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Triple Tui

Triple Tui

Triple Tui's Riverstone Cabin is a self contained log cabin hidden in the tranquil Tadmor Valley, yet just an hours drive south of Nelson on the Hope River.

Countless world renowned brown trout fisheries suited to the experienced or novice fly fisherman are within easy reach, including the Motueka River and the Buller River. Host Steve is a passionate angler and hunter and knows the area. The rustic comfortable cabin is an ideal base for anglers wishing the explore the myriad fishing opportunities in the top of the South Island.


Steve Garnett and Tracey Lynch


2454 Dry Weather Road




Postal address

PO Box 3601
Richmond 7050

Contact details

Phone: +64 3 548 4481
Email: or

Please mention when you make an enquiry or booking.

Fishing waters


Buller River and its tributaries

Gowan River

Owen River

Motueka River and its tributaries

D'Urville River

Wairau River

The Nelson Lakes: Lake Rotoiti and Lake Rotoroa


Triple Tui is marked on the:

- Upper Buller map

- Hope River map

  • 50 acres of complete privacy in beautiful native bush
  • The Hope range which is part of the Kahurangi National Park, with its thousands of acres of established native bush is on their back door. There are walks, waterfalls and streams with such beauty as to stop the most ardent bush walker in their tracks.
  • The remnants of the old Nelson to Murchison railway line run along the back of the property.

The log cabin can accommodate up to three adults (13 years and over) and is situated on the banks of the ‘tea coloured’ Hope River where you can relax to the sounds of the river.

You can choose to stay and provide all your meals or have the hosts provide breakfast on a daily basis. Described by guests as rustic luxury, your time here will be completely private and the only sounds provided by the native birds and river.



The cabin has:

  • Separate bedroom with a handmade queen bed and a lounge with a double sofa bed
  • Self contained kitchen with gas cook top and fridge (the freezer in the main house is available for use if required)
  • Bathroom with shower and toilet
  • Solar water heating and log fire place
  • Gas BBQ on deck (dinner BBQ packs can be provided by prior arrangement)
  • Private deck and grounds - private with its own views and access to the bush
  • Car parking
  • Laundry can be done on request
Other activities and attractions in the area
  • Hunting for red deer and chamois in the Nelson Lakes National Park (permit required)
  • Walking and tramping in the Nelson Lakes National Park
  • Walking the Wangapeka track
  • Gold panning
  • Walk across New Zealand's longest swing bridge at the Buller Gorge or spend a day taking in the many adventure activities at the Heritage Park
  • Exploring Huia Cave
  • Skiing/snowboarding in winter (30 minutes from Rainbow Skifield)
Indicative tariff
to 1 Jan 2015

Tariffs for up to 2 people are:


Self contained (breakfast not included)

  • NZ$140: per night
  • NZ$160: per night over the Chriistmas and New Year period
  • NZ$25 per child/extra adult

Bed and Breakfast

  • NZ$170: per night
  • NZ$190: per night over the Chriistmas and New Year period
  • NZ$40 per child/extra adult.

Phone, email or complete the online form at the Triple Tui website by selecting the "Contact Us" tab.

Deposit of 1 night upon booking and the balance in cash on arrival.

Ask about special rates for long stays. It is advisable to book early.

Cancellations A fee equal to 1 nights accommodation, is charged if your booking is cancelled within 1 week of your arrival. Within 7 days of arrival there is no refund.



The Tui




Riverstone Cabin




Steve fishing the Motueka River

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