Creel Tackle House & Cafe


Creel Tackle & Cafe

Fly Fishing

The Creel Tackle House has been supplying Tongariro River Anglers with Tackle for around 80 years.

Our Team

Our team have a passion for the river, the area, the fish, the food!, and most importantly you!

Great History

There are simply no other tackle shops in New Zealand which enjoy such a rich history as the Creel Tackle House.

Best Cafe in Turangi

Tripadvisor 2015 & 2016


We Bake Daily

We supply all quality selection of gourmet food. Everything is made fresh daily on site including our pastry


Quality Fishing Tackle

We live on the river and monitor the fish daily and supply only quality fishing products

Check out what makes us special!

About Creel Tackle House

About Creel Tackle House

Here at Creel Tackle House & Cafe we believe that it’s family and friends that cross our door. We love sharing our passion for fishing and the Lake Taupo area, we welcome you to our boutique cafe as if you were coming home. We have chosen all of our suppliers and ingredients with you in mind – we wouldn’t want to provide you with anything but the best.

“The best way to a fisherman’s heart is through his fly. Deb believe’s the best way to a fisherman’s heart is through his belly!” –
Welcome, Home. Deb, Grant and the Team.

Local Knowledge

Boutique Cafe

Fly Fishing

Creel Homewares

Fishing Products

Guiding Services

Fishing Report

25 meters to the river!

Our Cafe

All food made with passion and love daily

Tackle House

Come and talk to Steve and Grant about the river

Boutique Cafe

Everything is made fresh daily on site including our pastry.

Cafe Hours

8am to 4pm (7 Days)

Tackle House

Have a qualified conversation with people who live and love the Tongariro River

Tackle Shop Hours

7:30am to 5pm (7 Days)

Contact Us

Write us an e-mail or just fill out our contact form. We will reply to you shortly!

We look forward to hearing from you!

Trout Fly fishing Tackle shop and Cafe adjacent to the famous Tongariro River, Turangi , Central North Island, New Zealand

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Creel Tackle House and Cafe

189 Taupahi Rd | Turangi | New Zealand