Cedar Lodge, South Island, New Zealand fly fishing, trout fishing New Zealand, Aardvark McLeod

Eleven Cedar Lodge, New Zealand

From US$3,260 per night for double occupancy

Cedar Lodge’s remote location and backcountry heli-fishing programme offers anglers an incredible opportunity to explore this remarkable region. Non-fishers will find plenty of entertainment too with wine tours, golf, hiking and horse riding among the activities on offer. 


Mahu Whenua, New Zealand

The lodge is taken on an exclusive basis. Cost is NZ$24,000 per night for up to 12 guests. NZ statutory holiday surcharge NZ$5,000 per day.

This gorgeous luxury lodge sits in magnificent countryside in the heart of central Otago.  Among the many activities to enjoy in this part of the world are hiking, golf, fishing and sampling multi-award winning wines.  The charming town of Wanaka is just 20 minutes away, with Queenstown a scenic hour and a half drive from Mahu Whenua.

Minaret Station, Wanaka, New Zealand, Fly Fishing, trout fishing, Aardvark McLeod

Minaret Station, South Island, New Zealand

From NZ$3,150 per chalet per night

Minaret Station Alpine Lodge is the epitome of comfort and luxurious accommodation in the wilds of the Southern Alps. Only accessible by helicopter, the lodge treats guests, both those staying at the luxury lodge as well as those enjoying one of its many Alpine adventures, to an authentic New Zealand Alps experience.

Stonefly Lodge, New Zealand, Fly Fishing, trout fishing, Aardvark McLeod, New Zealand holiday

Stonefly Lodge, Abel Tasman, New Zealand

Accommodation dependant on season. Fly fishing from NZ$890 per day.

Stonefly Lodge is situated on 150 acres of private forest just 50 minutes from Nelson. It offers the complete package to visitors from around the world looking to experience fly fishing and to explore Abel Tasman and the surrounding landscape of the region.

Tongariro Lodge, New Zealand, Aardvark McLeod, trout fishing, fishing in New Zealand

Tongariro Lodge, New Zealand

Price dependent on length of stay

Situated in the middle of New Zealand’s North Island, Tongariro Lodge is perfectly placed to target many of the island’s great rainbow and brown trout rivers and lakes. Alongside fishing is a wealth of outdoor activities including some superb hiking routes.

Owen River Lodge, New Zealand, trout fly fishing, New Zealand fishing guide

Eleven Owen River Lodge, New Zealand

From NZ$7,750 per person based on 7 nights / 6 days guided fishing

Owen River Lodge in the Nelson Lakes area of New Zealand’s South Island is a boutique 5* fishing lodge in a region renowned as a “sighted” brown trout fishery. The lodge has an endless supply of non-fishing activities including mountain biking, farm tours, rafting, and golf.

Poronui Ranch, New Zealand, Aardvark McLeod, trout

Poronui Ranch, North Island, New Zealand

Dependant on length of stay, no of days fishing

Poronui Ranch is a luxury fly fishing lodge nestled in the Taharua valley in New Zealand’s spectacular North Island, offering guests exclusive access to trophy trout in privately owned and managed waters. The operation is a wonderful outdoor playground offering a range of excellent facilities for hiking, horse riding, mountain biking, shooting and rafting.