Guided Lure Fishing & Fly Casting

Guided Lure Fishing & Fly Casting

In addition to the accommodation through which the Thredbo and Little Thredbo Rivers meander within the 150 acre property, Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa offers a highly professional onsite fly fishing guide and professional Certified Casting Instructor.


Standard spin rod 4 hours  $10.00
Standard spin rod 24 hours  $20.00 

Premium spin rod 4 hours  $20.00
Premium spin rod 24 hours   $35.00

*Rod & reel included. Lures extra - $25.00 each

Fishing Licences - Can be purchased at Reception starting from $7.00 per person (children/pensioners do not require a licence)


2 hour lure casting school $100.00 pp $85.00 (small group)
Half day guided fishing expeditions* $325.00 pp $225.00 (small group)
Full day guided fishing expeditions** $650.00 pp $450.00 (small group)

* Half day (4 hours) guiding fishing expeditions include morning tea.

** Full day guiding fishing expeditions include 8 hours instruction and fishing plus morning tea & lunch.


Learn the essentials that will help you catch more trout on conventional fishing gear with our professional trout fishing team.

The Lure Casting for Trout school is designed to introduce men, women and children to the sport of trout fishing using conventional fishing equipment (spin rod and reel) casting soft and hard body lures. During the school, clients will learn accuracy and distance casting techniques, benefits in variable retrieves, lure selections and a lake-side session addressing trout behaviors with the goal of catching a trout.

Lure Casting for Trout school includes;

  • Tuition from our professional team:
  • Spin fishing outfit*
  • Accuracy and distance casting session on casting green
  • Semi-guided Lake Fishing session in our stocked lake

*All participants must have a suitable trout lure for the school – lures can be purchased at the Activate Centre.

For lure fishing tours and enquiries, please contact Activate on 6451 3246 or email



1 hour fly casting school $65.00 pp $45.00 (2 or more)
2 hour fly casting school and guided lake session       $130.00 pp     $95.00 (2 or more)
Half day guided fly fishing experiences $325.00 pp $225.00 (small group)
Full day guided fly fishing experiences $650.00 pp $450.00 (small group)


All Half and Full Day Guided Sessions are fully catered with Polaris/4WD transport, fishing equipment and flies, waders, Gore-Tex outerwear, gourmet eats, local beer (or soft drink) and National Parks entry. Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa is licensed to access a huge variety of streams, lakes and creeks in Kosciuszko National Park, more so than any other commercial fly fishing operator in Australia. Whether you are intend chasing big numbers of wild trout in back country alpine creeks, or pursuing that trophy Brown Trout on the mighty Thredbo river – we have the operation that will be tailored for you. W e advise that all participants wear sunglasses and a brimmed hat and natural coloured clothing for all half and full day expeditions.  

Click here to view fly fishing guide Matt casting on the nearby Thredbo River.


For fly fishing tours and enquiries, please contact Matt Tripet from The Fly Program on 0407 960 216 or email


*prices as of 1 November 2016

1650 Alpine Way, Crackenback, NSW 2627 Australia Free Call: 1800 020 524 International: +61 2 6451 3000 Send us an Online Enquiry