Poronui is the foremost fly fishing lodge in New Zealand and rated in the world’s top ten by Forbes Magazine. Huddled in the private Taharua valley on New Zealand’s stunning North Island, Poronui is a lavish wilderness lodge favored by the world’s most astute fishermen, hunters and outdoor enthusiasts.
Poronui is a famous fishing lodge where selective anglers go fly fishing for terrific NZ trout in immaculate waters. To sportsmen, Poronui is the ultimate hunting lodge where they can hunt magnificent deer in a impressively gorgeous setting. To others, Poronui is the definitive luxury wilderness retreat, a place where you can unwind or discover 16,000 acres of enduring wilderness.
The property is a breathtaking outdoor playground. They offer a variety of outdoor activities from fly fishing to hunting and have outstanding facilities for hiking, horse-riding, mountain-bike riding, clay pigeon shooting and rafting. There are more than 100 miles of roads and tracks that wind their way through the hills and along the streams for exploring the native bush and wilderness.
To complement the quality of the outdoor experience, Poronui offers three tremendously cozy accommodation options: the legendary Lodge, luxury camping down by the Mohaka river at Safari Camp or stately Blake House, the pick of celebrities, captains of industry and royalty.
The main lodge and guest cabins have developed from what was once a rural fishing camp into one of the world’s finest fishing lodge holiday destinations. Accommodation has been calculated with the conventional fishing and hunting lodge atmosphere in mind, but also mingles elements of contemporary luxury with superb style.
An exhilarating addition to the Poronui experience are the chic timber and canvas tents of a safari-style camp. Positioned on the bank of the Mohaka River, the camp is a days’ horse ride or 30 minutes drive from the lodge. The camp is available on a fully-serviced basis for luxury overnight camp-outs and provides an amazing chance to enjoy impressive back country seclusion whilst not forgetting creature comforts like cool cotton sheets, hot running water, flushing toilets and fine food and wine.
Located on a superior plateau overlooking the Taharua River, Blake House residence has been enjoyed by corporate leaders, celebrities, and royalty. If you’re seeking five-star accommodation in an wholly exceptional location, with whisper-quiet isolation, luxury and the world’s finest food and wine, search no more.
The lodge kitchen is famous for its stupendous food and wine selection. Venison, pork, lamb and wild duck come from the property and surrounding region, and the closeness to the ocean offers plenty of fresh deep sea fish, salmon, lobster and mussels. Their individually packed streamside lunches are likely to be the very best picnic you’ve ever had. The wine cellar stocks more than 10,000 bottles of most globally recognized vintages as well as the cream of New Zealand’s wines, many sourced directly from the adjoining wine producing area of Hawkes Bay.
Whether your enthusiasm is New Zealand fly fishing, hunting or hiking, their guests talk of the magic of Poronui: the magnificent location, the authentic Kiwi warmth, and the companionship they share with guides and fellow adventurers. Come and encounter the tale of Poronui.