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Great hunt for 3 large game animals in New Zealand. Estate stag is for a gold metal stag averaging 371-410" SCI. Hunter will also take a bull tahr averaging 12-12.5" SCI and fallow buck. Hunter will stay in luxurious accommodations and eat food prepared by a private chef. Options to add one more hunter is possible with additional charge. Hunter may also take other large game, go fishing, or take some of the family for additional cost. Option for 3 day "non-hunter program" available for spouses to tour local wineries, enjoy local restaurants and take nature hikes for added cost. Custom hunt photography and filming available by request by local New Zealand videographer for added cost.
- Species: Red Stag Deer
- Average Classification: 371 - 410
- Shot Opportunity: 90
- Weapons: Rifle, Archery
- Hunt Catalog #: RBGDO-0003
- Tag Availability: Over The Counter
SCI. This hunt is for gold standard estate red stag. Hunter will also take a fallow buck and bull tahr. Bull tahr average 12-12.5" SCI
Hunter must apply and pay for a rifle permit if they choose to travel with their own gun.
February 01, 2021 - July 31, 2023
- Price: $20,700.00
Options to add a chamois, pacific goat, arapawa goat, non-hunter program and for a non-hunter observer.
New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand
Deposit 80% refundable 1 year prior to hunt date. 40% refundable 6 months prior to hunt date. No refunds under 6 months of the hunt date.
This is a 5 day fully guided hunt for one hunter. Hunter will stay in beautiful accommodations with great views and eat meals prepared by a private chef. Options to shoot other New Zealand big game as well as options for fishing and touring. Options for 3 day "non-hunter programs" that includes transportation to and from local wineries, restaurants and scenic hikes. Options to add one more hunter for additional cost. Hunter should be prepared for moderate hiking in some steep and rocky terrain.
HuntX Scale (Low 1 - 5 High)
- Lodging & Accommodations: Cabin/Lodge?
Lodging & Accommodations Scale
5 - Cabin/Lodge
4 - Bunk House/Trailer
3 - Wall Tent
2 - Backpack Tent
1 - Client Provided/Hotel
Hunter has many options on where to stay on the resort. Options include private 4 bedroom house, private cabins, or homestead lodge. Prices vary for upgraded accommodations. All hunters will have access to the beautiful Cross Hill Lodge. Built in 2019, Cross Hill is a place where you can rest and relax during the day before joining up for pre-dinner drinks and dinner each evening. In 2020, a series of geodesic domes will accommodate hunters. You will have your own private luxurious dome on the hill with your own deck and bathroom. Giving you time to enjoy your own space before meeting up with others.
- Menu & Food: 5 Star Catered?
Menu & Food Scale
5 - 5 Star Catered
4 - Full Kitchen
3 - Field Kitchen
2 - Backpack Food
1 - Client Provided
Private chef on staff at the lodge. Delicious and beautifully prepared food. All hunters will eat together at Hill Lodge. All food and drinks included in price of hunt.
- Physical Conditions: Moderate Hiking?
Physical Conditions Scale:
5 - All Vehicle Access
4 - Light Hiking
3 - Moderate Hiking
2 - Heavy Hiking
1 - Extreme Back Country
Spot and stalk hunting for all species. Heavier hiking will be required for tahr. Hunter should be prepared with appropriate gear and be physically fit. Options for less strenuous hunting available. Ask your hunt specialist for these dates if there is physical fitness demands.
Transportation (To/From Basecamp)
Transportation to and from Queenstown included in price of hunt. All transportation included for 3 day non-hunter program.
- Lodging & Accommodations
- Menu & Food
- Physical Conditions
Stag and fallow hunting will require some hiking in rolling hills. Hunter should be prepared to do some hiking. If tahr and chamois are also chosen, layering systems are recommended as weather in the mountains can vary. Bring comfortable hiking boots. Tahr hunting will require moderate to heavy hiking (depending on what time of year you book). Be prepared for steep and rocky terrain.
What Outfitter Provides
What to Bring
- Comfortable hiking/hunting clothes for moderate weather
- Comfortable hiking boots
- Bow with at least 12 arrows (more if more species are chosen) with appropriate broadheads
- Rifle with 40 rounds of ammunition
- What Outfitter Provides
- What to Bring