Dream Streams is based at Roanoke Lodge, located on the edge of Lake Taupo, on the Central Volcanic Plateau and is an easy thirty five minute flight or a leisurely four hour drive south from Auckland. Here at Dream Streams we pride ourselves on offering top quality guiding services, hospitality and accommodation.
Christine and Ross have travelled extensively, and between them have visited over fifty countries. Christine is a great hostess, wonderful cook, keen angler, and is very proud of her cottage garden, which is a picture in the summer months.
Ross has been fly fishing for thirty five years and guiding for the past twelve years, is a member of the New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association and has fly fished in the USA, Canada, Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgystan, and he is also an expert snow skier so is very happy to guide you around the slopes on nearby Mt Ruapehu.
Fly fishing for over two-thirds of his life, Mark has been guiding professionally for the past 7 years. Guiding professionally has seen Mark guide in the USA and fly fish all the world; including Atlantic salmon fishing in Iceland, bonefishing in Belize, tarpon fishing in Mexico, giant trevally in Australia, high country trout in Malawi, tiger fish in Zimbabwe and saltwater fly throughout New Zealand. Summer guide specializing in summer backcountry sight-fishing. Fully qualified ski instructor for the additional winter snow skiing option.
1. How long has the business been operating and how did it start?
Our business at Dream Streams Fly Fishing and M06821 has been operating for the past 22 years - we started the company because we love flyfishing and meeting people from all around the world.
2. What is your company's mission?
To give our clients an unforgettable experience that they will remember for many years.
3. What does your company specialize in?
We specialise in flyfishing adventures and comfortable, friendly accommodation.
4. Who is the founder or owner of the company and briefly describe his/her past activities?
My wife Christine and myself are the founders of the company - I am a very experienced fly fishing guide (25 years) and Christine is a great hostesss with over 30 years experience in the hospitality industry.
5. What is your most popular travel package and why?
Most of our clients usually stay for at least five days - they need to stay more than a couple of days to really get the fishing experience.
6. What is the best compliment you received from a client?
The best compliment is for them too book for the following year - approximately 55% of our clients are returns.