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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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    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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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival at this superb lodge, you are treated by Felix who has everything at his finger tips, and then you realise that amazing location, and this is followed by the superb view of the Owen river from every room, we knew instantly this was going to be something special and we were not wrong. Our first huge surprise was... More 

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SYDNEY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A truly great fishing lodge with service from the owner Felix and chef Ryan, co- chef Cheryl and guide Paul all made for that perfect combination of relaxation and enjoyment. The fantastic location on the banks of the Owen River allows the participants to refresh , rewind and open up. Not to be missed for those wanting an intimate lodge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at Owen river lodge! The fishing was great, and the guides were awesome. Most importantly, at the end of the day there was good company, excellent five star dining, and all the comforts of home. Felix was a magnificent host, along with all of his staff, which made for a great trip. We would love... More 

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

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 March 19, 2015

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 March 19, 2015

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 March 18, 2015

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 March 17, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

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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