Which trip is for you?

A guided trip with Fish and Cruise Wanaka is a classic Kiwi experience, the perfect way to enjoy New Zealand’s great outdoors and try your luck at some of the best fishing in the South Island.  Wanaka has healthy populations of rainbow trout, brown trout, and Quinnat salmon. We’ll help you catch them and even cook them on board – you’ll never taste fresher!   We’ll share our local knowledge gained from a lifetime of fishing. We know all the best fishing spots and the best techniques for different lake conditions.  Full tuition is included for beginners along with all the equipment you need for troll, spin, or fly fishing.

Whether you’re a total beginner or a complete angler this is your chance to soak up the scenery, breathe deeply in the fresh air and enjoy the thrill of the catch.  Individuals, families, and groups welcome – we’ll tailor the package to suit you.  You can also add extra time if you want, at $150.00 per hour.

Tea and Coffee supplied

Below are the three fish and cruise trips that we offer. Have a read and choose the one that suits you. We can also tailor a trip to suit your needs, just talk to our team.

This is our client’s favorite trip. A three-hour cruise on Lake Wanaka fishing the beautiful clear waters. Jeno will also take you on a lake or beach walk. One of the most requested walks is to Mou Waho where you can walk up to the lake on top of the island. Jeno can also cook your fish for you if you choose. This is a great family trip

3 Hour Cruise island visit, walk and beach landing $200 per Adult – $100 per Child(3 persons minimum / $600.)


If you are on a tight time budget then this 2-hour fishing trip will be perfect. Join Jeno as he takes you to some of the best fishing spots in Lake Wanaka. Enjoy the boat ride and the magnificent scenery.

2 Hour fishing trip  $180 per Adult – $90  per Child (minimum charge 3 adults / $540.00)


Lake Wanaka is a renowned Salmon and Trout fishing lake. The water is so clear and clean, and the condition of the fish reflects that. On this trip, You will be guided by one of the best fishing guides in the Southern Lakes area. Jeno will take you to his favorite and secret fishing locations. Don’t forget your camera
3 Hour fishing trip $200 per adult – $100 per child (minimum charge for 3 adults $600.00


Cancellation Policy.

If for any reason your travel plans change, and you are not going to be able to take a trip with us on the day booked, please be sure to contact us immediately on: 0800 443 643 (NZ only) or 027 628 6464. The following cancellation policy applies to all bookings:

For bookings cancelled more than 24 hours prior to the departure time, there will be no charge.

For bookings cancelled within 24 hours prior to departure time, or in the case of a ‘no show’, you will be charged the full cost of the trip.

Fish & Cruise Wanaka reserves the right to apply discretion in special circumstances.

Cancelled trips on our behalf (due to weather etc.) will incur no charge

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Contact Us

E: macs@fishcruisewanaka.co.nz

P: 0800 443 643
P: 027 628 6464