Stonefly Lodge

Location: West Coast & Abel Tasman National Park | New Zealand

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

Resting on the banks of the Motueka River, Stonefly Lodge is a peaceful eco-property nestled between a collection of National Parks. Thanks to an abundance of trout fishing rivers flowing through its terrain, the lodge is a renowned fly-fishing mecca, or makes the perfect base for exploring the glacial lakes and craggy peaks of Abel Tasman National Park.
Perfect forKeen anglers or couple getaways.
In the knowThe lodge offers a special guided fly fishing experience, taking you to the very best spots along the property.

Recommended for...

  • Luxury Hotel
  • Setting & Views
  • Walking & Trekking
  • Wildlife & Nature

Hotel Overview


Between Abel Tasman, Nelson Lakes and Kahurangi, roughly 50 minutes outside of Nelson.

Rooms at Stonefly Lodge

Housing just four guest rooms, set within the two wings upstairs, a stay at Stonefly Lodge promises the utmost privacy. Luxuriate in en suite bathrooms, handcrafted New Zealand artwork and private terraces with gorgeous views of the Motueka River and surrounding mountains –enjoy delicious gourmet breakfasts in privacy here.

Food and facilities

Hosts John and Kate Kerr’s cuisine incorporates a selection of fresh fish, local meats and home-grown produce. Enjoy your food alfresco among the picturesque backdrop, in the sunroom, or in the lodge dining room, set around a warming double sided fireplace. Later, enjoy a late night tipple at the Matai Bar, or have a quiet game of chess or snooker in the library.

Activities at Stonefly Lodge

Head out to fish along the network of rivers that surround the lodge, ranging from gentle flowing waters to fierce currents in the backcountry streams. Alternatively, venture into Abel Tasman for an abundance of outdoor activities, including boat cruises, guided coastal walks, white water rafting or swimming with seals.

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