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© 2019 National Trout Centre Society

open 7 days 10am -4pm

257 State Hwy 1, Turangi

The National Troutcentre is temporarily closed

The Visitor centre will be closed to the public from 1pm on Saturday 21 March until further notice, in step with our communities efforts to limit the transmission of the COVID-19 Coronavirus

Kids Trout Fishing



(Sorry no fishing outside school holidays

Age group 5-16 yr olds

All gear and instructor included

Incl. Fillet and honey woodsmoke

No bookings needed.

$45 per Child.

Last Fishing for the day from 2.30pm - 3pm. No adult Fishing available.

Fishing may be canceled on any given day due to reasons beyond our control.

Only 1 fish per child, fishing times vary depending on the fish. 

Wait times and availability may vary according to demand, fishing and queues

Licences for adult fishing on the river or lake available for purchase

online by clicking here.

Whio Creche


NZ largest Whio Creche

Juvenile 3-4 month old Blue Ducks

Brought in from around NZ to prepare and get them used to the outdoor surroundings before being released back into the river systems the eggs were collected from.

A great place to get up close to these beautiful birds.




Freshwater Aquarium

Open 7 Days

Adults $15

Seniors $12

Children under 16 free.

          Click the icon below to view our

extensive library on Fly-fishing