• Creel Lodge Entrance at night Creel Lodge Entrance at night
  • Reception Reception
  • Rhododendron in flower at Office Rhododendron in flower at Office
  • 1 Bedroom Garden suite 1 Bedroom Garden suite
  • Large 1 bedroom garden suite Large 1 bedroom garden suite
  • Outdoor Dining area in springtime Outdoor Dining area in springtime
  • Main lawn and garden area Main lawn and garden area
  • BBQ area with large outdoor  dining tables BBQ area with large outdoor dining tables
  • Pathway to river through woodland gardens Pathway to river through woodland gardens
  • Sun setting on river through garden gate Sun setting on river through garden gate

Turangi and surrounding areas offer you a unique fishing experience, rivers and streams, back country fishing, plus both natural and man made lakes, some offering trophy fish. Creel Lodge and the Turangi region will excite and above all, make you want to come back, again and again.

Peter Fishing in River
Peter Fishing in River.

Creel Lodge gardens at night
Creel Lodge gardens at night.

trout fish photo

Situated in the heart of New Zealand's
Best Trout Fishing Country is Creel Lodge.

Welcome to the Creel Lodge website.

You are invited to explore Creel's unique location, comfortable garden setting, all provided to make your stay very special, and at affordable prices.

Creel Lodge is situated on the famous Tongariro River, with its own private access to one of New Zealand's top fly-fishing rivers. The Tongariro River is open for fishing all year round, offering Steelhead (Rainbow) and Brown trout fishing 365 days a year. Creel Lodge is less than 1km from Turangi township, which nestles at the Southern end of Lake Taupo, situated in the centre of New Zealand's North Island.

On arriving at Creel you will be shown to your garden suite, you have the choice of one or two bedrooms. All suites have their own outdoor balconies encouraging you to dine outside among the fantails (a New Zealand native bird) and enjoy the native bush setting.

Make Creel Lodge your holiday base, it is an ideal location. Every year people from all over the world come back to Creel Lodge to fish, hunt, ski or relax in the hot pools at Tokaanu, just 3km from the Lodge.

If you'd like to learn more about Creel Lodge, or enquire about our accommodation, please click here.

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Your Hosts
Jill and Richard Low

For bookings please call us on 0800 - 273 - 355 - we can confirm your booking over the phone immediately, or by return email.

For New Zealand Bookings
Please call 0800 - 273 - 355

Bookings from Overseas
Please call 0064 - 7 - 386 - 8081

Email Bookings

Physical Address & Contact Details
Creel Lodge. 183 Taupahi Road, Turangi 3334, Waikato, New Zealand

Office Phone / Fax From overseas: 64 - 7 - 386 - 8081
Office Phone / Fax From New Zealand: 0800 - 273 - 355


WEB: www.creel.co.nz

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Individual cabins with ensuite and own kitchen

Quiet, comfortable, well appointed garden suites offering both inside and outside dining.


fly fising located one minutes walk to the Tongariro River

Fishing and river walks are at the bottom of Creel's garden. Your access is through the private gate, so leave your car parked at your cabin and pop off to fish or walk . On your return enjoy a cup of tea or evening cocktail while enjoying our park like gardens here at Creel.


local ponga log artwork.

Punga Arch on garden path leading to river.




Native Tui bird feeding  in Kowhai tree.