Buxton Trout & Salmon
Buxton Trout & Salmon
4.5
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Come fishing for Rainbow Trout or Atlantic Salmon, have a picnic & relax by the Stevenson's river. Only a 90min drive from Melbourne's CBD, we are a great day-trip or weekend getaway. Our friendly staff will set you up with fishing rods & bait. They will explain where everything is, how the farm works and give you a quick lesson on how to fish. Several streams with different sized Rainbow Trout & Atlantic Salmon. We also have a lightly stocked challenge lake - for the patient fisher. We clean your fish and pack in an esky on ice. You can then take your fish home for dinner or eat here for lunch. BBQ & picnic facilities are available at the farm. Established in 1958, we are proud to produce sustainable, healthy & delicious fresh fish. Our gravity fed water supply originates from the snowfields of Lake Mountain before cascading down Stevensons Falls and through its streams providing the perfect place to grow a clean, natural food.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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KTLim99
572 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2022 • Family
Well stocked salmon and rainbow trout. Fish gutting service provided. Nice in door place to grill your catch with seasoning for your different fish on sale for lunch. Family friendly .
Written 9 July 2022
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Jeanette R
Bairnsdale, Australia3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 • Family
Great fun super friendly staff lovely fresh fish ! Just be aware you’re paying for what you catch which if you’re not aware can be quite expensive!
Written 23 September 2021
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Cam
12 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021 • Family
Several ponds to choose from ranging in difficulty depending on species and size and sizes
We took four kids ranging from 3-9 year old. Each caught a trout. We didn’t want them fishing after they caught one because you need to pay for what you catch. We spent about 2 hours there which was enough. Cost us 60 bucks in total (we had enough fish for a young family of 6). Good way to entertain the kids if your in the area.
Written 20 January 2021
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cathie13
Saipan, Mariana Islands92 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021
We went there to fish for our dinner and that's exactly what we did. Staff are friendly and help you if you ask. The fish literally jumped onto the hooks....the salmon were too well fed so we stuck to the trout. We caught 5 within 20 minutes. Had a great laugh and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.
Written 19 January 2021
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Marcel T
Healesville, Australia9 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021
Just saw that you now have to pay $7.50 to $9.50 for each visitor to even get in and throw a line to catch your own fish and on top of that pay about $24/kg trout. We were planning to go there an catch some trout for the barby at home.

With the recent changes that means $70 admission fee for two families (five adults and three kids) and another say $100 for the fish that we catch. That is a very expensive DIY-Catch for 4-5 trouts. Guess Buxton tourism has gone a (fair) bit over the top.

Very disappointed to see business greed taking over what (until just a few years ago) always was a good and pleasurable experience at this trout farm. They won't see me there anymore and not recommending it to anyone either.
Written 7 January 2021
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F M
Melbourne, Australia147 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 • Friends
Discovered the place by accident on our way back from lake Eildon. Had a fantastic time with 4 children ranging in age from 9 years old to 3years old. The kids more fish than the 4 adults and had a great day which we topped off by using the BBQ and having a lovely afternoon lunch. The team were very helpful with tips and cleaned the fish wonderfully. They also stocked foil for our impromptu BbQ fish love. Great days entertainment and can't wait to go back.
Written 28 August 2020
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Rinster2211
Melbourne, Australia96 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2020
Staff had a hard time catching the salmon we wanted. And even though we wanted a fresh salmon and a salted trout, we ended up with two trouts although the price we paid we very different. Always check the package is the lesson learnt. And really how could they have gotten it wrong?!
Written 23 June 2020
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Chai
Melbourne, Australia8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Partner and I drove to the Trout and Salmon farm for some fish. Was very quiet on Friday and had the place to ourselves. There's 4 ponds and some smaller ponds on higher ground where they breed the trout and salmon. There's also some bbq grills and some condiments plus seating if you're eager to eat the fish straight away.

We were given a cup of feed and some bait, as well as a set of fishing rods, buckets and nets for our use.

We both never fish so it's a fun place to go if you don't have much experience. Caught 8 fish in total and had them gutted and filleted to share with family.

The manager was very helpful and was great to chat with her about aquaculture and management of the site. Highly recommended spot if you're passing by.
Written 20 October 2019
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Karen O
Geelong, Australia542 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
The kids (and adults) had a great time here. We caught Salmon and Trout. They give you rods, nets, buckets, bait and food for the fish. You pay for what you catch. You can pay a bit more to get it fully filleted. They clean and gut the fish and bag it on ice for you to take home. They guys were really friendly. Would come back here.
Written 25 September 2019
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L_12_10
Melbourne, Australia86 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2019
Friendly staff, we caught trout only, we werre only advised when we were leaving that it was too cold to catch salmon. it was so nice that the staff cleaned the fish, bagged it up, iced it and gave us a cooler bag to take with us. we will come back, the kids had the best time.
Written 8 August 2019
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