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High Country Salmon

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Open Now: 08:00 - 18:00
Open today: 08:00 - 18:00
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Free salmon feeding,

Visit this place, just so you can see salmon up close, they are quite stunning and mesmerising as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Salmon Stop!

Drive further down before you turn right for Mt Cook Village, and take a stop at High Country... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“fresh salmon”(45 reviews)
“sashimi”(43 reviews)
Drop in for a rest stop on your travels and look over a working salmon farm on the glacial waters of the Mackenzie High Country -and its free to drop in and feed our beautiful salmon. Try our farm fresh sashimi and a whole range of delicious salmon...more
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State Highway 8, Twizel 7944, New Zealand
+64 800 400 385
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh as!!!! We bought a whole salmon and some salmon frams, and free feed salmon fish, kids must be like it.

Thank ClorisZ2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely coffee salmon mornay pie and sushimi to die for would highly recommend and make sure you feed the salmon

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit this place, just so you can see salmon up close, they are quite stunning and mesmerising as they swim around in circles. Feeding them was fun. Then order yourself the most amazing salmon you’ll taste! The meal was fresh and it was interesting watching...More

1  Thank Joannadoerr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drive further down before you turn right for Mt Cook Village, and take a stop at High Country Salmon. Grab some fresh salmon or had your lunch here before you continue the journey to Mt Cook Village. Young and old will given an oppurtunity to...More

1  Thank SanHec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

prob going to be great once the reno is done, lots and lots of tourists, ok for a stop but to get a meal might have to wait a bitMore

1  Thank Gavin R
HighCountrySalmon, Owner at High Country Salmon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Gavin. We love sharing our place with our local customers as well as our overseas visitors, but its a big Chinese holiday this week so that does add to the numbers. Actually our kitchen staff are pretty quick and we have plenty of ready...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018

We made a U-turn when we saw the "Free Feed the Salmon" sign! We were pleasantly surprised to find out there's lots of delicious food inside and we can seat outside in the fresh air and sun!

Thank Idris M
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We were hoping for a stopover and saw this sign Feed Salmon for Free and we immediately stopped over. It wasn’t just a salmon farm but also a cafe of sashimi, salmon chowders, etc... really enjoyed this little unique adventure!

Thank tripreview777
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

My adult daughter and I stopped here last week and it was great. We fed the salmon and bought some absolutely exceptional smoked salmon to take away. Well worth a visit

Thank nina795
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Cycled here from Twizel. Good coffee and slices. Lovely salmon available to buy. Enjoyed ours for tea that night.

Thank Navigator299337
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Friendly service in a busy luch place. Good menu with goo range of dishes.recommend for an another visit.

Thank drjskds
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18 September 2017|
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Response from HighCountrySalmon | Property representative |
Feeding the salmon is free - we just love how much our visitors enjoy seeing the big fish up close! We hope you can drop in and see.