Creel Tackle House and Cafe

An Historic Fly fishing tackle shop selling freshwater fishing tackle, Licences and flies with attached small Cafe selling fresh baked / cooked food daily. The Cafe opened Dec 26th 2013.

The Creel Tackle House is probably the oldest tackle shop in N.Z. Customers have included many early prime ministers and visiting dignitaries. The original owner was Jo Frost, making flies and guiding clients on the river fishing for trout.

The Tackle House sits adjacent to the Creel Lodge Motel on Taupahi Rd and a mere 150m from the famous Tongariro River and more recently Tongariro River loop track.

Creel Cafe is an ideal spot to have lunch half way around the track or for fisher persons looking for tackle, breakfast and take out lunch with one stop.

Physical Address: 189 Taupahi Rd
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