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This is a great hunt for one hunter to chase bull tahr in the central south island mountains of New Zealand. Option to add a second hunter for additional charge. This is a 4 day hunt. Hunter can also choose to add Estate stag, free range chamois, free range fallow, waterfowl hunting (if hunt is booked in early May). Helicopter/wallaby hunting can also be arranged for a great add-on hunt. A great area for trophy class tahr.
- Species: Himalayan Tahr
- Average Classification: 11 - 12
- Shot Opportunity: 95
- Weapons: Rifle, Archery
- Hunt Catalog #: RB6700-03
- Tag Availability: Over The Counter
SCI. Trophy class free range tahr. Biggest bull taken in the area was 14.5" (SCI).
Rifle is preferred method of take, but archery hunt may be arranged.
Shooting is prone or sitting.
Custom Snowy Mt. 6.5 PRC with Swarovski V5 scope rifle available to use if client doesnt want to bring their own.
Free Range Fallow Deer
Free Range Chamois
April 01, 2021 - July 31, 2023
- Member Price: $6,800.00
- Non-Member Price: $8,200.00
Hunt responsible to pay for rifle permit.
Options to add other species: free range fallow deer, free range chamois, high fence stag, and arapawa rams. Options to add waterfowl hunting (if booked in early May) and helicopter/wallaby huntingOptions for a non-hunter.
West of Christchurch, 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.
4 day hunt (plus 2 day travel) for one hunter to chase trophy tahr in the central south island of New Zealand. Spot and stalk hunting with some moderate to heavy hiking is required. The tahr rut is in Mid-may and so hunting can be best to find trophy tahr during this time.
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 an Air B&B. Tidy with all facilities.
- Menu & Food: Full Kitchen?
Menu & Food Scale
5 - 5 Star Catered
4 - Full Kitchen
3 - Field Kitchen
2 - Backpack Food
1 - Client Provided
Outfitter will take hunter for meals at a local restaurant/pub for dinner. Early morning bakery run for coffee and baked goods. Food is available in camp if the hunter prefers.
- Physical Conditions: Moderate Hiking?
Physical Conditions Scale:
5 - All Vehicle Access
4 - Light Hiking
3 - Moderate Hiking
2 - Heavy Hiking
1 - Extreme Back Country
Moderate to heavy hiking will be required for this hunt. If heavy physical exertion is not preferred or possible, hunts booked in March and April allow for easier hunts.
Transportation (To/From Basecamp)
Hunter will fly into Christchurch International Airport. Outfitter will pick up hunter and transport them to hunting lodge. If hunter prefers, there are hotels in Christchurch if the hunter prefers to stay the first night in town.
- Lodging & Accommodations
- Menu & Food
- Physical Conditions
Hunter should be prepared with hiking/hunting gear for all weather types. Rainstorms can happen during the rut and so waterproof hunting outerwear should be packed. Depending on the time of year booked, tahr can be found in snow will stay in a lodge and meals will be provided at local pubs and restaurants.
What Outfitter Provides
- Custom 6.5 PRC Snowy Mt rifle with Swarovski V5 or Tikka .270 and ammunition available for use if hunter does not want to bring their own
- Benelli Shotgun with ammunition (if waterfowl hunting option is chosen)
What to Bring
- Day Pack
- Hunting hat & gloves
- Rifle with 40 rounds of ammunition
- Thermal Base Layers
- Rain Gear
- Moderate to cold weather hunting clothing-layering system recommended
- Binoculars & Rangefinder
- Comfortable hiking boots for rocky terrain
- 20 Quart Badlands Cooler
- Big Frig 45 Quart Badlands Cooler
- Mountain Extreme
- Mountain Guide
- South Dakota Shooting Academy I
- RBO Mountain Light Shooting System
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