Much of the North Island’s fantastic fly-fishing is on rivers that start on the Central Plateau – a large elevated region in the volcanic centre of this big island. There is a great selection of lodges to choose from – check out the options below or
Poronui Poronui is a fine wilderness fishing and hunting destination to the south-east of Lake Taupo. Part of a vast 16,000 acre wilderness property, the Lodge and its accompanying Safari Camp and luxury owner’s residence offer a fabulous stay for anyone serious about catching good trout. Rated one of the world’s top 10 fly fishing lodges by Forbes magazine
Tongariro Lodge oozes history and heritage. Fast approaching its 30th anniversary it is one of the country’s finest fishing lodges, drawing on these years of experience to offer you a fine fishing stay. It’s hosted some of the world’s most famous fisherfolk and is just metres from the Tongariro River, one of the best trout fisheries in the country.
From humble beginnings as a 1920s tented fishing stay Huka Lodge has risen to be one of the noted resorts of the world. But amid all the luxury and glamour that goes with being the best, the fishing hasn’t changed. This is because Huka Lodge is only a 25 minute drive from the famed Tongariro River and close to great dry-fly fishing.
Right beside the famous Tongariro River, River Birches is an architecturally acclaimed boutique luxury lodge in the heart of Zane Grey country. It is also just minutes from Lake Taupo, one of New Zealand’s largest lakes and a place of great significance to local Maori. It has 5-star accommodation in three guest rooms and a self-contained luxury cottage.
Simon and Cath run this excellent boutique lodge on the shore of Lake Rotoehu. Simon is a very experienced guide, offering fishing in some delightfully remote spots around the Rotorua and Te Urewera regions. Their hospitality is faultless and the setting beside the lake is superb.
Set in 2500 acres of private wilderness and close to many fishing lakes and rivers Treetops Lodge offers a fantastic stay in superb luxury. Winner of NZ’s Leading Lodge in the World Travel Awards 2009 this beautiful property offers lodge, villa and private retreat accommodation, is close to the geothermal sights around Rotorua and is only an hour from excellent sea fishing in the Bay of Plenty.
Lake Taupo Lodge
Overlooking Lake Taupo and the distant mountains of the Tongariro National Park, Lake Taupo Lodge offers its guests stylish, luxurious accommodation inspired by the dynamic architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. It is also close to the world-class trout fishing of the central North Island.
This quality B&B provides excellent summer and winter fly fishing with memorable spawning runs of wild rainbow trout. The owners also run a highly successful guiding operation to get you top fishing during your stay.
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