My co-host and I brought 8 couples to Poronui in mid-November 2013. It was a golf and fly fishing trip and Poronui was our fishing stop. During our 5-day stay, some of the couples were keen to fish everyday but others wanted to take part in other activities. As a professional fly fishing guide in Colorado and host of other international fly fishing trips, I have to say that Poronui is the epitome of fly fishing for trophy trout in a wild setting. Our group immediately caught on to the thrill of using large dry flies and hunting big browns and rainbows. And then our guests started requesting the helicopters to take them to even more remote, untouched locations. This heli-fishing that we did has to be the ultimate experience you can have while angling for trout. The Kiwi guides are professional, extremely experienced, and a lot of fun to be around each day. Eve and her crew go to extreme lengths to please the guests and make sure all their needs are being met each day. We can't wait to get back and we know that others will be thrilled to discover Poronui.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This 16,000 acres of timeless wilderness is steeped in history and provides world class fly fishing for brown and rainbow trout, deer stalking and an abundance of native flora and wildlife. Outdoor activities include mountain biking, horse trekking and guided walking, while an Olympic standard sporting clays range, archery and target shooting are also available. Or simply relax with a massage, or a good book. ... more less