Welcome to our website and to fly fishing the rivers and streams of the Goulburn Valley. Located less than two hours drive from the Melbourne CBD and 90 minutes from the eastern suburbs, we are situated on the Goulburn and Rubicon Rivers in the town of Thornton; a 10 minute drive from both Alexandra and Eildon.
Goulburn Valley Fly Fishing Centre (GVFFC) was established in 1994 as a small, two man operation running out of a tiny shopfront with a shoe box for a cash register. From these humble beginnings it has grown to be one of the premier guiding operations in Australia with the best teaching facility bar none. Namely a magnificent buidling made of earth, stone and wood and built on the banks of the Goulburn River with private lakes and accessible to numerous rivers in the immediate area.
These days our business can be loosely characterised into the following areas:
Accommodation: self-contained cottage accommodation on private lakes with access to the Goulburn River
Instruction: for fly fishers of all levels beginner to advanced.
Guiding: fishing either on the bank or from our drift boats with a guide
Guided destination trips: New Zealand , Swampy Plains, Mitta Mitta and Tumut.
Hosted overseas trips: Montana, British Columbia, Los Roques and other destinations.
Retail sales: bricks and mortar store and online sales of fly fishing gear.
We are open for business 7 days a week all year round. We teach, instruct and guide people of all ages and experience levels with beginners a GVFFC specialty. All gear is provided and we cater to everyone from individuals to groups of up to 50.
If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us. For more information please continue to look through our website or phone us on Free Call 1800 458 111. Many questions can be answeed by simply visiting our FAQ page located here.
Antony, David and the GVFFC team.