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Estate Red Stag scoring 341-870" SCI (Silver Metal) are in a non-fenced hunting field surrounded by natural borders and free range tahr hunt for one hunter. This is a five day 1:1 fully guided hunt. Hunter has the option to select lodging and will stay in cottages during the stag hunt and stay in backcountry huts for the tahr hunt. Options to add many other iconic New Zealand big game as well as fishing and touring if desired for additional charges. Options to upgrade to a gold metal stag, premium gold metal, or super gold metal stag or add additional stag. Option for a a Non-hunter program for spouses to tour local restaurants, wineries, and to explore the beautiful landscape for additional charge. Custom hunt filming photography available by request by local New Zealand videographer for additional cost.


  • Species: Red Stag Deer
  • Average Classification: 280 - 340
  • Shot Opportunity: 90
  • Weapons: Rifle, Archery
  • Hunt Catalog #: RB11754-05
  • Tag Availability: Over The Counter
Classification details:

This package is for a bronze metal Stag. Options to upgrade to larger stag.


Non-hunter program

Option for 1-3 full days in the "non-hunter" program that offers transportation for spouses to explore a range of beautiful local boutique stores, spas, cafes and restaurants. The bustling resort town of Queenstown is just an hours drive over the scenic Crown Range where so many activities are available.

  • 3 Day Touring/1 or more client per guide $480.00
  • 1 Day Touring/2-5 clients per guide $160.00
  • 1 Day Touring/1 Client per guide $200.00
  • 1 Day Touring/6-9 clients per guide $120.00
  • Non-hunter

    Option for a non-hunter observer. All food and drinks included. Price is $300/day for 5 days.

    • Non-hunter $1,500.00
    • Free Ranch Chamois

      Option to add a free range chamois to the hunt.

      • Free Range Chamois $4,000.00
      • Fallow Buck

        Option to add a Fallow Buck to the hunt.

        • Fallow Buck $3,750.00
        • Pacific Goat (Ram)

          Option to add a Pacific Goat to the hunt.

          • Pacific Goat (Ram) $800.00
          • Arapawa Sheep

            Option to add an Arapawa Sheep to the hunt.

            • Arapawa Sheep $800.00
            • Fishing

              Option to add a day or 1/2 of fishing to the trip. Enjoy some of the world's greatest fresh water fishing.

              • Full Day of Fishing $735.00
              • 1/2 Day of Fishing $495.00
              • Bull Elk

                Option to add a bull elk to the hunt.

                • Bull Elk 350"-370" SCI $8,500.00
                • Bull Elk 371"-400" SCI $12,000.00
                • Bull Elk 401"-420" SCI $15,000.00
                • Bull Elk 421"-450" SCI $20,000.00
                • Stag Upgrade

                  Option for a Gold Metal Stag, Premium Gold Metal, or Super Gold Metal Stag.

                  • Gold Metal Stag 381"-420" $6,500.00
                  • Premium Gold Metal Stag 421"-450" $8,500.00
                  • Super Gold Medal Stag 451"-500" $12,500.00
                  • Super Gold Metal Stag 501"-550" $16,500.00
                  • Super Gold Metal Stag 551"-600" $25,000.00
                  • Silver Metal Stag 341"-380" $4,500.00
                  • Bull Tahr

                    Option to add a Bull Tahr to the hunt.

                    • Bull Tahr $4,750.00
                    • Accommodation Cross Hill

                      Option to stay in Cross Hill Accommodations. All rates include meals and drinks including beer and wine. Price is for 6 nights.

                      • Double Occupancy $2,100.00
                      • Single Occupancy $3,000.00
                      • Double Occupancy (Couple) $4,200.00
                      • Accommodation Waitoa

                        The rate is for the entire house. Self catering (ideal for groups and families). Sleeps up to 10 people. 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Located on the lakefront. Option to add breakfast, lunch and dinner package or to add a dinner only package.

                        • Entire House $2,100.00
                        • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Package $750.00
                        • Dinner Only $420.00

                        • Available Dates

                          January 01, 2022 - July 31, 2024


                          • Member Price: $5,400.00
                          • Non-Member Price: $6,000.00

                          Hunt price includes transportation to and from the airport, guide fees, daily rates, and 3 meals a day (including beer or wine). Hunter must select their desired lodging.

                          Group Options

                          Option for a Silver Metal Stag. Option for a Gold Metal Stag. Option for a Super Gold Metal Stag. Option for a non-hunter. Option for a free range Chamois. Option for a Fallow Buck. Option for a Pacific Goat (Ram). Option for a Arapawa Sheep. Option for a 1/2 day or full day of Fishing. Option for a non-hunter program (3 day). Option to add a bull elk. Option to add a Bull Tahr.


                          Queenstown, New Zealand, New Zealand

                          Refund Policy:

                          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.


                          5 days of fully guided hunting for both silver stag (331-317" SCI) and with options to upgrade to bigger stags. Many options to add a variety of New Zealand big game species. Stay in luxury accommodations and enjoy 5 star meals. Options for fishing, touring, and "non-hunter" programs available for additional costs. A great hunt to bring the whole family.

                          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 will stay in a cottage during duration of the hunt, but may upgrade to larger accommodations if desired. 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. 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.


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                          • Physical Conditions


                          Stag 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

                          • Meals
                          • Lodging
                          • WIFI
                          • Bedding

                          What to Bring

                          • Binoculars & Rangefinder
                          • Moderate weather hunting clothing-layering system recommended
                          • Hunting hat & gloves
                          • Day Pack
                          • Comfortable & Durable Hiking Boots
                          • Hunting Hat & Gloves
                          • Day Pack
                          • Comfortable & Durable Hiking Boots
                          • Rifle with 40 rounds of ammunition or bow with extra assorted parts (e.g. string, clips, etc.) with 2 dozen hunting arrows
                          • Thermal Base Layers

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