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Stonefly Lodge

The luxury 5 star Lodge is centrally located between 3 spectacular National Parks making the Lodge an ideal base from which to explore the region.
Nelson, New Zealand
Rates from $595

Stonefly Lodge Details 


The multi award winning Stonefly Lodge is situated on 56 hectares of private forest on the banks of the Motueka River, only 50 minutes drive from Nelson. The luxury 5 star Lodge is centrally located between 3 spectacular National Parks (Abel Tasman, Nelson Lakes and Kahurangi National Park) making the Lodge an ideal base from which to explore the region. Activities from the Lodge include, fly fishing, sea kayaking, guided and unguided hiking tours, wine tasting, white water rafting, rock climbing, abseiling, horse riding tours, and exploring the many art and craft studios in the region.
Architecturally designed and engineered, the Lodge has been built from natural stone and timber acquired from the property. The total complex is powered by alternative energy sources built on site to reduce the projects environmental footprint. The Lodge interior focuses on the large stone double sided fireplace which provides the ambiance to the games room, dining room and sunroom. A large open kitchen adjoining the dining area offers the relaxed atmosphere where guest dine together, or private dining opportunities can also be catered for. Breakfasts can be served on the guest room private balcony. The cuisine is designed around seasonally fresh produce from the extensive garden with home made produce, local quality meats and fresh seasonal seafood. Special diets are easily catered for.
Complete with library, a snooker table, and the "Matai Bar", guests have the ideal setting to relax after an exciting days fly fishing or after exploring the numerous sites and attractions of the local region. Four guest rooms are located upstairs complete with ensuites, heated towel rails, and private balconies overlooking the Motueka River and surrounding mountains. The upper landing area above the dining room provides a quiet secluded place to utilise our fly tying area and guest computer or just indulge in a game of chess or relax with a good book.
Stonefly Lodge is designed to meet the needs of the most discerning traveller and yet provide home comforts with personalised hospitality from the experienced hosts. Your hosts, John and Kate Kerr, have over 50 years combined experience in tourism and hospitality.
The Lodge makes an ideal “sole use” facility for families, private functions or exclusive corporate incentive events.
Stonefly lodge has been listed in the “Top 10 Ecolodges for Australia and New Zealand”


Stonefly Lodge has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms featuring pure luxury throughout.


Free Parking
On-site Car Parking
Parking Available
Adult Only
Non-smoking floors
Non-smoking property
Bar / Lounge
Bed And Breakfast
Free Breakfast
Meals Included
Room service - limited service
24 hour front desk
Arrival / Departure lounge
Data Port
Dry cleaning / laundry service
Game Room
Luggage storage
Porter/Bell service
Travel desk
Wake up calls
Games room
Activities Older Children
Airport shuttle
Business Services
Credit Cards Accepted
First Class
Free Wifi
Linen Provided
Non Smoking
Wifi access

Checking In & Out

Check-in from 2pm and check-out by 11am


Low Season
(15th March 2016 to 14th December 2016)
$595 per person per night twin /double occupancy
$790 per person per night single occupancy
High Season
(15th December 2016 to 14th March 2017)
$690 per person per night twin / double occupancy
$890 per person per night single occupancy
Sole Exclusive Use of Lodge
Exclusive use of the Lodge for families, private functions, special occasions or "corporate think tanks"
$5520 per day in high season
$4760 per day in low season
Special Hot Deals For OCTOBER 2016
Stay 3 nights with 2 days guided fishing for only NZ$2000.00 p/p twin share.
Stay 4 nights with 3 days guided fishing for only NZ$2750.00 p/p twin share
Stay 5 nights with 3 days guided fishing for only NZ$3000.00 p/p twin share.
Stay 7 nights with 5 days guided fishing for only NZ$5000.00 p/p twin share .
Maximum 2 anglers per guide (fishing licence is an additional fee – see Fish & Game New Zealand for more info)
$765 per day. GST Inclusive
Checking In & Out
$595 / per night



The area offers some fantastic food options sourcing the region’s best produce and catering to a range of budgets, see some of the best below:
Melrose House Cafe
Cod & Lobster Brasserie
Harbour Light Bistro
Make sure you book in advance if you plan to eat at any of the above restaurants as they are very popular and easily fill for the weekend.
We also offer a concierge service on this property if you would like us to arrange any bookings.


Getting There and Distances

Stonefly Lodge is 236 kms from Wellington.It is just a few minutes' drive from the beaches, cafes and artisans of the seaside village of Mapua / Mapua Wharf / Ruby Bay
By road, access to Stonefly Lodge's luxury accommodations is only a 50-minute drive through the scenic Moutere Hills from Nelson. The Moutere Hills are home to many vineyards, orchards and country farms.

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