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Owen River Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
173 Owen Valley East Road, Murchison 7077, New Zealand
Owen River Lodge
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire experience from backdrop of landscape, to accommodation, food, hospitality and the interaction with other thoroughly interesting guests, made the entire stay at Owen River Lodge, a delight. The fishing guide we were provided with and the rivers we fished, were second to none. Could not recommend Owen River Lodge high enough. Will definitely be going back.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I have just spent five days at Owen River Lodge, initially we were attracted by the fly fishing the area is famous for, but we found it was much much more than that. The comfortable accomodation, the fine dining, the attentive host, staff and fishing guides made it a very memorable experience. Our biggest recommendation is that... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Owen River Lodge provides a fly fishing experience at it's finest. We cannot add any more accolades beyond what others have shared. The stars, reviews, & awards are well deserved. Truth in advertising indeed! Check out their website for details.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am always on the lookout for ways to improve things wherever I stay. I have to stay that my stay at Owen River this year was faultless (as it was previously). Clearly the weather and the fishing conditions were outstanding, but from the moment I arrived at the Lodge the service was impeccable. From getting the luggage to the... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second trip to Owen River Lodge and what a wonderful experience it was. The location is sublime, the fly fishing superb and the lodge an incredible mix of understated elegance and simplicity. Felix, the owner of Owen River Lodge has an eye for detail, a passion for fly fishing and a desire to see all of his... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent 6 nights at Owen River Lodge so I could fly fish.We were in the Australian hotel industry for 37 years and Felix is the perfect "mine host" having surrounded himself with a great team of chefs, house staff and guides. This enables him to provide a first class lodge with first class accomodation and food... More 

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Queensland, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We could not have found a more perfect Lodge to have our first trout fishing adventure. Beautiful peaceful surroundings, luxury well serviced accommodation, remarkable fishing guides, delicious food, a great wine selection and the thrill of fly fishing for the first time and catching our first trout on the first day. All orchestrated by Felix, a wonderful entertaining owner/host. We... More 

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Maleny, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Owen River Lodge for 3 nights. Accommodation, Food and Service, along with the Host - Felix - were exceptional. Add to that 2 fantastic days fishing, in beautiful rivers, with an excellent guide and it was a great trip all round. We have stayed in other lodges across New Zealand and Owen River Lodge is... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you Felix for a wonderful trip,the fishing was as good as it gets, the Lodge perfect and the food wonderful (the new Zealand wines we had were pretty good too!). We will be back soon!! Derek & Shona.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our fourth visit! A huge thank you to Felix for another memorable stay at Owen River Lodge. We are always so well cared for from, great company, a quiet comfortable room to delicious cuisine, which never fails to showcase the best of NZ produce. Fishing was great fun again, with shared stories and big catches among the guests. See you... More 

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