Fly Fishing Motueka Valley - 4 days

LocationDurationPrice Starts From ($NZD)
Motueka Valley4 days3300 twin share



Your base for this all inclusive package is the luxury StoneFly lodge, situated on 56 hectares of private forest on the banks of the Motueka River, only 50 minutes drive from Nelson.

Stonefly Lodge offers the world-class stay that you deserve when fly fishing, and is also an ideal base from which to explore the Abel Tasman Nelson Lakes and Kahurangi National Parks, along with all the wineries and craft studios the region is renowned for.

Your 4 night / 3 day stay will include luxury accommodation, either twin / double or single basis, 4 course gourmet dinner and full continental and cooked breakfast, a fishing guide each day, lunch and use of all lodge fishing gear.


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Tour Details


Duration  : 4 days / 3 nights

Departure Location : 3256 Motueka Valley Highway,Stanley Brook.

Departure Time : Morning.

Departure dates : Operates daily.

Transportation : Pick-up from Nelson possible.

        Category : Fishing




The Lodge

The multi award winning Stonefly Lodge is situated on 56 hectares of private forest on the banks of the Motueka River, only 50 minutes drive from Nelson.  The luxury 5 star Lodge is centrally located between 3 spectacular National Parks  (Abel Tasman, Nelson Lakes and Kahurangi National Park)  making the Lodge an ideal base from which to explore the region. 

Architecturally designed and engineered, the Lodge has been built from natural stone and timber acquired from the property. The total complex is powered by alternative energy sources built on site to reduce the projects environmental footprint.  The Lodge 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, or private dining opportunities can also be catered for.  Breakfasts can be served on the guest room private balcony. The cuisine is designed around seasonally fresh produce from the extensive garden with home made produce, local quality meats and fresh seasonal seafood. Special diets are easily catered for.

Complete with library, a snooker table, and the "Matai Bar", guests have the ideal setting to relax after an exciting days fly fishing or after exploring the numerous sites and attractions of the local region.  Four guest rooms are located upstairs complete with ensuites, heated towel rails, and private balconies overlooking the Motueka River and surrounding mountains.  The upper landing area above the dining room provides a quiet secluded place to utilise our fly tying area and guest computer or just indulge in a game of chess or relax with a good book.

Stonefly Lodge is designed to meet the needs of the most discerning traveller and yet provide home comforts with personalised hospitality from the experienced hosts.   Your hosts, John and Kate Kerr,  have over 50 years combined experience in tourism and hospitality.

Fly Fishing

This region repeatedly records the most sunshine hours of all of New Zealand, and combined with the crystal clear waters and dozens of rivers and streams to choose from, provides a fly fishing experience that can be most memorable. Average catch size of brown trout in this region is approx. 4lb-5lb, with catches of 8lb plus quite common and the chance of a trophy 10lb brown trout may only be a cast away. The wide variety of rivers available  to experience a choice of relatively gentle flowing easy access rivers to more adventurous back country streams requiring more accurate casting and a suitable level of fitness. The location also allows a wide choice of rivers from different catchment systems enabling the fly fishing guides to pick the most appropriate fly fishing destination according to the various flow rates at a particular time of year.  All our guides are very experienced and members of the New Zealand Professional Guide Association.



3 night luxury accommodation at the Stonefly Lodge.

4 course gourmet dinner every night, and full continental breakfast every morning, lunch.

All fly fishing gear.

Evey day fly fishing guide.

4WD transport.

Complimentary top range waders, boots, rods, reels.




All prices in $NZD1 Oct - 14 Dec 17 & 15 Mar - 30 Apr 1815 Dec 17 - 14 Mar 18
Twin Share3300 3875
Single 50005675

A 50% deposit is required to confirm the booking.

Unless sole use of the lodge is booked, children under 16 years of age are not catered for.


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