OWEN RIVER LODGE
REVIEWS
Press Reviews

Owen River Lodge has been very fortunate to have received many favourable fishing and non-fishing based magazine reviews and articles written about the lodge and our fishery. All the reviews are in Adobe Acrobat format.
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Nelson Mail – March 2013
Front page article about famous English cricketer and angler Sir Ian Botham, and his stay at Owen River Lodge

Angling Report – September 2012
Read several reviews of Owen River Lodge on The Angling Report.

Flylife – June 2012
Article detailing the fishing opportunities in the Murchison region and Owen River Lodge.
(This review is in PDF format 1.29 Mb)
FlyFisher – Early season 2011
The Australian Flyfisher magazine has a centrefold spread featuring the cooking of our head chef Ryan.
(This review is in PDF format 1.07 Mb)
Australian Gourmet Traveller Wine – June/July 2011
Check out the rave review of ORL and our fishery in the Australian edition of Gourmet Traveller Wine
(This review is in PDF format 1.5 Mb)
Ten & Two Magazine May/June 2011
Leading online fly fishing magazine have dedicated the May/June edition to their fly fishing travels to the South Island of New Zealand.
(This review is in PDF format 6.1 Mb)
Modern Fishing – February 2011
The editor of Australia’s Modern Fishing magazine reviewed Owen River Lodge & our fishery.
(This review is in PDF format 1.15 Mb)
The Fly Fisher Magazine – September 2010
Cathy & Barry Beck review Owen River Lodge
(This review is in PDF format 0.49 Mb)
Fish & Fly Magazine 2008
Owen River Lodge featured in the USA Fish & Fly magazine's annual travel special edition
(This review is in PDF format 1.73 Mb – right mouse click and 'Save Target As' to your local hard disk)
The Flyfisher magazine
The Flyfisher's review of the Lodge- July 2007
(This review is in PDF format 894 kb – right mouse click and 'Save Target As' to your local hard disk)
Club Marine Australia
Club Marine's article about the Lodge and the fishing- 2007
(This review is in PDF format 2 Mb – right mouse click and 'Save Target As' to your local hard disk)
The Flyfisher magazine
The Flyfisher's review of the lodge and the early season fishery – July 2007
(This review is in PDF format 2.5 Mb – right mouse click and 'Save Target As' to your local hard disk)
Freshwater Fishing Australia
Bill Classon reviews his trip to Owen River Lodge in 2005 for Freshwater Fishing Australia
(This review is in PDF format 758 kb – right mouse click and 'Save Target As' to your local hard disk)
FlyLife Magazine
Fly Life's review of the Lodge and the "Top of the South" region of New Zealand – July 2004
Luxury Travel Magazine
Luxury Travel Magazine names Owen River Lodge in their "2005 A–List of Travel: The World's Best New Hotels"
Luxury Travel magazine (Australian 2006 Spring edition) named Owen River Lodge in their "Top 20" luxury fishing resorts of the world
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Trip Advisor Guest Reviews

Owen River Lodge has been awarded TripAdvisor’s “Certificate of Excellence” awards for the past 5 years in a row: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 & 2010


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Owen River Lodge has a 5 star quality rating from New Zealand tourism quality agency Qualmark
Owen River Lodge
New Zealand’s finest 5 star rated fly fishing lodge
Owen Valley East Road, Murchison
Nelson, South Island, New Zealand
Tel: +64 3 523 9075
stay@owenriverlodge.co.nz