• Luxury 5 star specialist fishing lodge
  • The most experienced guiding team in NZ
  • Over 30 rivers to choose from


Best time of year to fish

  • Oct - Apr


We have 6 guest cottage suites and can accommodate a total of 12 guests. Each cottage suite can be configured with either a King Double or 2 x King Single beds.

We have a minimum stay requirement of 2 nights.

Per person per night from $625 $825

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Owen River Lodge is one of New Zealand’s finest luxury fishing lodges. Stylish, understated accommodation located right on the Owen River in the Nelson Lakes region of the South Island. Our tariff includes dinner, house wine and beer, accommodation in one of our guest cottage suites, breakfast, GST and use of all the lodge facilities.

The lodge sits on the bank of the Owen River, providing our guests with views which are simply breath-taking, with sensational views of the Owen River, Kahurangi national park and Mount Owen.

Owen River Lodge has been awarded TripAdvisor's certificate of excellence every year for the past 12 years. Enjoy the wonderful accommodation, stunning food, outstanding fishing and superb service.

Book a guided trout fishing experience

  • NZ's most experienced guiding team.
  • Guides are members of New Zealand Professional Fishing Guiding Association (NZPFGA).


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Opening times

Business hours:
24 hours, 7 days. 1 October - 30 April every year.
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec


173 Owen Valley East Road, Murchison, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
Owen River Lodge is located 100kms south of Nelson Airport.
decisions Proximity to town:
20 kms north of Murchison.

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