New Zealand Red Stag & Free Range Tahr
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Estate Red Stag scoring 341-380" SCI are in a non-fenced hunting field surrounded by natural borders and free range tahr hunt for one hunter. This is a five day fully guided hunt. Hunter 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 (371"-410") or add additional stag. Option for a 3 day 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: 341 - 380
  • Shot Opportunity: 90
  • Weapons: Rifle, Archery
  • Hunt Catalog #: RB11754-02
  • Tag Availability: Over The Counter
Classification details:

This hunt is for an estate stag (high fence) scoring 350-370" SCI (bronze metal stag). Bull Tahr average 12"-12.5" SCI.

Weapons description:

Hunter must apply and pay for rifle permit which is required if hunter travels with their own rifle.


Stag 280"-330"

Additional stag (bronze medal)

  • Stag 280"-330" $2,000.00
  • Stag 331"-370"

    Additional stag (silver medal)

    • Stag 331"-370" $4,000.00
    • Stag 380"-410" SCI

      Option to upgrade stag to Gold metal scoring 380-410" SCI.

      • Upgrade Stag 380-410" SCI $6,000.00
      • Non-hunter

        Options for a non-hunter to join and observe hunt. All food and drinks included in hunt. 300/day for 6 days.

        • Non-hunter $1,800.00
        • Free range Chamois

          Option to add a free range chamois to the hunt

          • Free range chamois $4,000.00
          • Fallow Buck

            Options to add a fallow buck to hunt.

            • Fallow Buck $3,450.00
            • Pacific Goat (Ram)

              Option to take a Pacific goat on hunt

              • Pacific Goat $800.00
              • Arapawa Sheep

                Option to take a arapawa sheep

                • Arapawa Sheep $800.00
                • Full Day fishing

                  A full day of some of the worlds greatest fresh water fishing

                  • Full Day fishing (up to 2 people) $735.00
                  • Half day fishing

                    Fishing for 1/2 day for up to two people

                    • Half Day fishing (up to 2 people) $495.00
                    • Non-hunter program (3 day)

                      Option for 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.

                      • Non-hunter program (3 day) $480.00

                      • Available Dates

                        February 01, 2021 - July 31, 2024


                        • Member Price: $12,550.00
                        • Non-Member Price: $14,435.00

                        Group Options

                        Options to upgrade to a gold metal stag 350-410" SCI. Options to add a free range chamois, fallow buck, arapawa sheep, and/or pacific goat. Options to add additional stag (bronze 280-330", silver 331-370" and/or gold medal 371"-410" SCI). Options for a non-hunter. Fishing for full day (up to 2 people). Fishing for half day (up to two people). Option for 3 day "non-hunter" program.


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                        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 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 free range tahr. Many options to add a variety of New Zealand big game species. Stay in luxury accommodations and enjoy 5 star meals. Prices for all food and drinks included in the price. Options for fishing, touring, and "non-hunter" programs available for additional costs. A great hunt to bring the whole family.

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                        • 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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                        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

                        • Bedding
                        • WIFI
                        • Meals
                        • Lodging

                        What to Bring

                        • Day Pack
                        • Thermal Base Layers
                        • Hunting hat & gloves
                        • Rifle with 40 rounds of ammunition or Bow with extra assorted parts (e.g, string, clips, etc.) with 2 Dozen Hunting Arrows
                        • Moderate weather hunting clothing-layering system recommended
                        • Comfortable & Durable hiking boots
                        • Binoculars & Rangefinder

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