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Ruakituri River Fishing

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The Ruakituri River in northern Hawkes Bay is known by anglers far and wide as the home of some of the strongest, wildest trout in the world.

Let this be your trout fishing trip of a lifetime. Stay in the shearers quarters of a big New Zealand Sheep and Cattle Station, experience what New Zealand is all about, pure heaven.

Enjoy real back country fishing and the chance to catch a magnificent trophy brown or rainbow trout. This unique river is a must-fish spot in the North Island of New Zealand.

The Ruakituri is an isolated river that rises in the remote Urewera National Park north of Lake Waikaremoana, draining the Huiarau Range and flowing for many kilometres through rugged and remote bush-clad backcountry.

This relatively inaccessible river offers superb fly fishing for over 30km. There is another 20km of water in the headwaters for active anglers proficient in bushcraft and prepared to tramp.

Ruakituri River Packages

Stay in a farm cottage on the upper reaches, just a short drive from the best pools.

Includes Napier Airport pick-up and drop-off and all trout fishing transport. All lunch’s included in guiding fee. Morning and evening meals extra. A fishing licence if required is extra. All prices are for 1 or 2 people trout fishing.

    Opition 1:
  • Stay 1 night/2 days guided trout fishing.
  • Price:

  • $ 1000 1/2 persons
  • Opition 2:

  • Stay 2 nights/3 days guided trout fishing. This package price includes 1 Free day trout guiding
  • Price:

  • $ 1350 1/2 persons
  • Opition 3:

  • Stay 3 nights/4 days guided trout fishing. Arrive Napier Monday early and depart Thursday late. Fishing Monday to Thursday. This package price includes 1 Free day trout guiding

  • Price:

  • $ 1950 1/2 persons

Fishing season: 1 Oct-30 June. Fly fishing only


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