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.

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...
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 Lodge at Kauri Cliffs affords spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. Cape Brett and the offshore Cavalli Islands are part of the panorama which...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The trout fishing at Poronui is recognised as world-class. Catch legendary fish on pristine water. Discover uncrowded streams and angling...
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...
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...
Hawke’s Bay offers a wide range of fishing opportunities. The bay's major rivers, the Mohaka, Tutkuir, Ngaruroro, Waipawa and Tukituki, are populated...
The Kapiti Marine Reserve has revitalised sea life for divers to appreciate and for the recreational fishers (rod and spear fishing). Fishing...
The nationally important Motueka river, 5 minutes by car, offers fly fishing for brown trout. A heliflight into the Karamea river system of New...
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...
Enjoy a stunning fishing vacation at Grasmere. Our guides are members of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association (NZPFGA), and...
Join one of the local guided fishing tours or experience scuba diving and snorkelling our reefs Kaikoura is the perfect location for sea based...
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...
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...
Fish the wilderness rivers and streams of Fiordland and Southland for rainbow and brown trout. Fly fishing only, our experienced local guides...
Minaret Station offers both freshwater and saltwater fishing opportunities within the remote Southern Alps and off the coastline of New Zealand’s...

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