High Country Salmon

Floating on glacial waters just south of Twizel, High Country Salmon is a family owned salmon farm, cafe, shop and Catch-A-Fish experience. It is ideally situated on the main route between Christchurch and Queenstown.


High Country Salmon is a boutique, family owned farm floating on the glacial waters of Wairepo Arm in the beautiful Mackenzie District.

Salmon Shop: a wonderful range of whole fish, fillets, steaks, portions and smoked salmon. We offer complimentary packaging with ice.
Cafe: a mouthwatering selection of ready-to-eat foods including sashimi & sushi, or order off our menu.
Fish Feeding: free, and available all day, every day.
Catch-A-Fish: suitable for the whole family, you can catch your own glacial mountain salmon and take it home. To book and to see our terms & conditions, please visit our website.

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Physical address

2602 Twizel-Omarama Road, Twizel, Twizel, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Further pricing information:
Catch-A-Fish attraction to be booked via website - www.highcountrysalmon.co.nz Free fish feeding (or by donation). Cafe and salmon shop on site.
Cancellation policy:
Catch-A-Fish bookings require a $15 deposit when you book. This will be refunded off the price of the salmon you catch. Cancellations will be accepted and the deposit refunded if done at least 48 hours before the time of your booking. To cancel, please phone 021 400 385 or 0800 400 385, or email sales@highcountrysalmon.co.nz if the cancellation is well in advance of the booking. For full Catch-A-Fish T's & C's or to book, please go to: https://www.highcountrysalmon.co.nz/pages/catch-a-fish

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
2.5 hours to Queenstown International Airport, 3.0 hours to Christchurch International Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
3km from Twizel Bus stop
Proximity to town:
3km south of Twizel on State Highway 8.

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Opening times

Business hours:
Open at 9am, closing times between 4:30pm-6pm - check website for current closing time.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Language support

  Written Spoken
Chinese (Traditional) YES YES
Filipino NO YES
Japanese NO YES
Malay NO YES

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