Stonefly Lodge

Built from local stone and timber this exclusive river front property on 156 acres of private forest offers luxury accommodation central to three spectacular National Parks.

Award-winning Stonefly Lodge provides luxury 5 star accommodation and dining on the banks of the Motueka River, only 50 minutes drive from Nelson.

Architecturally designed and built from local stone and timber, the Lodge offers a warm earthy atmosphere.  The interior focuses on the large stone double sided fireplace which provides the ambiance to the games room, dining room and sunroom. A large open kitchen adjoining the dining area offers the relaxed atmosphere where guest dine together.  Private dining can also be catered for. Complete with library, a snooker table, and the "Matai Bar", guests will have the ideal setting to relax after an exciting days fly fishing or exploring the numerous sites and attractions of the local region.

The Lodge has been designed with the discerning international traveller in mind, offering luxurious appointments and professional hospitality by the owners. An ideal property for exclusive use hire, with helicopter access.

Lodge Facilities:

  • Billiard / Pool table
  • Helipad
  • Horse riding
  • In house Spa services
  • Walking trails
  • Wi-Fi access


Luxury accommodation is provided upstairs with 4 guest rooms.  All offer spectacular views from private balconies overlooking the Motueka River and beyond to the Mt Arthur Range in Kahurangi National Park.

Fine linen sheets, top quality duvets, super king beds, hand crafted furniture and local New Zealand art all add to the ambiance of the spectacular wilderness setting.  All rooms are equipped with private ensuites, writing desk, ipod station, luggage storage, hairdryer, heated towel rails, and bath robes.  

Local Experiences

Centrally located between 3 spectacular National Parks (Abel Tasman, Nelson Lakes, and Kahurangi National Parks) the Lodge makes an ideal base from which to explore the natural wonders of the region. World class fly-fishing is right at our doorstep, as well as: sea kayaking; guided and self-guided hiking; wine tasting; white water rafting; rock climbing; abseiling; mountain bike riding; horse riding tours; and exploring the many art and craft studios.

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Your Hosts

John and Kate Kerr


3256 Motueka Valley Highway
Stanley Brook
New Zealand
Tel: +64 (0)3 522 4479
Mob:: +64 (0) 21 615 168

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