Fishing Vacations

From the rivers to the lakes... and out to the sea – Experience World class Fishing Vacations

Whether it is the world’s finest wild brown trout that lures you to New Zealand, or maybe it’s the famous Taupo rainbows, the salmon or big game, superb fly fishing or light tackle spinning the spectacular environment will exhilarate you, the new techniques required will challenge you and the rewards can be fabulous.

All year round Fishing Vacations

There is great trout fishing year round in New Zealand's outstanding rivers and lakes. Summer river fly fishing October-May is available throughout both islands. In winter, you’ll find the world’s best fresh water rainbow trout runs in the central North Island. Boat fishing is available throughout the year in Rotorua, Taupo and some South Island lakes.

Saltwater Fishing

Zane Grey made the Bay of Islands world famous in 1929 for it’s enormous marlin. The reputation continues today. The Lodges of New Zealand provide access to the best charter boats for deep sea fishing; plus light tackle fishing for fighting kingfish and kahawai. 

This iconic New Zealand property was originally founded as a fishing lodge in the 1920s. The size and fighting spirit of Taupo’s famous trout still...
Treetops offers world-class fly fishing with some of the country’s top guides. We have a diverse range of waters available to us and with your guide...
The Kapiti Marine Reserve has revitalised sea life for divers to appreciate and for the recreational fishers (rod and spear fishing). Fishing...
Helicopter charters can be arranged for you to experience the ultimate in heli-fishing. Head out by helicopter to a remote rock ledge above a...
The nationally important Motueka river, 5 minutes by car, offers fly fishing for brown trout. A heliflight into the Karamea river system of New...
Hawke’s Bay offers a wide range of fishing opportunities. The bay's major rivers, the Mohaka, Tutkuir, Ngaruroro, Waipawa and Tukituki, are...
Blanket Bay - Heli-fishing... Allow us to plan and arrange helicopter fishing trips, where we can take you to stretches of water possibly not fished...
Enjoy a stunning fishing vacation at Grasmere. Our guides are members of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association (NZPFGA), and...
Lake Taupo Lodge & Lake and River fishing.. The first trout were liberated into the waters of Lake Taupo, New Zealand's largest lake, in...
Whare Kea is ideally located near the famous rivers, streams and lakes of Otago and Southland where fishing for either trout or salmon is a favourite...
Eagles Nest & Sea Fishing. The Bay of Islands provides the angler with the opportunity to catch or target any of the gamefish species which...
There is no other way to describe it. Fifteen fishable lakes, a myriad of streams and three different species of trout to fish for using virtually...
Enjoy a morning or afternoon out on the water catching a few locals – with an abundance of sealife your line is never far from a catch, bring it back...
Fish the wilderness rivers and streams of Fiordland and Southland for rainbow and brown trout. Fly fishing only, our experienced local guides...
The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs affords spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. Cape Brett and the offshore Cavalli Islands are part of the panorama which...
Fresh fish is what the Marlborough Sounds is famous for, so why not catch your own? Fishing charters can be arranged from inner Sounds fishing...
Set on the banks of the famous Tongariro River and in easy reach of other outstanding trout rivers, lakes and tributaries in the Taupo region, River...
Join one of the local guided fishing tours or experience scuba diving and snorkelling our reefs Kaikoura is the perfect location for sea based...
Within a few minutes drive of Breckenridge Lodge are some wonderful rivers, a fisherman’s paradise, that all offer a mix of wild rainbow and brown...
The Motueka River on our doorstep is reported to support the highest population of brown trout in New Zealand. The Nelson Tasman region is world...
The braided Waitaki River and the nearby Hakataramea River offer some of the finest fishing in New Zealand, with abundant salmon and trout. For the...