Hazelwood Hunting and Fishing Lodge is nestled in the heart of Matawai hill country.The homestead has been in the family for over 100 years and is the ideal place to stay when trout fishing, Hunting or cycling the Motu trail.

Located between Opotiki and Gisborne, and moments from the most remote and picturesque rivers in the world.

Fish the Motu for the elusive Brown Trout or try your hand at the Rainbow trout that reside in the beautiful Waioeka, Moanui or Koranga rivers.

Simon, your host is a professional fishing guide and has had 30+ years of experience.
Within the hills surrounding the lodge are the striking and elusive Red Deer. Hunting trips can be arranged by request and are able to cater for small or large groups.

The Homestead accommodation allows for one Queen bed, private bathroom and twin singles, private bathroom.Three course meals, available on request,made from fresh local cuisine and the chef is always keen to cook your catch.


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Business Hours:
open all hours

Months of Operation:
All months of the year


Proximity to town:
75 kms

Proximity to airport:
one hour

Proximity to bus:
2 minutes

Car park availble

Weather Considerations:
Fishing will depend on the weather prior if Rivers affected

BBQ Facility, Breakfast, Children Welcome, Courtesy Transport, Dinner, Internet (Public Use), Lunch, Sky - communal


Max Capacity:

Other Charges:
Dinner $30 per person, available on request

Special rates for accommodation for Anglers who are fishing more than one day

Cancellation Policy:
need deposit, no refund if a week from scheduled date

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