Fiordland Fishing Retreat

From Queenstown to Queenstown
  • Otago & Alpine Region
  • Walking and Active
  • Family and Friends
  • Wildlife and Nature
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Tour Description

Get away on a fishing adventure in one of New Zealand's most beautiful regions, Fiordland.

Arrive in Queenstown and take the beautiful scenic drive to your luxury lodge in Fiordland. During your fishing retreat you will experience fishing with expert fishing guides on the Waiau River by jet boat and fly fishing in some of the most clearest rivers for wild brown and rainbow trout, surrounded by the stunning beauty and towering peaks. In your free time you may opt to visit the popular yet amazing Milford Sounds by helicopter, or you may choose to hike along the many trails this region has to offer.

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Fly fishing in some of the clearest rivers surrounded by spectacular scenery in Fiordland National Park, catch large wild Brown and Rainbow trout - these guided trips are perfect for everyone from a beginner to experienced anglers.

"Try jet boat fishing along the Waiau River - an ultimate kiwi adventure!" Ersan, Team Viva

Leave time to relax and enjoy the comfort and privacy of your luxury lodge accommodation - soak in a crystal clear outdoor hot-tub with a glass of wine and take in the night sky.

Tour Itinerary

Customisable ? This tour can be customised to suit your tastes and timing. Enquire here for more information.
Day 1
Queenstown Fiordland

On arrival to Queenstown you will pick up your car hire and drive to your lodge in Fiordland. This drive will take you through some of the most breath taking scenery. On arrival at your luxury lodge, enjoy the rest of day at leisure, taking in the beautiful views and enjoying the amenities of your luxury lodge.

Day 2

Today you will embark on a guided half day fly fishing trip around the confines of Fiordland National Park. With your expert guide you will fish among the towering peaks, where the clearest rivers are inhabited by large wild brown and rainbow trout. This afternoon you may opt for a hike along the many trails within the confines of your lodge or opt for a afternoon helicopter trip to the magnificent Milford Sounds.

Day 3

Today you will discover the beauty of The Waiau River with jet boat fishing. Our friendly local guide will welcome you on board the jet boat, as you drift down the river having a go at trout fishing along the way. There are high numbers of rainbow and brown trout here, and with our stunning clear waters and patient guides providing tuition, you are bound to hook up in no time!

Day 4
Fiordland Queenstown

On your final day you may want to get one last fishing trip in, this time at a different river in this beautiful region. You can then depart and travel back to Queenstown or opt to extend your trip.

What’s Included

  • Included Copy 20 3 nights luxury lodge accommodation
  • Included Copy 20 3 breakfasts, 3 dinners
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 Rental car ex Queenstown airport
  • Included Copy 20 Half day guided fly fishing
  • Included Copy 20 Half day jet boat fishing
  • Included Copy 31 Free time to explore the area, hike, or add on more fishing experiences
  • Included Copy 31 Add a heli flight over Milford Sound
Rental Car


  • Included Give jet boat fishing a go!
  • Included Fly fishing for brown and rainbow trout in clear rivers - idea for novice to advanced anglers!
  • Included Enjoy the stunning scenery of Fiordland National Park
  • Included Relax in your comfortable accommodation, fine food, hot tub and mountain views
  • Included Take a walk or hike and enjoy the remote wilderness
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4 days

Price from

$1,704 USD

Per person, sharing

Including G.S.T

Daily Departures