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Nokomai Valley Station

Athol Southland
L 6 10 $$$
Nokomai Valley has been designed as a fishing lodge situated in New Zealand second largest working station. It is strategically located for anglers take advantage of the superb southern rivers with their world renown brown trout fishing. As well as the Mataura River which winds its way for at least 20 kms over the farm there are numerous other fishing opportunities. Nokomai Valley Lodge provides fully catered accommodation (which due to its remoteness is highly recommended) though guests can self-cater should they wish. Nokomai Valley Lodge also offers experienced local guides and heli-fishing using Nokomai Helicopters.

Wentworth Heights

Gore Southland
3 6 $$
Wentworth Heights B&B provides superb bed and breakfast accommodation at a very affordable price only two minutes from the Mataura River. Using the lodge as a base you can experience some of the best dry fly wild brown trout fishing in the world within a few minutes drive. With it\'s excellent location Wentworth Heights is an ideal base to explore the rivers and lakes around Southland and Te Anau.\r\n\r\nThe owners Diane and Barry also runs the Flyfish Mataura guiding service providing 30 years experience of fishing on the Southland rivers such as the Mataura, Oreti and 25 other rivers and streams in the area.

Mossburn Country Park

Mossburn Southland
10+ 10+ $
Peaceful and spacious, Mossburn Country Park is set in 28 acres surrounded by mountains and rivers. For those who love to view the night sky, there's no need to worry about town light pollution to drown out the natural wonder of the Aurora Australis and the spectacular milky way.
Enjoy a relaxed farm setting complete with hand-reared farm animals for all to enjoy. 3km from Mossburn on SH 97, this is the perfect stop over point approximately half way between Queenstown and Te Anau. Close to fishing rivers, hunting, tramping, new cycle trail and Fiordland. With multiple rivers close by, including the Oreti River just 2km away, it's a great base for fishing.

Oreti River House

Lumsden Southland
3 0 $$
Oreti River House is a very comfortable, self contained holiday house in the centre of Lumsden and close to some of Southlands most famous rivers. Fully renovated it provides old charm with modern facilities suitable for families and groups. Only one hours drive from Queenstown, Te Anau or Invercargill, the house provides quality accommodation and is a unique place to stay surrounded by spectacular rivers and scenery.
The house sleeps 5 adults and for bigger groups there is additional accommodation for 6 adults at Rod and Wheel House, next door.

Kepler Oaks Chalet

Te Anau Southland
2 5 $$
Kepler Oaks is a charming completely self contained 2 Bedroom Chalet 5 minutes from the Waiau River. The areas of this river were film locations for the Lord Of The Rings movies. Te Anau is the gateway to Fiordland, and is known as the walking capital of the World.
Situated in a beautiful tranquil country location of Te Anau New Zealand, on 13 acres above the grand Waiau River. Renowned for fishing and one of the greatest densities of trout per kilomtre in New Zealand. This is a wonderful base for the fishing enthusiasts and families who want to experience New Zealand's great outdoors.

Mossburn Hotel

Mossburn Southland
None 10+ 10+ $$
The Mossburn Railway Hotel is a historic hotel with a colourful history. Located is located just off is located just off the main road between Queenstown and Te Anau. It has a formal dining area, a comfortable bar and a beautiful garden. It is located near top Southland fishing waters such as the Oreti (virtually on the doorstep) and Mataura rivers making it a great base for single anglers, couples and groups wishing to explore the myriad of fishing waters in the area.

Lumsden Hotel

Lumsden Southland
10+ 10+ $$
The Lumsden Hotel is centrally situated at what is called the Hub of Northern Southland and close to some of the finest brown trout fishing in the world. With around 30 waters within a short drive this is a great place to explore the variety of fishing in this famous region of brown trout fishing.
You can enjoy day trips to Queenstown, Arrowtown, Te Anau, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand’s only southern coastline, Invercargill and Bluff all offer a rich and diverse landscape and culture.

Awatere Cottage

Waikaia Sothland
2 4 $$
Awatere Cottage is a well-appointed architecturally-designed two-bedroom cottage within an easy walk of two good fishing streams plus a short drive to a number of some of the best waters in Southland. The perfect spot for couples or small groups wishing to experience some of the best fishing New Zealand offers.
Situated in a rural location on a 3,000 hectare cattle and sheep station with views up to tussock and bush clad hills, this warm and sunny cottage provides a private space where you can retreat and relax in comfort. A local guide and heli fly-ins can be arranged.

Awatere Cottage

Central Otago
2 4 $$
Awatere Cottage is a well-appointed architecturally-designed two-bedroom cottage within an easy walk of two good fishing streams plus a short drive to a number of some of the best waters in Southland. The perfect spot for couples or small groups wishing to experience some of the best fishing New Zealand offers.

Twin Rivers Cottage

Gore Southland
1 2 $
Twin River cottages provides quality accommodation on a working farm just five minutes drive from the town of Gore, in the heart of Southland and close to the very best fishing this region has to offer.\r\n\r\n​An upmarket fully self-contained one bedroomed cottage - private, spacious and warm, featuring expansive rural views and is perfect for guests wanting independence and the chance to unwind.

Salt + Earth

Te Anau Southland
1 2 $$$
Salt+Earth is not just a place to stay, it’s an experience. A luxury home away from home, a place to reflect, to enjoy the finest wild food and local wines, and to experience Fiordland like no-one else with your own personally guided experiences. At Salt+Earth you are the exclusive guests in a private boutique lodge on the shores of Lake Te Anau. Enjoy uninterrupted views of stunning mountains from your bedroom, watch the sunset on the deck, or relax and enjoy the night sky with a local Pinot Noir in the cedar hot tub.
Your host Nathan is a Kiwi through and through. He’s a hunter, a fisherman, and he and his people know every inch of Fiordland. When he tells you that this is the most beautiful place on earth, it’s not because he’s biased, it’s because he has been around the world, guiding, hunting, fishing and he’s been able to establish the fact for himself. There’s no better person to have in your corner if you want to explore this land, fish, hunt or free dive for crayfish amongst the fiords.

Gore Motor Camp

Gore Southland
None 10+ 10+ $
Gore Motor Camp is set in park-like surroundings and is well signposted. We are a friendly park, handy to excellent brown trout fishing on the famous Mataura River - we have guides available. There are cabins, powered, tent sites, laundry facilities, BBQ and Playground. As well as the great fishing on your doorstep the town has good cafes, restaurants and shopping.