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Fishing Lodges

Find a New Zealand fishing lodge where your stay is fully hosted and arranging a fly fishing guide is all part of the service. Or see other accommodation options near lakes and rivers throughout New Zealand.
Fishing Lodges are defined as accommodation specifically catering for anglers. They usually have guides on site or can provide them, provide restaurant standard meals (including a cut-lunch if required) and are fully licensed. They are luxurious, in a great fishing location and can provide all the tackle, local fishing information required by anglers.

Taupo Tongariro

Fishing Lodges

Tongariro Lodge


Tongariro Lodge on the banks of the legendary Tongariro River has become over the past 26 years one of New Zealand's iconic fishing lodges. With some of New Zealand's best fishing just a short cast from the luxurious accommodation, the lodge with its team of highly experienced resident guides is the choice of anglers looking for the ultimate fishing experience.

River Birches Lodge


River Birches provides luxury five star accommodation in an a short cast from some of the best pools on the Tongariro River on the southern edge of Lake Taupo. The lodge is set in peaceful gardens and provides guests with stylish comfort, food and service min an environment of understated elegance. This is a small very exclusive lodge in a beautiful location.


Nelson Marlborough

Luxury Fishing Lodges

 Owen River Lodge


The Owen River Lodge is a 5 star boutique fly fishing lodge right on the banks of the Owen River with accommodation just a stroll away in individual high-quality cottages. Your host and guide has loan fly fishing equipment available. It offers a peaceful retreat for fly fishers and anyone who wants the absolute best in world class style, comfort and cuisine.

Stonefly Lodge


Stonefly Lodge is a fully-hosted boutique lodge on the banks of the Motueka River opening in October 2009. Stonefly Lodge offers the complete package for any fly fishing enthusiast. Its situation allows guests immediate access to some of the best fishing waters in the Nelson region.

Nelson Marlborough

Fishing Lodges

River Haven Lodge


River Haven offers anglers and their partners something truly special and unique: luxury log cabins with stunning river views and some of the best brown trout fishing at your front door plus very experienced fishing guide Scott Murray (“The Trout”) as your host.

Motueka River Lodge


Motueka River Lodge is located on the famous Motueka River with many other lakes, rivers and streams close by. Motueka has become known as "brown trout heaven" for the superb angling opportunities it offers.  The region is full of art galleries, wineries, tramping/hiking, golf and scenic beauty.

The Lodge is designed with stylish country living in mind - a rustic charm overlaid with all the comforts of home - it's all about relaxing and recharging in an atmosphere of care and unobtrusive attention. Your stay at this very special Lodge with world-class fishing literally at your doorstep will be one of the stand-out experiences of your visit to New Zealand.

John Gendall's Fishing Lodge

St Arnauds, Nelson Lakes

Situated in a completely private native alpine forest and beside a small trout stream, guide John Gendall's fishing lodge is located in St Arnaud village at the heart of the breathtaking Nelson Lakes National Park, close to Lake Rotoiti and Lake Rotoroa.


Fishing Lodges

 Riverview Lodge

Hanmer Springs

Riverview Lodge is located in the heart of trophy brown trout country at Hamner Springs and has been operating as a brown trout fly fishing lodge for the past 25+ years. With great cuisine, comfortable rooms and expert guides, the lodge is a great base to explore this top fishing region.


Fishing Lodges

Lime Tree Lodge


Lime Tree Lodge provides Qualmark 5-star luxury boutique accommodation for the discerning traveller with authentic Southern hospitality and professional guiding arranged. A beautiful base to explore this scenic and wonderful fishing region.


Fishing lodges

Nokomai Valley Lodge

Athol, Southland

Nokomai Valley Lodge is located on Nokomai Station (through which runs 20kms of the Mataura River). The accommodation consists of comfortable stylish cottages set among the old trees surrounding the original stone homestead. The Lodge is renown for its high quality  cuisine and superb wine selection as well as the outstanding fishing on the many surrounding rivers.

Fishermen have the option of fishing on their own or with one of the highly experienced guides who work in conjunction with the lodge.