Fishing

Test your skills against a Wanaka trout or salmon

The pristine waterways of the Wanaka region offer some of the best dry fly and sight fishing in the world. Seasoned fisherman relish the opportunity to stalk fish, testing their casting abilities to the limit in this diverse and challenging landscape.

Professional guides all have their secret spots and extensive knowledge of the regions rivers, streams and lakes. Lakes Wanaka and Hawea, the mighty Clutha River, the Matukituki, Makarora, Wilkin Rivers and Dingle Burn – the waterways around the Wanaka region are well-known in fishing circles as premium fishing locations.

A fishing trip out on the lakes is a classic Kiwi experience, the best way to enjoy our stunning scenery and have a go at fishing for trout and salmon at the same time. Catch a fish and then sit back and relax while your guide cooks it on the BBQ for a taste to remember. A great trip for the whole family.