Important Links

Fly Fishing

New Zealand A handy guide to planning a trout fishing trip in New Zealand
New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association
Stu Tripney – Fishing Guide, Queenstown
Chris Dore – Fishing Guide, Queenstown
Ian Ruthven – Lake Taupo region Fishing Guide
Barry Perkins – Southland Fishing guide
Christchurch’s premier specialist fly fishing tackle store
Casey Cravens – Otago and Southland fishing guide
Tongariro Lodge located on the Tongariro, near Lake Taupo
Dean Bell – Fishing Guide, Te Anau
Simon Wilkinson – Queenstown/Fiordland based fishing guide
Nigel Birt, Fishing Guide located in Methven
Tongariro River fishing accommodation
Mark Aspinall, Taupo based fishing guide


Barry & Cathy Beck – Fly Fishing, Hosted Travel, Outdoor & Wildlife Photography
Sage – Fly Fishing Products
Simms – FlyFishing Equipment
Gallatin River Lodge, Montana, USA
Itu Davey - Bonefishing Guide Cook Islands


Millbrook Lakes Lodge & The Trout School
Fly life – Australasia’s Leading Fly Fishing Magazine
Fly Fishing in Tasmania with Peter Hayes
Guiding service in North East region of Victoria
Brett Wolf, Saltwater Fishing Guide located in Exmouth, Western Australia
Riverview Lodge, Upper Murray Region, Victoria, Australia
FlyStream Online Magazine & Blog


North Island

Far North Kaeo Cavalli Beach House
Kerikeri Bed of Roses
Coromandel Colleith Lodge
Bay of Plenty Kaimai Country Lodge
Rotorua Nicara Lakeside Lodge
Taupo Rive Gauche Lodge
Palmerston North Hiwinui Country Estate
Wairarapa Summit Lodge
Kauri Coast Kaimai Country Lodge

South Island

Picton McCormick House
Picton Kippilaw House
Blenheim The Peppertree
Abel Tasman The Resurgence
Nelson Shelbourne Villa
Nelson / Tasman Tasman Luxury B&B
Ruby Bay Clifftops Retreat
Christchurch Clearview Lodge
Akaroa Matua Gardens Retreat
Kaikoura Fyffe Country Lodge
Hokitika Rimu lodge
Queenstown Mount Rosa Lodge
Wanaka Wanaka – Riverrun, a stunning 5 star Lodge
Gore Southland B & B
Dunedin Fletcher Lodge

Recommended Accommodation Groups

Other Important NZ Sites

Official Tourism New Zealand Site
Lord of the Rings – Location Guide
New Zealand
New Zealand info
New Zealand directory and search engine.
Nelson Regional Guide – New Zealand travel guide
Neudorf Vineyards
Blackenbrook Wines
Nelson based Rental Car company
Yonder Star Yacht charter in Nelson
NZ Classic Motorcycles collection in Nelson
Personalised Private Luxury Touring in Marlborough

Tiraumea Sport Horses
Scheduled and private tours of the Marlborough wine region
New Zealand’s extraordinary HOT spot… burning in Murchison since 1922!

Contact us

Jul 25 2014

Having been at a wide variety of lodges on the south and north island there isn’t a lodge that compares…if…and I do mean if you are looking to tackle big bruiser browns.… Read more

Robert D, Bountiful, Uta, USA - TripAdvisor

Mar 22 2014

“After many years of trying to get to Owen River Lodge - 2014 was to be the year for us. What a superb way to celebrate our wedding anniversary with my super keen fishing husband.… Read more

The Neills, Christchurch, NZ - TripAdvisor

Awards & acknowledgements

Owen River Lodge NZ: “Fly fishing at its very best”

Ph: +64 3 523 9075 Address: Owen Valley East Road, Murchison, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand