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Trout Fishing lake Rotorua Fisherman with Trout Government Gardens

Lake Rotorua Half Day Trout Fishing & Half Day City Sights


Half Day fishing on beautiful Lake Rotorua (either morning or afternoon) followed by lunch and then a tour of Rotorua geothermals and attractions

TRG-G49 | 8 hrs


You will see

  • City Sights
  • Glorious New Zealand Scenery
  • Hopefully your own fish or two!
  • Lake Rotorua

Meet your guide at the Port of Tauranga and enjoy the one hour drive to Rotorua.

Lake Rotorua is open for fishing 12 months of the year. It is the most productive of all the lakes and the trout regenerate themselves with no fish and game hatchery help. Lake Rotorua actually has the greatest wild trout population per acre of any lake in the world!

The regions lakes only have Rainbow and Brown Trout, no other species have been introduced. With no competition for food they grow an inch (2.5cm) a month in their second year.

Our experienced fishing guide will take you to the best spots and always choose the most sheltered waters for your day's excursion.

Depending on whether you are fishing in the morning or the afternoon the rest of the day we will show you the highlights of Rotorua before returning you to your ship.

  • Collection and return to the Port of Tauranga by one of our tour driver/guides
  • Half Day fishing with an experienced trout fishing guide including all tackle
  • Rotorua City Sights
Not Included
  • Entry tickets to any attractions
  • Fishing Licence which is $23 per person
  • Lunch

please contact us for a quotation for your group

    What happens if I catch a fish?

Catch and release is the normal procedure

    I've never fished before. Can I go on this trip?

Definitely. No experience is required. Our fishing guide will teach you what you need to know.

    What should I wear?

Comfortable clothing, flat shoes and a warm weather proof jacket as it can get cool out on the water. Also pack sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses.

    Can I take the fish back to the ship with me?

No. The cruiseship will not allow them on board and wont cook them either.

    How big is the boat?

It is an 18 foot cabin day boat

    Will I get motion sickness?

We always fish the calm side of the Lake so you should not experience any motion sickness

    Can children go fishing?

Absolutely. Any age is welcome.

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