Luxury Fiordland Fishing Retreat

From Queenstown to Queenstown
  • Otago & Alpine Region
  • Wildlife and Nature
  • Luxury
View Similar Tours

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.

Fishing not your thing? Just let us know and we can customise a Fiordland luxury retreat for you

Viva's Best Bits...

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 Airport you will pick up your rental car and depart for your scenic drive to Te Anau and your luxury lodge in Fiordland. This drive will take you along Lake Wakatipu and the Devil's Staircase, this is a popular spot for some photos. Continue through farm country, rolling hills and tussock conservation land before you arrive at the shores of Lake Te Anau.

On arrival at your luxury lodge settle in and enjoy the exceptional hospitality. Maybe take a 10 minute walk to the shores of Lake Te Anau and admire the beauty and untouched wilderness of your surrounding. Enjoy the amenities of your luxury lodge.

At dinner time you will be served the finest produce from the region.

Day 2

After a delicious breakfast 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.

Enjoy some pre-dinner canapes in the Great Room before your dinner is served.

Later on you may wish to soak in the hot tub and experience the brilliant night sky.

Day 3

Enjoy your breakfast and the stunning views from the lodge. Then it will be time to 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!

Spent the afternoon at your own leisure. The lodge is the 'Gateway to the Fiords' and the perfect base to experience Fiordland. The team at lodge can help you plan your afternoon in case you are not sure where to start exploring this vast area.

After another wonderful day you will be ready for some pre-dinner drinks and canapes and might share some fishing stories with other guests. Today you have explored Fiordland by jetboat and with your feet, now it is time to explore with your taste buds.

Day 4
Fiordland Queenstown

Enjoy your breakfast on your final day. You may want to get one last fishing trip in, this time at a different river in this beautiful region ask the staff at the lodge if you need help.

Then it is sadly time to leave and travel back to Queenstown to drop off your rental car.
Of course you can also extend your trip and explore the region further, ask your destination specialist for more travel ideas.

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.
Click here for dates & prices

4 days

Price from

$1,513 USD

Per person, sharing

Including G.S.T

Daily Departures