Visitor information

Click the headings below for our visitor information including prices, opening hours, services, facilities and frequently asked questions.

Opening hours (Open Year Round)

SUMMER

September 1 to April 30

9:00am to 5:00pm

last admissions at 4:30pm

Summer HOLIDAY

Boxing Day till January 26

9:00am to 6:30pm

last admissions at 6:00pm

WINTER weekdays

May 1 to August 31

9:00am - 4:30pm

last admissions at 4:00pm

WINTER weekends and holidays

May 1 to August 31

9:00am - 5:00pm

last admissions at 4:30pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open daily year round

We are not open on Christmas Day - December 25 -

Anzac Day April 25 open from 1pm - 4:30pm

WINTER BREAK!!!!! WE ARE CLOSED FOR 5 WEEKDAYS FROM MON 21TH OF JULY TILL FRI 25TH OF JULY.

Prices

Salmon Fishing

Salmon per kg of catch

Having it smoked or cut into sashimi is optional and takes only 10 minutes more.

 

$21.00

 

Hot smoking your own catch served in a pizza box with forks to have on site or take away:

Your first fish

Each one after

 

$10.00

$2.50

Sashimi (own catch) finely sliced salmon served with wasabi, soy sauce and chopsticks:

One fillet

The whole fish

 

$4.00

$6.00

Salmon cafe Menu - click here -

Getting to Anatoki & Parking

Getting there from Motueka

The Anatoki Farm is very easy to find. First follow the road signs to Motueka (town close to Nelson). From there it's only a 50 minutes drive to Takaka.
1 km before entering Takaka, on state highway 60, you turn left to "Long Plain Road" (see brown road sign). From there you only have to follow "Anatoki Salmon" signage for about 5.5km till you reach your destination.

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Address:

230 McCallum Road, Takaka, Golden Bay, South Island, New Zealand

For exact location See Google maps in footer of this page

Parking

Free parking available. Disabled parking available downstairs.
Self-contained campervans are more than welcome to stay overnight at our parking, free of charge of course.

Expected fish sizes per month on average

Month

Expected Sizes

April

900-1200 grams

May

1100-1300 grams

June

1200-1350 grams

July

1250-1400 grams

August

1300- 1350 grams

September

1300-1450 grams

October

1400 -1600 grams

November

1500-1600 grams

December

1550-1650 grams

January

1550-1650 grams

February

1600-1700 grams

March

1700-1800 grams

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Contact Anatoki

Freephone: 0800 262 865

Phone: +64 3 525 7251 (9am - 4:30pm)

E-mail: info@anatokisalmon.co.nz

Address: 230 McCallum Road, Takaka, Golden Bay, South Island, New Zealand

Free Wifi

Connect with the world. Free Wifi at Anatoki salmon. Catch a salmon (a big one), take a picture and share it with your friends!

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Contact us anytime: 0800 262865

Do I have to make a reservation?
Answer: No, you do not have to make a booking. You are free to come whenever you like.

When are you open?
Answer: Open Daily year round from 9am even when it's raining. Go to the first heading of this page for the exact opening hours.

Where are you located?
Answer: 230 McCallum Road, Takaka, Golden Bay South Island. Just follow the brown road signs and Anatoki Salmon signage.

How can I contact Anatoki Salmon?
Answer: call our free phone number: 0800 262 865 or send an e-mail to info@anatokisalmon.co.nz

What does the fishing experience cost me?
The entry, the use of fishing gear and the cleaning of the fish is free of charge. You only pay $21.00 per kg of catch and extra for hot smoking or sashimi. On average visitors spend only $19.65 per person at Anatoki for a great day out!

What do we need to bring?
Answer: Nothing except from sun screen, sandfly spray perhaps and warm outdoor clothing when chilly. The fishing equipment is provided. You are not allowed to use your own fishing rod (risk of didymo).

I have never fished before, is that ok?
Answer: We explain how to fish and can help everybody and that gives almost a guarantee that you'll catch something.

I'm travelling. Is there a way to preserve my catch?
Answer: Most people have their fish smoked and eaten on site. If you have more than you can eat, there are several options available to preserve your catch such as: ice, vac packs and chilly bins. - Go to packaging options -

How long does the fish keep for?
Answer: Fresh fish in the fridge for 3 days and that's the same for smoked fish. We can vacuum pack your hot smoked catch to extend the life by 4 weeks

Where may I read more information about the beautiful region of Golden Bay?
Answer: There is a lot to do and see in Golden Bay. Go to www.goldenbaynz.co.nz

Where can I buy Anatoki Salmon?
Answer: If you're not able to come to Golden Bay you can buy it directly from our web shop.

I'm in a wheelchair can I still catch a salmon?
Answer: Of course. There is a disabled parking downstairs and fine access to the fishing lake.

Groups and Tours

Everything is possible! Fishing, lunch or just coffee with cake and a guided tour.

 

Salmon Fishing - Click here - 

Lunch Menu - Click here -

Salmon Farm Tour with coffee/tea and cake only $10.00 p.p. (booking is essential)

 

 Please contact us for more information or book email info@anatokisalmon.co.nz . 

 

Parking Over Property (POP)

Visitors with self-contained campervans are welcome to stay at our parking free of charge of course and no longer than two nights.

Native Parks

Terms and conditions

Catch the Big one

free use of fishing gear and no entry fee!

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Eat your catch

Eat your catch on the spot!

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Take away

We make sure you're fish will be preserved wherever you go

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