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Specialty Fly Fishing Lodge, with "All Inclusive" rates to include:* Well-appointed river-front log cabins with every convenience from flat screen TV to refrigerators.. (For one or two guests)* All Meals; Full breakfast in the Lodge, picnic lunch on the river, bar snacks upon returning, and three course dinner in the lodge. Now Included, Complimentary house wine and beer! Don't forget to ask about our Specials!Airport Transfers Available Upon RequestBrilliant Team of Guides led by Scott "The Trout" Murray! Guiding includes:* All transfers to/from rivers* Picnic lunch* Hand-tied flies to match what the fishery calls for..* Any gear required: Waders, gravel guards, boots, rods/reels, rain jackets
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Through careful planning I worked in a 5 night stay at River Haven Lodge ahead of a family wedding in Christchurch at the end of January 2019. Having travelled to New Zealand from Cape Town, I was desperate not to waste the opportunity to enjoy what is rightfully seen as the
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Response from RiverHavenLodge, Owner at River Haven Lodge
Responded 2 days ago
Thanks Steve, and grateful for your praise, to us it’s easy, just love people and be part of the banter at the bar each day, Cheers Scotty and Leya.
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Leya and Scott are the perfect hosts. If you want a truly Kiwi experience in gorgeous surroundings, exquisite food (seriously, THE best!) and hospitality that you cannot top then River Haven is it. My brother-in-law and I had 4 nights there as a treat to celebrate our 50th
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Response from RiverHavenLodge, Owner at River Haven Lodge
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks so much guys, sure was fun ,even with dicey weather, we know Doug really enjoyed you guys too!
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The River Haven Lodge is easy to find just to the left after tuning right on Mangles Valley Road from travelling north on State Highway 6. The lodge and cabins are nicely landscaped with beautiful flowers. The cabins are clean and comfortable. Our hosts, Scotty and Leya, and
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My husband and I spent 2 weeks traveling in New Zealand on a recent visit from the US and chose River Haven Lodge for our South Island fishing experience. We simply could not have made a better choice and we would consider our stay at River Haven Lodge a world-class fishing
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River Haven Lodge is a fantastic lodge run and hosted by Scott Murray and Leya Murray. They are super nice people, great hosts and made my wife and I feel welcomed and at home right away. Scott taught me more about fly fishing than I could have ever imagined and we ended 3 days
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Le salon et le lit dans le fond (chalet)
Just outside my cabin
Private Guest Cabin
"all the cabins and rooms within the lodge are superb. it only sleeps 10 altogether - and each one has incredible attention to detail"
"All cabins are equivalent."
"There are just 3 cabins and they're all great -- comfortable, roomy but cozy and with all the amenities you might need."
"We had the choice of any of the cabins, any choice would be great"
"Log cabins really give a country feel."
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionMurchison
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