Guided Trout Fishing in Fiordland (Departing Te Anau)

An unforgettable fishing adventure on Fiordland’s extraordinary Waiau River, stunning landscapes and alpine landings by helicopter.

From fly to spin, from beginner to experienced, this is the ultimate trout fishing day trip in Fiordland – departing Te Anau.

Start your day by sampling the Fiordland National Park by air with a 30 minute scenic flight. Departing the Te Anau township by air, get a stunning view of Lake Te Anau and the surrounding areas.

Land on a remote mountain top, enjoy commanding views of Lakes Te Anau, Manapouri and the Kepler Track landing right at the Waiau River to meet your awaiting private guide and boat.

Teeming with Brown and Rainbow Trout and bordering Fiordland National Park, the Waiau combines low fishing pressure with extraordinary Mayfly hatches for a fly fishing experience that’s truly world class yet often underrated.

Why fish Fiordland’s Waiau River?

  • Perfect chance to battle bountiful, aggressive Fiordland rainbow and wily brown trout.
  • Using a jet boat provides superior manoeuvrability for top results drift fishing the river or accessing beaches and island on the river you can’t get to on foot.
  • This experience is suitable for beginners right through to very experienced and non-fishing partners are welcome to join in for the day.
  • Experience the outstanding evening rises and Mayfly hatches that occur on the Upper Waiau.
  • Professional, hardworking kiwi guides, true Fiordland locals and great people to spend time with – they know the Waiau River like the back of their hand.
  • Enjoy kiwi hospitality at its very best; our BBQ lunch with locally sourced produce tops off an epic full day on the water.

Available as a morning, afternoon or full day.

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