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“Stonefly Lodge is less than an hour from Nelson in New Zealand, but situated in the most gorgeous 150 acres of private forest, right by the Motueka River. If outdoor activities are your thing then this property is ideal with hiking, cycling, horse riding, fishing and white water rafting all nearby. At the end of a busy day, relax in front of the fire or indulge in a massage in the privacy of your room.”
Set in its own private forest on the banks of the Motueka River, not far from Nelson in New Zealand’s South Island, Stonefly Lodge is an exclusive and award-winning eco-lodge providing a unique and unforgettable fly-fishing experience. It will appeal to fly-fishing enthusiasts and to discerning travellers who are seeking an intimate and unforgettable wilderness hideaway.
Built from local stone and timber, this luxury lodge is elegant and sophisticated and the atmosphere is relaxed and welcoming. The lodge’s four beautifully appointed and spacious rooms all feature balconies with spectacular views over the river. Each room includes a super-king bed with the finest linen, handcrafted furniture and all-modern amenities.
Dining at Stonefly Lodge is a highlight with delicious cuisine prepared using fresh produce from the garden, local quality meats and fresh seasonal seafood.
Stonefly Lodge offers some of the best fly-fishing in New Zealand. With experienced guides on hand and a wide choice of rivers, there is something to suit all abilities from novices to experts. The lodge makes an ideal base from which to explore the Nelson Lakes and Abel Tasman regions, and hiking, wine tasting, kayaking and heli-fishing can be arranged.