Free Range Tahr or Fallow Buck

4-Day 3-Night, Fully Guided $6,500 per hunter


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Bull Tahr: 11-13 inches that will make the SCI record book. You might see an average of 15-20 Tahr per day with 3 trophy bulls or more on a good day. In March and April bulls are group up and not suitable for a life size mount. May is one of the best hunting months as it is before the snows however for the best life size caps June and July is prime time.

Ranches: Are up to 6,000 acres and comprise of both open tussock country with some bush clad valleys. The properties rise from 1,500 ft. to over 6,000 ft. and offer probably the best traditional red stag hunting. You can also find Chamois, Fallow, Tahr, Ram, Goat and Boar all on privately managed ranches in the South Island of New Zealand.

Access: Is by 4x4 vehicle that provides you with good access to most of the ranch during the hunt by way of some safe 4x4 roads up the mountain. However, not all roads can be used after heavy rain or snow. We do also have access to a helicopter at $1500US per hour for drop off and pick up hunts only as some hunters prefer the advantage of being dropped high on the mountain early in the day.

Accommodation: The lodges are about a 2 1/2 hour drive from Christchurch airport they comprise of Ranch House which caters for up to six guests at any one time. You have access to a washer internet in the lodge along with some cell service, these are between 5 and 25 minutes away from all our prime hunting areas.

Other Game Animals:You can include other big game animals on this hunt as the ranches have free range Chamois 8-10", Bull Tahr 10-13" and Fallow bucks up to 200 SCI. Then in the game ranch are Elk, NZ Wapiti, larger Red Stags, Fallow, Tahr, Chamois, Goat, Ram and Boar.


Included

  • 1 trophy Animal
  • Pickup/return Christchurch Airport
  • 4 days professionally guided
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • All meals/light beverages
  • All 4x4 transport
  • All field caping
  • Official SCI measuring
  • Rifles provided at no charge
  • Internet and cell service at lodge
  • Full laundry service
  • All Taxes

Not Included

  • Air travel within the US and to NZ or extensions in NZ
  • Firearms licence $25NZ to be paid at the airport to the NZ police on arrival (not required for bow hunters or those using our rifles
  • Helicopter hire $1500US per hour for up to three passengers
  • Additional hunt days at $400 to $600US per day
  • Non Hunter rate $300US per day
  • Tour guide and vehicle hire rate $250-400US per day
  • Upgrades and additional animals as per our rate sheet
  • Additional accommodation nights and/or upgrades
  • Small game shoot per person - $100
  • 1 x 1 Upgrade $1,000
  • Hard Liquor
  • Tips

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