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Korimako Lodge



Korimako Lodge is a contemporary country lodge that offers exceptional stylish accommodation. Enjoy superb food and wine in a spectacularly beautiful secluded setting.

Get away from it all and relax in 5 star comfort at Korimako Lodge after a day of world-class fishing on the Buller River or its tributaries such as the Matakitaki.


Steve and Wendy Wood


933 Matakitaki Valley Road
Six Mile

Postal address

Box 152

Contact details

Phone: +64 3 523 9763

Local fishing waters

Matakitaki River

Buller River and its tributaries

Motueka and Grey river systems

Helicopter fly-ins to the Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes National Parks (see Lake Rotoroa and Lake Rotoiti).


Korimako Lodge is marked on the:

- lower Matakitaki River map

- Maruia River map

It is 10 km south of Murchison. See the Korimako website for a map and driving directions.

Accommodation features

The lodge provides accommodation for a maximum of six guests.

  • Stylish guest rooms, each with a spacious ensuite, powerful shower, and a private verandah with very special views. Choose from superking, queen or twin beds.
  • Leisurely breakfast of fruit, cereals, yoghurt, homemade breads and preserves including local bush honey, a hot dish using free range organic eggs
  • A delicious dinner using fresh local produce, including predinner drinks
  • Comfortable lounges and dining room
  • Bathhouse with a 2-person spa bath using solar hot water heating.
  • Log fire
  • Tea, coffee and drinks facilities
  • Drying room for fishing and outdoor gear
  • Privacy, relaxation and panoramic views
  • Warm, sunny and incorporating energy efficient design
  • Broadband internet and Wi-Fi wireless network throughout the lodge
  • Shadow and Oscar, our friendly labradors who live outside
Guided fishing

If you're not used to dry fly and nymphing to sighted fish, Korimako recommends these guides:

indicative tariffs
valid to April 2010

Prices are based on two people sharing a room and include:

  • Breakfast
  • Pre-dinner drinks with nibbles
  • Delicious dinner
  • All taxes

Queen rooms: NZ$280 per person per night.

SuperKing/Twin room: NZ$325 per person per night.

Add NZ$150 per night for single occupancy.


A 30% deposit secures your booking.

Visa or Mastercard are accepted.

Cancellation policy 30% of total is payable if a confirmed booking is cancelled within 60 days of arrival.
  • From the West Coast or Nelson, follow State Highway 6 towards Murchison.
  • In Murchison turn at the Hampden Hotel and Supermarket, signposted Matakitaki Valley Road and Six Mile walkway.
  • Continue for 10kms along Matakitaki Valley Road (over Six Mile Creek and the start of the gravel road)
  • Korimako is 300m on the left.


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