|Early season special
Get one night’s free accommodation and meals with Owen River Lodge's very popular stay for 5 and pay for 4 early season package.
This package includes: 5 nights accommodation, 3 days guided fly fishing, all meals, including cooked breakfast, picnic lunch and 4 course gourmet evening meal each day, house wine and beer and use of all fly fishing gear. See more>>>
Owen River Lodge
Owen Valley East Road
Phone: +64 3
Fax +64 3 523 9076
|Local fishing waters
Easy access to the Nelson/
Marlborough and West
Coast fisheries including the:
River and its tributaries
And heli-fishing on the:
Owen River Lodge is marked
on the Owen
River map and the upper
Buller River map.
It is located 2 kilometres down a country lane
off State Highway 6, (opposite the Owen River Tavern), 15 minutes
north of Murchison and 75 minutes drive from Nelson. See the
Owen River Lodge website for a map
Situated in the Owen Valley
in a garden setting, the lodge and each cottage overlooks the Owen
River with the Mt Owen ranges soaring beyond. The cottages enjoy
stunning views of the river, the valley and the mountains and are
just a short stroll from the lodge bar and dining room.
The lodge provides:
- Two lounges, a bar, dining room
- Outdoor dining on the deck
- Broadband Internet access
- 5 person jacuzzi/spa pool
- Dedicated massage and beauty therapy room
The six spacious luxuriously-appointed cottages:
- Accommodate up to 12 guests in total
- Feature timber which is accentuated by exposed
- Provide the option of a king-size double
bed or twin king-size single beds
- Spacious verandas with outdoor seating where
you can read or simply soak up the view
- Each en suite bathroom is equipped with oversized
towels, a hairdryer, shampoo and conditioner
- Each cottage is equipped with a reverse cycle
air conditioner, ironing facilities, an alarm clock, and tea and
coffee making facilities.
|Guided fishing options
The services of some of New
Zealand’s most experienced, knowledgeable and friendly fly
fishing guides are available to you at Owen River Lodge. You
can choose to use a guide for some, all, or none of your time at
Or arrangements can be made for you to heli-fish.
Helicopter in and access countless kilometers of wilderness rivers
and crystal clear mountain streams. The types of chopper used
are capable of taking up to either 4 or 6 passengers.
|Fly fishing gear
What to bring
For a checklist of gear to bring with you see
River Lodge website.
The lodge has a selection of brand new fly fishing
equipment for guests to use free of charge including Simms boots,
waders and jackets, and Sage rod and reels.
Equipment for sale
The lodge also has a good selection of flies,
tippet material, leaders, fly lines and polarised sun glasses for
|Casting for Recovery
||Owen River Lodge sponsors the Casting for Recovery programme.
For five years in a row, Owen River Lodge has been
awarded a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor.
Read TripAdvisor reviews
as at 1 May 2014
Owen River Lodge's tariff
- All meals
- The use of all lodge facilities, including
loan fly fishing equipment, waders, boots and mountain bikes
- Accommodation in one of the guest cottage
Two people: NZ $595 per person per night (including GST)
One person: NZ $795 per night (including GST)
See the full range of tariffs and specials.
|Indicative prices as at 1 May 2014
The rate for guided fishing
is NZ$755 per guide per day. Our guides can take one or two anglers.
The cost includes GST, flies and transport, but does not include
a fishing licence.
We can arrange a licence for you when you arrive.
"Cast just to the right of that rock"
You can secure your reservation
by providing a 25% deposit. Owen River Lodge takes Visa, MasterCard
and Diners Club.
Owen River Lodge is a small
boutique fishing lodge and cancellations affect us greatly.
If your reservation is cancelled, a percentage
of the accommodation and guiding fees is charged:
- Cancellation within 90 days of arrival: 25%
- Cancellation within 60 days of arrival: 50%
- Cancellation within 45 days of arrival: 75%
- Cancellation within 30 days of arrival: 100%
Naturally we will endeavour to re-book the cottage and/or guide
and if this is successful we will refund your deposit.