Anatoki Salmon Fishing Day
A day out fishing and discovering part of Golden Bay. Trip can be confirmed as soon as 4 participants booked.
Travelling region:Motueka, Golden Bay, Takaka, Te Waikoropupu Springs
Includes:Bus Trip, morning at Anatoki Salmon Farm, short stop in Takaka, visit of Te Waikoropu Springs = sacred Maori Place
Departure:7.50am Motueka Information Centre, please inquire if you need pick up in Nelson
Duration:8 1/2 hours
Pick-up:Motueka Information Centre, 20, Wallace Street
Our day trip begins at 7.50am from the information centre in Motueka. We might be able to pick up from Nelson, please inquire before you book. We will first drive over the Takaka hill (791m). On the way we pass dramatic lookouts over Tasman Bay, Abel Tasman National Park and Golden Bay. You will arrive at Anatoki Salmon Farm at about 9.30am. Since you arrive early you will have plenty of space and time to discover the Farm, do your Salmon Fishing, get your salmon smoked and enjoy it for lunch at the farm. Your driver guide will pick you up at about 1.15pm and will bring you to Takaka (10 minutes) for a short stop. After the stop your driver guide will drive you to Te Waikoropupu Springs, the largest freshwater springs Australasias and reputedly the clearest in the world, a very special Maori Place. You will have time to walk around the springs, where 14000 litres of some of the clearest water in the world get up to the surface per second (about 250 bath tubs per minute). The area is surrounded by native bush. The walkway is wheelchair friendly.
ANATOKI SALMON FISHING FARM: How It Works EXPERIENCE THE THRILL OF CATCHING YOUR OWN FOOD. COME FIND A MAGICAL SPOT ON LAKE ANATOKI TO CAST YOUR LINE AND LAND YOUR LUNCH. No experience required for this fishing activity and we provide you with the use of our gear at no charge. Watch salmon back-flip out of the water, listen as they splash on the surface, keep your eye out for the big one, feel the thrill as the salmon teases your line with nibbles just before you reel it in and land it with delight. Enjoy your freshly caught salmon prepared as you like it in our cafe or take it away with you.