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FISHTAIL LODGE B&B & FLY FISHING - Wairau Valley, Blenheim

Location: Marlborough

Peaceful and relaxing accommodation in a garden setting in Marlborough's stunning Wairau Valley. The Wairau river is a classic braided South Island river, fast flowing, cool, clear and very popular with fishermen. Guided fly fishing for brown & rainbow trout. Discover the beautiful Marlborough region, with its crystal-clear rivers and spring creeks...(more)

FIORDLAND OUTDOORS CO. - Te Anau, Fiordland

Location: Fiordland - Doubtful Sound

Fiordland Outdoors Company offers you authentic tailor-made adventures in Fiordland National Park...(more)

PAPA AROHA HOLIDAY PARK - Coromandel

Location: Coromandel - Coromandel Township

Beachfront campgrounds located 11km north of Coromandel Town. Water-lovers retreat with extensive beach and tidal creek bordering the camp. Range of accommodation available including chalets, cabins and unpowered/powered sites. Catch the water-taxi to go fishing, see gannet colonies, penguins and dolphins, visit a mussel farm or take our sightseeing trip. On-site shop selling petrol and good range of fishing supplies...(more)

HUKA PRAWN PARK - Taupo

Location: Taupo

On the banks of the beautiful Waikato River, just minutes from Taupo towncentre, you will find the iconic and unique family playground, of Huka Prawn Park. With acres of land dedicated to the production of New Zealand fresh water prawns, and pure family fun, Huka Prawn Park offers a day of fun and excitement for all ages...(more)

MOERAKI FISHING CHARTERS - Moeraki, Otago

Location: Otago - Moeraki

Moeraki is a lovely little fishing village in North Otago, located abour an hours drive north of Dunedin and 3.5 hours south of Christchurch. The village provides excellent fishing and leisure activities. Come enjoy a great day fishing and sightseeing with us. Species include Blue cod, Groper and Crayfish. Rod and reel available. Comfortable 37-foot fishing vessel. Friendly, helpful crew...(more)

AIR RANGITATA - Mid Canterbury

Location: Mt Cook and MacKenzie Country

Scenic flights and charters from the heart of the South Island of New Zealand. We're ideally located in Mid Canterbury just north of Geraldine. We fly in our high wing Cessna 206 aircraft which can seat five passengers and provides fantastic viewing and photo opportunities. Airport transfers from Christchurch to Queenstown or anywhere in between. Safety is our highest priority...(more)

ECOCRUZ ECO OCEAN ADVENTURES - Paihia, Bay of Islands

Location: Northland - Bay of Islands

Join the crew of the Manawanui on an exciting three-day sailing expedition around the Bay of Islands. Go snorkelling in crystal clear waters, kayaking around uninhabited islands, try catching your own fresh seafood or enjoy walking on deserted beaches to experience the true magic of this special part of New Zealand. At night we anchor in secluded bays...(more)

PELORUS TOURS - Marlborough Sounds

Location: Marlborough - Marlborough Sounds

Pelorus Tours invite you to Discover the spectacular Marlborough Sounds. They provide services for: Boat hire, Transport, Tours, Cruises, Fishing, Scalloping, Pelorus Sounds Mussel Farm Cruises, Sounds Winery Tours, Educational Eco-Tours, Maud Island Tours, Garden Tours, DOC Bush walks, Corporate/Family Functions...(more)

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HIGH COUNTRY SALMON - Twizel

Location: Canterbury

Enjoy our café-style shop floating on a working freshwater salmon farm at High Country Salmon. Set amongst beautiful scenery visitors can enjoy a coffee along with something from our salmon-inspired menu, feed the fish or purchase some fresh salmon. Ideally situated on State Highway 8, South of Twizel, on the main route from Christchurch to Queenstown, a must see!..(more)

GLACIER COUNTRY LAKE TOURS - Franz Josef, West Coast

Location: West Coast

The Hannah-K - a fully enclosed tour boat designed for everyone aboard to enjoy the beauty of the rugged West Coast in comfort. Wonderful panoramic views of the Southern Alps and Franz Josef’s glaciers! Indoor and outdoor viewing platforms allow you to get up-close and personal with the surrounding native birdlife and rainforest. Providing Scenic Cruises and Fishing charters...(more)

DOUBTFUL SOUND OVERNIGHT CRUISE - Fiordland

Location: Fiordland - Te Anau

Experience isolated, beautiful Doubtful Sound aboard the MV Southern Secret as part of our personalised tour of Doubtful Sound. By day watch playful marine animals such as dolphins, seals and penguins that call the fiord home; at night listen for the calls of Morepork or Weka! Activities include fishing, swimming and star gazing. Join our wonderful journey of discovery today...(more)

TAUPO'S FLOAT PLANE - Taupo

Location: Taupo - Taupo Town

Step aboard Taupo's float plane for a wonderful experience in one of New Zealand's most attractive regions. We offer a number of options and packages available for your complete enjoyment. We have a highly experienced flight crew for your comfort and total confidence. See the best of Taupo in a unique way...(more)

CHRISTCHURCH HELICOPTERS - Christchurch Airport

Location: Christchurch

Christchurch Helicopters will help you do something adventurous as you look for a new experience. Fly with us for beautiful 360° views of Christchurch and Banks Peninsula, arrive in style at a winery and indulge in a delicious lunch, or land on top of a snowy mountain peak. With so many possibilities we have something for everyone...(more)

SPOT-X FISHING CHARTER - Bay of Islands

Location: Paihia

Join our morning or afternoon fishing trips aboard the 'Spot X' fishin vessel. Fishing charters available for sport fishing, marlin, shark, tuna, kingfish, saltwater fly-fishing, snapper and diving. We provide everything you need: all bait, tackle, tea or coffee and comfortable bathroom facilities. Fish filleting on request. If we can't cater for it we will organise it for you...(more)

ST ARNAUD HOUSE - Nelson Lakes

Location: Marlborough

St Arnaud House is a boutique, secluded sub-alpine bed and breakfast in the Nelson Lakes area, nestled amongst native beech forest, alive with the bird songs of Tui, Bellbirds and Robins. This bed and breakfast is the ideal base to explore the beautiful scenery and wilderness of the Nelson Lakes National Park. Also within easy strolling distance to Lake Rotoiti...(more)

RAFTING NEW ZEALAND - Turangi

Location: Taupo - Turangi

We raft only the best rivers, use only the best gear and our guides are highly trained Kiwi professionals. We believe that adventure should be available for everyone to experience, hence our river trips cater for everyone, without ever comprising quality. Enjoy looking through our river options to find the adventure that best suits you...(more)

BRAIDED RIVERS FISHING GUIDES - Christchurch

Location: West Melton

Sight fish for large brown and rainbow trout in the remote and pristine streams and rivers of the Canterbury High Country and West Coast regions of the South Island of NZ. Both areas are recognised for their world class fly fishing. Enjoy catching wild Chinook (King) Salmon averaging 15lb (7kg) in the unique and scenic braided river systems of Christchurch...(more)

MOUNTAIN VALLEY ADVENTURE LODGE - Napier, Hawke's Bay

Location: Hawkes Bay

We offer riverside accommodation, bar, restaurant and adventure activities. Great location beside Mohaka River with Kaweka Mountains as backdrop. Activities include wilderness horse-trekking, river kayaking, whitewater rafting, paintball, claybird, archery, sports field, agility course, mountain biking, walking and swimming. Ideal stop off en-route to/from Napier or Taupo. Tariff: Tent/powersites from NZ$12-16pp, other assorted accommodation from $20 - $150 per night...(more)

BAY OF ISLANDS KAYAKING - Paihia

Location: Russell

Enjoy Eco Kayaking Tours and Kayak Fishing Tours amongst the beautiful Bay of Islands, NZ. Our safe, personalised tours explore hidden places that others simply can't get to (think secluded beaches and caves) and experience the rich wildlife and cultural history that the Bay of Islands is famous for. See dolphins and marine life while enjoying this fun experience...(more)

WAY TO GO HELISERVICES - Canterbury

Location: Christchurch

Way to Go Heliservices provide scenic helicopter tours of Christchurch and the Canterbury plains, allowing you to take in breathtaking scenery and see secluded beaches, pristine lakes and rivers, snow-clad mountains and untouched native forests. Also hunting and fishing trips and charters...(more)

TASMAN HELICOPTERS - Nelson

Location: Nelson - Abel Tasman National Park

Tasman Helicopters pride themselves on ensuring yours is a trip to remember. Whether it's a flight to spectacular National Parks such as Abel Tasman, Nelson Lakes and Kahurangi, or a flight over Chetwood Forest, Lake Canaan Down or Harwoods hole. Explore the mystical environment and venture into the unknown...(more)

FISH & CRUISE - Wanaka

Location: Wanaka - Wanaka Town

Fish & Cruise Wanaka operates year-round, giving you the chance to enjoy the lake in comfort with our experienced local skippers. Lake Wanaka is a sparkling gem in the heart of the Southern Alps – a vast body of crystal clear water fed by glacial streams and fringed with native bush, hidden beaches and snowcapped mountains...(more)

GULF ECO ADVENTURES - Sandspit, Auckland

Location: Auckland - Great Barrier Island

Fully guided and catered charters on our beautiful 11m launch, Kokomo. Ready to take you on an adventure of your choice. Discover remote islands and great dive spots in the 1.2 million hectares of Hauraki Gulf Marine Park...(more)

ZINDABAR YACHT CHARTER - Kerikeri

Location: Kerikeri

Our yacht Zindabar is an 18.3 metre (60 foot), Greg Elliott designed high performance cruiser. We offer you an affordable exclusive cruise aboard our immaculately presented yacht. The best way to see the Bay of Islands is from the water and we know how to make your experience memorable. Zindabar is available for day/overnight cruises, an ideal family charter yacht...(more)

ROCK & TUSSOCK TOURS & SAFARIS - Central Otago

Location: Queenstown

Travel through undulating back-country roads to experience pristine rivers and majestic mountain ranges on this photographic journey to view Central Otago's most spectacular scenery and ecology. Rock and Tussock Safaris & Tours provide short and long safaris to the Old Man Range, Bannockburn and the Nevis, Poolburn Dam to name just a few. Stay in our own B&B accommodation...(more)

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OMARAMA TOP 10 HOLIDAY PARK - Omarama

Location: Canterbury - Mt Cook

Spacious camping sites, cabins and motel units in Omarama - the gateway to Mt Cook to the north and Queenstown to the South via the stunning Lindis Pass, with the Waitaki Valley and its beautiful lakes to the East. We are situated on the doorstep of the Mackenzie Basin in the South Island High Country heartland...(more)

TONY ENTWISTLE FLY FISHING - Nelson

Location: Canterbury

Tony is one of New Zealand's most experienced and renowned fishing guides, and would love to guide you on your next visit to New Zealand, joining in your pursuit of some of the classiest wild brown trout in the world. Share a lifetime of fly fishing experience on the wonderful rivers in the northern regions of the South Island...(more)

AUCKLAND SEA SHUTTLES - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland Harbour

Auckland Sea Shuttles will take you where you want, when you want. You can book a time that suits you! We're a professional chartered water-taxi service in the Hauraki Gulf, making Auckland and its neighbouring islands accessible for you to enjoy. We'll take you on family days out, fishing and diving trips, or around the harbour at night...(more)

ASPIRING HELICOPTERS - Wanaka

Location: Matukituki Valley

Enjoy a bespoke style personalised helicopter experience exploring Mt Aspiring National Park or Fiordland with our knowledgeable local pilots. Set foot on an ancient glacier, relish a birds-eye view of Milford Sound, or take in the grandeur of Mt Aspiring and the Southern Alps surrounding Lake Wanaka on one of our scenic flights. Commercial and charter rates available...(more)

TONGARIRO LODGE - Taupo

Location: Taupo - Turangi

Experience the finest luxury lodge accommodation and gourmet dining situated on the banks of the legendary Tongariro River on the shores of Lake Taupo. Located in a unique Fishing Lodge atmosphere, on the doorstep of the World Heritage Tongariro National Park, including the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. A great destination for Anglers and outdoor enthusiasts alike...(more)

TAKAROA 2 ADVENTURE CRUISES - Southland

Location: Fiordland - Te Anau

Our vessel provides a variety of unique cruises around Stewart Island and Fiordland. The vessel features five comfortable guest cabins and a huge area of deck space. Popular with diving, hunting and fishing parties, she is also well suited to family and corporate groups...(more)

BLUE SEA FISHING - Paihia, Bay of Islands, Northland

Location: Paihia

Daily fishing charters with experienced skippers that know all the great fishing spots in thel Bay of Islands, Northland. Catering for experienced and novice anglers wanting the joy of catching fish. Operating 20+ years. Species: Hapuka, Kingfish, Snapper plus others. Sir Graham Henry (World Cup Rugby All Blacks coach), and Lady Raewyn Henry fish with us. Departs Paihia, Russell Waitangi...(more)

WILD TROUT ADVENTURES - Hawke's Bay

Location: Hawkes Bay - Hastings

Unrivaled in his unique ability to spot that perfect fish, Gary will introduce you to rivers abundant with trout and can afford to be selective with the catch. With 30 years knowledge of Hawke's Bay rivers and a member of the New Zealand Professional Guide's Association, Gary will make your day, or multi-day package a truly rewarding and memorable experience...(more)

HAAST HELI - South Island

Location: West Coast - Haast

Haast Heli specializes in scenic flights over the stunning Haast World Heritage area, one of the top New Zealand attractions. We have local experienced hunting guides available and the area is famous for its trout fishing rivers. Modern fleet of three and four seat helicopters ensuring every passenger has stunning views...(more)

TARATA FISHAWAY LODGE - Taihape, Rangitikei

Location: Ruapehu

Rangitikei farmstay accommodation offering a honeymoon suite and river retreat with spa bath. Located in the remote Mokai Valley surrounded by breath taking views. Trout fishing, raft fishing, scenic rafting, spotlight safaris and clay bird shooting. Stay with a true kiwi family. Our aim is to make your stay comfortable, memorable and fun...(more)

KAIKOURA FISHING TOURS - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury

Kaikoura Fishing Tours offer Crayfish and Fishing Charters with Captain Tomo. One hour to full day trips are available. Complete Penn gear supplied and toilet and cooking facilities available onboard. Diving and scenic trips also available. We're eco-friendly and only take what we need. Your catch is filleted and bagged ready for the pan or if preferred, catch and release...(more)

RIVER HAVEN - Murchison

Location: Nelson - Murchison

An "All Inclusive" lodge with full breakfast, three course dinner and a garden fresh healthy picnic lunch. Stop in the River Haven Private Bar for a cold drink and great bar food after fishing. Everything is included for one price (even house wine and beer!), to put your focus on your main interest, to catch brown trout...(more)

WAITAHANUI LODGE - Taupo

Location: Taupo

Located on the shore of Lake Taupo, 100 metres from the Waitahanui River and Picket Fence, Waitahanui Lodge offers five self-catering lakeside cottages. Think 1950's Kiwi Bach—no telephones, no SKY TV and not an Italian tile in sight. Facilities include barbecues, kayaks, rowboats, organic salad gardens for guests, tackle shop, rods and waders for hire as well as trout smoking...(more)

TONGARIRO RIVER RAFTING - Turangi

Location: Ruapehu - Tongariro National Park

The magic waters of The Tongariro River, one of New Zealand's most famous rivers, provides fun-filled roller coaster rides with exhilarating rapids, crystal clear pools and breathtaking gorges. Tongariro River Rafting knows these waters like no other operator - Garth Oakden the company owner has been rafting the Tongariro since 1988. Biking, paintball and fishing multi-activity combos are also available...(more)

NAPIER BEACH KIWI HOLIDAY PARK AND MOTELS - Napier

Location: Hawkes Bay - Napier

Located eight kilometres from Marine Parade, Napier. Peaceful, spacious beachfront location. Enjoy panoramic sea views from Park Motels and self-contained units. Sheltered tent and powered sites. Modern, clean kitchen area, coin operated showers and toilet facilities. Qualmark four-star rated. Excellent family atmosphere, with lots of space for a peaceful relaxing holiday. Kitchen Cabins with queen beds made up from NZ$79...(more)

DISCOVERY JET - Canterbury

Location: South Island

Thrill and scenic photographic jet boat rides, 360-degree spins, salmon and trout fishing, fly and spin casting, helicopter rafting/jet boat combos and more. Our professional team can tailor your ultimate adventure, one hour from Christchurch at the base of Mt Hutt ski field. Enjoy a piece of paradise in Canterbury High Country. Individuals to larger corporate groups, operating year round...(more)

STONEFLY LODGE Fly Fishing - Motueka Valley

Location: Nelson

Stonefly Lodge is situated on 150 acres of private forest on the banks of the Motueka River, in the north west region of the South Island. Only 50 minutes drive from Nelson. The lodge offers access to world class brown trout rivers, spectacular New Zealand scenery and wilderness activities, all within an hours drive from the lodge...(more)

AROHA NEW ZEALAND TOURS - Nationwide

Location: Taupo

With us you do NOT join other groups in on set itineraries and set dates. Our best trips are the ones where a “Aroha NZ Tours guide” is with the travellers, because the “host” acts as part concierge and part friend, making sure all details are as planned, but also designing experiences that enhance the understanding of our country...(more)

TICKLED TROUT LAKESIDE BED & BREAKFAST - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Rotorua City

Whether you are looking for a quiet retreat or looking for a faster pace, Tickled Trout is a relaxing and sophisticated stay with uninterrupted lake views and world class hospitality. Situated within minutes of the City Centre and Airport so you are at the hub of all that Rotorua has to offer, Tickled Trout will be an experience to remember...(more)

MOHAKA RAFTING - Te Pohue, Hawke's Bay

Location: Hawkes Bay

Mohaka Rafting provides exciting day and multi-day trips on grade II, III and V water. Our full-day grade III is our most popular trip and includes cliff jumps, gorges and canyons, visiting a gold mine and swimming rapids. We also offer Heli-raft expeditions through the Kaweka Forest Park while camping at hot springs, fishing and relaxing...(more)

ANATOKI SALMON FISHING & CAFE - Takaka, Nelson

Location: Nelson

Anatoki Salmon Fishing & Cafe is a unique freshwater fishing activity in Golden Bay just 100 km from Nelson. Situated on the banks of the Anatoki River between Kahurangi and Abel Tasman National Park, you can relax and catch your very own premium Chinook salmon. Have it hot smoked ready to eat in our cafe, or take away fresh...(more)

RAFTING NEW ZEALAND ADVENTURE CENTRE - Taupo

Location: Taupo

Our 6D Adventure Cinema showcases the adventures and environment of the Central North Island. We have carefully selected New Zealand's best adventure providers saving you time and hassle. Our staff have experienced activities we sell so can help you choose activities that will best suit your budget & expectations. Friendly adventure information, bookings & 6D Adventure Cinema...(more)

AIR MILFORD - Queenstown

Location: Fiordland - Milford Sound

Air Milford proudly operates the only brand new Cessna Caravan aircraft with leather seating, quiet air-conditioned comfort and great viewing for all passengers. It is one of the safest aircraft flying today. We offer eco-tours, aircraft charters, fishing, hunting and personalised tours. Flights to Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, the Southern Alps and Glaciers...(more)

EPIC ADVENTURES - Coromandel Peninsula & Auckland

Location: New Zealand

Epic Adventures specialise in affordable fishing charters and guided fishing holidays, giving you a good opportunity to hook into a decent snapper or yellowtail kingfish. We have a reputation for putting people on to big New Zealand yellowtail kingfish - great fishing action in an absolutely spectacular setting...(more)

KAIKOURA FISHING CHARTERS - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury

Enjoy excellent deep sea fishing aboard the 12.6-metre vessel, Takapu, with our safe, experienced team. Catch blue cod, sea perch, grouper and many other species, pull New Zealand rock lobster up in pots. The famous Kaikoura canyon, mountains, local bird population and sea life provide excellent photographic opportunities...(more)

WAIRATA STATION - Opotiki

Location: Eastland

Within easy reach of Rotorua, Wairata is a vast remote mountainous wilderness. Very few places can match the unique natural setting. The 5,000-acre farm is adjacent to the Urewera National Park, one of the largest untouched stretches of native forest left in the North Island of our beautiful country New Zealand...(more)

SALTSHAKER CHARTER FISHING - Paihia, Bay of Islands

Location: Northland - Bay of Islands

If you are visiting are passionate about catching big fish then give Saltshaker charter fishing a call. They offer their clients the extreme game fishing experience from The Bay of Islands to The Three Kings. Choosing the right location, right skipper & right vessel is the key to deep sea fishing success...(more)

TROUTBECK FISHING LODGE - Turangi

Location: Taupo - Turangi

Troutbeck Fishing Lodge is situated only 10 metres from the famous Tauranga Taupo River, 300 metres from Lake Taupo. This beautiful location is only 10 metres from Tauranga Taupo river edge. Enjoy Turangi fly fishing from your door step in world renowned Taupo tributaries...(more)

FISH KAIKOURA - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

We won't be beaten on price. Fishing charters for up to 8 people. Range of individual and exclusive charters. Very competitive rates. All top quality equipment provided. Impeccable safety record. Catch filleted and bagged. Our friendly and knowledgeable crew welcome all levels of experience. Fishing within minutes of leaving the shore. Dive charters and scenic tours are also available...(more)

MOTUEKA RIVER LODGE - Nelson

Location: Nelson - Motueka District

A privately owned retreat offering magnificent views of the Motueka River Gorge up to the majestic Mt Arthur mountain range. We have a unique riverside location with superior accommodation for discerning guests. Our retreat exudes country charm, featuring large lounge and generous country kitchen, sunlit verandahs spilling onto charming flower laden gardens...(more)

FIORDLAND EXPEDITIONS LTD - Doubtful Sound

Location: Fiordland - Doubtful Sound

Your friendly crew will welcome you aboard with a glass of bubbly to set the mood as you take in the majesty of this amazing World Heritage area. Enjoy cruising amongst breath-taking mountain scenery as your captain gives an informative commentary on the area, its' history and how Fiordland was formed, while playful bottle-nose dolphins swim alongside...(more)

HANMER LLAMAS - Hanmer Springs

Location: Canterbury

Experience natural hot springs, alpine lakes and remote fishing camps amidst the spectacular back country or take a gentle stroll around the scenic surrounds of Hanmer Springs…our gentle llamas will carry everything from a picnic to a fully stocked camp making it possible for everyone. Our guided one day to multi day llama treks open up a world of possibilities...(more)

HANANUI LODGE & APARTMENTS - Russell, Bay of Islands

Location: Northland

Located right on Russell's waterfront with unobstructed sea views is Hananui Lodge. Hananui Apartments are located on Russell's main road, only 100 metres away from the water's edge. Whether you are looking for a romantic hideaway accommodation, a holiday of action and excitement, or somewhere special to take the family - Hananui Lodge and Apartments can accommodate your every need...(more)

BAY HELIWORK - Hastings

Location: Ruapehu - Tongariro National Park

Bay Heliwork provide helicopter flights in the Hawke's Bay region. With us, you can enjoy the picturesque Hawke's Bay coastline or a helicopter ride over the stunning Kaweka and Kaimanawa Ranges, around Mt Ruapehu and Tongariro National Park. Pick ups available from Napier Airport, our base in Hastings, or a heli-friendly location that suits your needs. Heli Fishing...(more)