Our Location

Castle Hill Lodge is located near the small village of Garston in Northern Southland. Queenstown is just to the north and about a 40 minute drive while to the west is Te Anau and Milford Sound.

Castle Hill Lodge is ideally placed for these two major tourist destinations in the South Island with the added attraction of the world famous Mataura River, renowned for it’s brown trout and superb fly fishing.

There are direct major airline flights from Auckland and Christchurch, New Zealand and from Sydney, Australia into Queenstown. Smaller commuter airlines provide service to and from many other New Zealand cities.



World map showing NZ



New Zealand showing Garston

Fly fishing for brown trout on the Mataura near Garston, N.Z.