Tongariro River Fly Fishing

The 7th most popular fly fishing river in New Zealand.

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Southwest of Taupo and south of Rangipo, the Tongariro River is known for good fly fishing opportunties.

To reach the Tongariro River Middle Fishing Pools from Turangi, head south on SH1 for 10.3km to Rangipo. Continue south on SH1 past SH46 and look for the large parking area on the left (east side).

Overall, Tongariro River is the 7th most popular fly fishing river of all 8 fly fishing spots in New Zealand. Several of the better fly fishing rivers are nearby Tongariro River including Waikato River, Rangitaiki River and Waioeka River.


Local Contact(s):  Turangi/Taupo Office 64-7-384-7106; i-Site Tourism Turangi 64-7-386-8999; i-Site Tourism Whakapapa 64-7-892-3729; Hamill Adventures Fly Fishing Guides (64) 021-951-959.

Recommended Book:  "Rough Guide To New Zealand" from

Recommended Map:  "New Zealand Adventure Map" from National Geographic

Base Camp:  None

Luxury Loding:  None

Breakfast Restaurant:  None

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Article Source:   Best Tongariro River Fly Fishing Review

GPS:  -39.018818, 175.808975

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  7/4/2016

ID:  22082

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