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Cruise and Fish Rotorua

Cruise and Fish has the expertise to provide you with personalised trout fishing adventures on the legendary lakes, rivers and streams from Rotorua. Multi day helifishing to drive in options no matter what your experience level. We offer premium cruising and fishing charters on Lake Tarawera onboard Nimue.

Your guide

John Hamill

Address

PO Box 1196
Rotorua 3040
New Zealand

Contact details

Phone: +64 21 951 959

Email: info@cruiseandfish.co.nz

Web: www.cruiseandfish.co.nz

Fishing waters

Lake Tarawera

Lake Okataina

Lake Rotorua

Lake Rotoiti

Ohau Channel

Waiteti Stream

Ngongotaha Stream

plus any number of other lakes and streams within the region.

Your guide

Cruise and fish Head guide John Hamill was introduced at a young age to fishing and hunting around the central North Island and this passion has led to a career as a fishing guide some 18 years ago. From the total beginner to the expert, he loves sharing the passion that is fly fishing and is committed to the enjoyment of your fishing adventure with him.

  1. Is a member of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association
  2. Holds a Commercial Launch Masters Qualification

Nimue

The Nimue

Cruise and Fish Rotorua

Whether it’s a cruise or fish from our boat on Lake Tarawera or fly fishing, our guides will provide a professional serviec and a day to remember.

Cruise and Fish Lake Tarawera on board Nimue

  • 3 hours
  • Description: A couple of hours fishing. When you have had enough, cook your catch in the sand at hot water beach while relaxing in the warm waters of this area and if you have released your catch then the warm waters will sooth and satisfy the soul. Nimue is licensed for beer and wine and offers fully catered bbq options on request.
  • Please check the website for up to date pricing and specials.
  • Includes: Fishing equipment and light refreshments.
Fly fishing options Release

Local streams and lakes

  • Time: 1/2 day (8am-1pm or 2pm-7pm)
  • Area: Lake edges, stream mouths and streams within 20 minutes drive of Rotorua
  • Description: For those with time limitations this will give a tasty introduction to what fly fishing for brown and rainbow trout in New Zealand is like. Once you experience this world class fishery, you'll be hooked for life.
  • Price: Please enquire for up-to-date rates.
  • Includes: Any equipment required.

Local rivers and streams

  • Duration: Full day
  • Area: Rivers and streams within about an hour's drive of Rotorua
  • Description: Explore some of the many local rivers with plentiful stocks of rainbow and brown trout. Your guide has grown up fishing these rivers and will take you to the best river for the day.
  • Price: Please enquire for up-to-date rates.
  • Includes: Any equipment required, lunches and light refreshments.

Helicopter back-country fly fishing

  • Duration: Full day
  • Area: New Zealand's Central North Island
  • Description: Your guide will drive you to the Helicopter port before you're flown directly to the best fishing spot. Be enchanted by the spectacular scenery of the New Zealand wilderness while you fish in a world class river. Fly fishing experience is recommended.
  • Price: NZ$2,000+/- for 1-2 Fishermen
  • Includes: Helicopter, all equipment, lunches and light refreshments

Custom adventures

  • Half day, overnight to multi days - you choose and let us make it happen
Crusie and Fish
Cruise and Fish has the expertise to provide you with personalised trout fishing adventures on the legendary lakes, rivers and streams from Rotorua. Options include multi day helifishing to drive in, no matter what your experience level. Take a look at our premium charter options on Lake Tarawera for serious fisho’s, friends and family get together.

 

Your guide John Hamill

A good brown

a very good brown

Guys rainbow

Guy's rainbow

Jehna

Jehna

The lake

Mt Tarawera

Aaah

Aaah - the end of a hard days fishing! Soaking in a natural hot mineral pool surrounded by bush.

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