- Gear List
Hunt free range stag hunt for one hunter. This is a 5 day, fully guided and outfitted hunt with 5 star dining and accommodations. Options to add multiple New Zealand big game species and fishing available for additional charges. Non-hunter can join and be entertained in the 3 day "non-hunter program" to tour local wineries, sight seeing and experience local New Zealand dining. A perfect hunting trip for the whole family. Custom hunt filming and photography available by request by local New Zealand videographer for additional cost.
- Species: Red Stag Deer
- Average Classification: 280 - 330
- Shot Opportunity: 90
- Weapons: Rifle, Archery
- Hunt Catalog #: RB11754-01
- Tag Availability: Over The Counter
These stag are smaller class, but are also fair chase.
Hunter must apply, obtain and pay for rifle permit/tax if they bring their own gun.
Fishing full day
Fishing half day
February 01, 2021 - July 31, 2023
- Member Price: $6,550.00
- Non-Member Price: $7,475.00
All license and fees included in price of hunt. Options to also take larger stag for additional cost.
Option for a non-hunter. Option for 340"-360" SCI stag. Option to kill largest trophy stag 380"-410" SCI. Option to add another bronze metal stag. Option for a bull tahr. Option for a chamois. Option for an arapawa ram. Option for a fallow buck. Option for a Pacific goat. Option for a full day of fishing or half day fishing (up to 2 people). Option for 3 full days in the "non-hunter" program.
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.
Hunt free range stag hunt for one hunter. This is a 5 day fully outfitted hunt with 5 star dining and accommodations. Season is open during the rut so you can chase red stag during the roar. Bow or rifle can be weapon of choice. Stag are found in open grasslands and mountain foothills. Spot and stalk hunt. Options to add multiple New Zealand big game species and fishing available for additional charges. Non-hunter can join and be entertained in the "non-hunter program" to tour local wineries, sight seeing and experience local New Zealand dining. A perfect hunting trip for 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 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. 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
Hunter will be required to do some light hiking for stag, but if tahr and/or chamois are chosen as an option, moderate hiking will be required.
Transportation (To/From Basecamp)
Transportation to and from Queenstown is included in the price. Non-hunter will have transportation to and from local wineries and restaurants.
- Lodging & Accommodations
- Menu & Food
- Physical Conditions
Stag hunting will require some hiking in rolling hills. If tahr and chamois are also chosen, layering systems are recommended as weather can change quickly in the mountains can vary. Bring comfortable hiking boots. If there are physical limitations, certain times of the year provide better opportunity while animals are low. Consult with your hunt specialist. Full gear list to be provided when booked.
What Outfitter Provides
What to Bring
- Day Pack
- Comfortable & Durable hiking boots
- Moderate weather hunting gear-layering system recommended
- Binoculars & Rangefinder
- Hunting hat & gloves
- Rain Gear
- Thermal Base Layers
- Rifle with 40 rounds of ammunition or Bow with extra assorted parts (e.g, string, clips, etc.) with 2 Dozen Hunting Arrows
- 20 Quart Badlands Cooler
- Big Frig 45 Quart Badlands Cooler
- Mountain Extreme
- Mountain Guide
- South Dakota Shooting Academy I
- RBO Mountain Light Shooting System
- What Outfitter Provides
- What to Bring