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.
On-site Car Parking
Bar / Lounge
Bed And Breakfast
Room service - limited service
24 hour front desk
Arrival / Departure lounge
Dry cleaning / laundry service
Wake up calls
Activities Older Children
Credit Cards Accepted
Checking In & Out
Check-in from 2pm and check-out by 11am
(15th March 2016 to 14th December 2016)
$595 per person per night twin /double occupancy
$790 per person per night single occupancy
(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