Lake Taupo Fishing Licences

Whether you are trout fishing in one of our rivers or lakes, from a boat or from the shore, you need to have a fishing licence with you at all times.

To fish in the Great Lake Taupo fishing region you must have a valid fishing licence. The Great Lake Taupo fishing region covers Lake Taupo and the tributary rivers and lakes flowing into it.

Fishing Licences

You can buy adult and child fishing licences for different lengths of time:

You can buy your licence from the Taupo and Turangi Visitor Information Centres, local licence agents or online from the Department of Conservation website.

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