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Wanaka Fishing Trips

Wanaka fishing trips



Alpine Fishing Guides offer half day, full day or multi day trips.

We offer drift fishing trips using comfortable white water rafts which are fitted with rowing frames and seats or 4wd walk and wade, sight fishing trips or a combination of both with multi day packages.

A popular choice is our 3 to 4 day packages which have a mixture of walking and drifting. This is a great way to experience the different types of fishing that New Zealand has to offer.

For the more adventurous there is also a heli fishing option which allows you to access the more wilderness rivers using a helicopter if your time is limited and your budget allows.

Daily rates 2017/ 2018

NZ $790 one person
NZ$ 840 two people

This includes: Pick up and drop off to your local accommodation, lunch drinks and snacks, all equipment if required, 8hrs guided fishing (approx) This also includes tax and Department of conservation concessions

This does not include a New Zealand fishing license. They are currently $25 per day or $160 (non resident) ,  $123 (resident) for a full season. They can be organized by us with the help of  some info from you i.e. Name/ Country of residence /Date of birth and added to your daily rate or easily purchased online under the New Zealand Fish and Game website.


Multi day trips are priced on the above daily rates and include the above as well as using 4wd vehicles to reach some back country rivers.

Some of these rivers require an additional back country fishing license . There is no cost for a back country license but to be issued one you must be a holder of a NZ full season license .

Once again these can be organised through us or Fish and Game NZ


NZ $525 one person
NZ$575 two people

This includes 4hrs guided fishing ( usually 5hr trip total with travel) pick up and drop off to accommodation, all equipment if required, drinks and snacks.


Alpine Fishing Guides can organize heli fishing to remote wilderness rivers if your time is limited and your budget allows. Please contact us for prices as they may vary considerably depending on flight time. We can offer some very competitive rates.


Our rates are discounted through the months of winter, June, July and August.

Some excellent fishing can be had even if the days are shorter.

Stripping a streamer is productive and also spin fishermen have great success at this time. It is a time when large fish can be caught as they make their way up river to spawn.

So if the snow is a little icy to ski or the legs are in need of a day off, come spend a half or full day drifting the Clutha, We carry hot chocolate and muffins to keep you warm!

Alpine Fishing Guides have all the gear you may need from quality rods to waders and boots and of course we provide flies, tippet etc at no extra charge. The prices you see are what you pay, no hidden extras!


Alpine Fishing Guides can also organize day hunts for Red and Fallow deer,  meat (all year round) hunts are available at reasonable rates. Please contact us for pricing and details.