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Glacier Country Lake Tours


Set in the midst of some of New Zealand's most beautiful scenery, Galacier Country Lakes Tours on Lake Mapourika offer anglers the chance to fish for large brown trout and salmon aboard the luxury Hanna-K on Lake Mapourika. While on a fishing charter in stunning surroundings you are also treated to the panoramic views of the Southern Alps and Franz Josef’s glaciers as well as able to see some of the country's birdlife.

This is a truly unique service that caters for the novice through to the expeienced angler wishing to hook into some great fish.

Name Glacier Country Lake Tours
Contact Dale and Bronwyn Burrows

64 Cron Street,

Franz Josef Glacier Village

South Westland

New Zealand 7856

Contact details

Ph +64 3 752 0230 (international)

Ph 0800 423 262 (in NZ)

Email: info@glacierlaketours.co.nz

Web: www.glacierlaketours.co.nz

Please mention nzfishing.com when you make an enquiry or booking.

Fishing waters

The Hanna-K is located on the beautiful Lake Mapourika which has a good population of brown trout (some reaching trophy size) and quinnat salmon. Trout fishing is open all year.

Due to the remoteness of the lake the only way to reach the best fishing is by boat.

Lake Mapourika

Fishing options

Fishing options include:

  • trolling
  • Harling
  • spin fishing

Note: You can fish for trout at any time of the year. Salmon fishing is closed between 1 October and 31 March meaning any fish caught outside these dates must be returned unharmed to the water.

About your charter

The Hanna-K can seat a large group in the enclosed cabin area and has space for 4 people to fish off the back of the boat at once. The Skipper provides commentary along the way to keep even the non-fishers engaged and having fun!

The mirrored lake water, native bird life and scenic views leave you in awe while you’re awaiting your first bite

Charters currently run daily at 7 am, 10 am and 3 pm. though should you wish a different time or length of time fishing contact the company with what you would like to do.

Glacier Country Fishing Tours provide

  • Courtesy pick up and return to your accommodation
  • All fishing gear needed
  • Hot drinks on board
  • BBQ facilities

A fishing licence is required and this can be obtained on board.

View footage of the Hanna-K
Indicative costs
as at 1 April 2018

Tours are 3 hours long (negotiable) and cost

  • $165 per adult
  • $65 per child
  • Under 5 free

Should you wish to orgnise your own trip contact the Hanna-K and customise your own trip.

10lb trout




The Hanna K




Lake Mapourika


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