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Great hunt for 3 large game animals in New Zealand. Estate stag is for a gold metal stag averaging 381-420" 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: 381 - 420
- Shot Opportunity: 90
- Weapons: Rifle, Archery
- Hunt Catalog #: RB11754-03
- 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.
Accommodation Cross Hill
Catering Waitoa Accommodation
February 01, 2021 - July 31, 2023
- Price: $17,000.00
*Hunt price does not include meals and lodging. Hunter must select which accommodations they would like below.
Options to add a chamois, pacific goat, arapawa goat, non-hunter program and for a non-hunter observer. Lodging options available. Option for a rifle rental.
New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand
Deposits are not refundable. When you make a deposit or payment that money is used to reserve your adventure dates and we cannot sell them to anyone else. If for some reason you have to cancel, you will lose your deposit and any payments you have made. If you are concerned that you might get sick or otherwise have to cancel, we suggest buying trip insurance. There are insurance companies that specialize in providing insurance policies for outfitter bookings and hunts. One such company we recommend is globalrescue.com. It is also our policy, depending on the adventure you booked and at our discretion, that if you have to cancel and we are able to book a replacement for you at the regular price we will work with you to apply your deposits to another adventure. Please note that we cannot refund or roll state or government license fees, application fees, draw results, or tags.
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
- Rifle with 40 rounds of ammunition
- Bow with at least 12 arrows (more if more species are chosen) with appropriate broadheads
- Comfortable hiking boots
- Comfortable hiking/hunting clothes for moderate weather
- What Outfitter Provides
- What to Bring