopes of catching 1 big trout that I would remember for life ! Dave made that dream happen. When I went there,...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2016

John took Josh (9) and Carl (>9) out on Lake Rotorua to teach them to fly fish. Both caught beautiful trout and learned a ton. Josh is now a convert and has been looking forward to fly fishing the small lakes in our area. It...More

Thank Joanne H
FishRotorua, Owner at Cruise and Fish Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2016

Thank you so much Joanne, time fishing needs a big rubber band on the minute hand just to slow down the hours to enjoy it more. Just as well Josh has time on his side. He, like me, is going to enjoy the longest apprenticeship...More

Reviewed January 11, 2016

I had the pleasure of fishing with Dave Robinson on a small Creek in New Zealand and the day was one if not the best day of fishing I have ever had. He is very personable, knowledgeable and knows the stream very well. We had...More

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FishRotorua, Owner at Cruise and Fish Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2016

Dave is an outstanding guide and certainly makes a day to remember. Thank you.

Reviewed December 7, 2015

We had the privilege of joining John recently for a fly fishing cruise on the scenic and placid Lake Tarawera. He is a friendly chap who is very passionate about nature and one of the local experts on trout fishing, with a reputed 100% hit...More

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FishRotorua, Owner at Cruise and Fish Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2015

Thanks you so much for the accolades. A fun afternoon. You are a wonderful family R & A.

Reviewed June 9, 2015

We spent nearly 5 hours with John. Our first time fishing for trout on the beautiful Lake Tarawera. John's boat is plenty big enough for 6 -8 people to fish from. His local knowledge of trout fishing techniques and spots was invaluable. At no time...More

Thank RobAuckland67
Reviewed March 24, 2015

Catching huge rainbows off a luxury yacht, this doesn't suck. Great day mate. Americans had blast. This guy is an expert fishing guide.

Thank samiller8
Reviewed February 19, 2015

My wife and I had the privilege of going out on a full day of guided fly fishing with one of Johns partners in action, Dave. I had the pleasure of meeting John, and he was extremely friendly and pleasant to be around, however, Dave...More

Thank FlyMasterSweet
Reviewed January 30, 2015

We spent the afternoon with some friends on the boat (Cruise and Fish) on Lake Tarawera in January, 2015. John was an excellent captain, tour guide and all round nice guy. The boat is well decked out with all the mod cons, and with some...More

1  Thank Craig45
Reviewed January 18, 2015

I took my family and 4 overseas visitors for a 4 hr trout fishing and swimming expedition to bathe in the hot water at hotwater beach. The children has a great time and the youngest .was the first into diving off the boat into the...More

Thank Trouty2014
Reviewed December 25, 2014

I had a great experience with Dave fishing some special water. He is very knowledgeable was very helpful in getting me into fish. I would book with Dave anytime.

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