Fishing license

What kind of fishing license do I need?+

There are two kinds of fishing licenses available for visitors to New Zealand: Fishing One Day License and the Non Resident License.

  • A Fishing One Day License costs $34 NZD per day. This is a license for visitors who plan to fish for less than 5 days.
  • The Non-Resident Licence (NRL) has been established for anglers visiting New Zealand from overseas and costs NZD$169.00. This normally the best option for visiting anglers who intend to fish for more than 5 days.