Fishing Options

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Daily from Hunter Downs or direct from Christchurch – Travel in modern comfortable 4×4 to back country lakes, freestone streams, spring streams, glacial rivers and tributaries. Fishing can be within 1-hour from Christchurch International Airport. Fish for high country rainbow trout and wily brown trout with all fishing equipment/protective clothing, picnic lunches and refreshments. Be sure to bring your camera and you ll go home with a smile with some of New Zealand s great fishing experiences.

Jet boat fishing on the famous Rakaia River – Specialists in river fishing in our custom built Dart Craft/Hamilton Jet boats. Enjoy this enthralling jet boat ride over braided streams and through scenic gorges in lure of the Chinook Salmon, brown and rainbow trout. The Rakaia river has the largest runs of King Salmon in New Zealand with its tributaries holding some great trout and salmon fishing. Also operating commercial Jet boats from the Rakaia River mouth, this is where the salmon acclimatise from the salt to fresh water before coming into the river on their up stream journey to the headwaters of the Southern Alps to their spawning grounds. We can take up to 6 anglers in the boat.

Wilderness Trout Fishing – Camping in cabins on private land next to lakes and streams for night fishing and close proximity to many other lakes and streams for following days fishing. The Back Country experience allows more fishing time to “catch the BIG one”! This includes daily guide fee, accommodation, camp fees and all meals. This is the ultimate experience for the dedicated anglers.

Heli fishing from Hunter Downs & Christchurch – Spectacular remote wilderness fishing experience where the only footprints are yours and the wildlife! Treat yourself to the time of your life fishing untouched waters and enjoy the fresh mountain scenery that surrounds you. The helicopter is yours for the whole day enabling you to fish the many different waters that await you. For lunch we ll fly up to a glacier at the heights of the Southern Alps then head for a secluded west coast stream, before flying backover the Southern Alps for some quality fishing in a freestone and spring creek. The helicopter is at our disposal, lets fly into…..the sky has no limit! This is an experience in itself, not to mention the size of those big old Brown trout .We are able to take up to 3 anglers in the Helicopter, a video camera is a must. You deserve it, treat yourself !! We also helicopter in, fish all day with helicopter pickup in the afternoon. Larger helicopter is available for up to 6 anglers. This is priced on guide fees and flying time.

Multi-Day-South Island Fishing Adventure – A taste of fishing a large variety of waters with ever changing landscapes. From spring creeks, alluvial rivers, glacial rivers, freestone streams, mountain creeks, tarns, lakes, rainforest waterways with each day a different slice of heaven. If you want variety with an abundance of world class fishing then this is for you&. ! You wont be disappointed, in fact you wont want to leave where you are & but there is somewhere as exciting tomorrow&.! Inclusive of all meals, cabin and lodge accommodation, min 2 persons twin or double room share. (minimum 6 days)

Four Seasons Safaris Fishing Safaris

We are one of New Zealand’s premier professional guiding companies with a worldwide reputation for providing a totally unique and satisfying experience for our clients.

Based at the luxury resort of Terrace Downs, set in the foothills of the South Island’s Southern Alps, we are strategically placed to provide for our clients’ every whim. We are only an hour from Christchurch International Airport and within 10-minutes of some of the best trout and salmon fishing New Zealand have to offer. We are also on the doorstep of one of the world’s most renowned game Hunting Regions, the Southern Alps, where wild game species abound. For our clients we cater for both wild free range trophy hunting and excellent game ranch Hunting Safaris. Read More…

Four Seasons Safaris New Zealand is one of New Zealand’s most prominent trout and salmon adventure guiding Services. The South Island holds some of the last examples of true wilderness fishing in an environment unspoiled by man. A member of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association with professional and experienced guides, New Zealand 4 Seasons Safaris will take you on a wilderness fishing adventure with everlasting memories. Read More…

New Zealand, regarded as an anglers Eldorado trout & Salmon fishing is a way of life for most kiwis, having been spoilt with the introduction of Californian Rainbow trout, the wily German Brown trout & Chinook – King Salmon. As New Zealand gets recognised globally for the fresh green image with crystal clear mountain streams, it stirs in the mind of many anglers world wide to visit this small mountainous land in the South Pacific. Read More…

Offers you the chance to experience true wilderness fishing amidst some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. When you want big fish and plenty of them, this is the perfect option. You will travel into some of the most inaccessible corners of the South Island and in many cases you will have the chance to actually view those trophy fish from the air before landing to stalk them. When you step out of the chopper, you will find that the only footprints in the sand are yours and perhaps those of a passing deer. Read More…

Daily from Hunter Downs or direct from Christchurch – Travel in modern comfortable 4×4 to back country lakes, freestone streams, spring streams, glacial rivers and tributaries. Fishing can be within 1-hour from Christchurch International Airport. Fish for high country rainbow trout and wily brown trout with all fishing equipment/protective clothing, picnic lunches and refreshments. Be sure to bring your camera and you ll go home with a smile with some of New Zealand s great fishing experiences. Read More…