About hunting in Oceania
The South Pacific may not be the first destination to come to mind when considering a hunting trip, but New Zealand and Australia both offer outstanding hunting opportunities and are great outdoor adventure destinations for hunters and their families. New Zealand is famous for its mountain game, especially Himalayan tahr and chamois, as well as for large and impressive red stags, along with a variety of other game. All of New Zealand’s game animals were imported by settlers a century ago but have established healthy populations in suitable habitat. Likewise, Australia’s most sought-after game animals, water buffalo and banteng, were transplanted to the continent decades ago but have established large wild populations in the country’s sparsely populated northern and western regions. Australia also has numerous species of deer, including sambar, fallow, red, hog, and rusa deer, and the deer hunting is excellent in many areas. Rabbits, feral hogs, and other introduced mammals are frequently hunted as well. New Zealand and Australia are beautiful, scenic countries and excellent family destinations where hiking, fishing, sightseeing, wine-tasting, and many other activities can be added on to a hunting trip. “Kiwis” and “Aussies” are some of the friendliest people you’ll meet, and tourism in both countries is very well organized and enjoyable.
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Free Range Sambar Deer Hunt Australia
We offer 100% FREE RANGE HUNTING IN THE TRADITIONAL HOME RANGE, THE GREAT DIVIVDING RANGE ON OVER 2 MILLION ACRES . This is the real deal and a tough hunt with high % but no Guarantee of securing a Trophy. We have access to loads of private property where the deer can leave the heavy bush line looking for some improved pasture. Free range Sambar Deer are Australia's No 1 game species. Being almost nocturnal and having excellent senses these animals thrive in the thick vegetation. Heavy boned and thick skinned and with most shots on the move and sometimes in scrub this a very challenging and rewarding hunt. The Sambar is the second largest Deer species, second only to the ELK , bigger and heavier than a Red Stag. The hunter needs to be fit and able to walk mountain terrain to maximise the chance of securing this highly sort after trophy. I use a German Wirehair Pointer to help locate / follow and also recover wounded game if necessary. Bow hunters are also welcome! With over 30 years of highly successful Sambar Hunting experience we offer a professionally guided outfit in some of the best Alpine Mountain Ranges in Australia. Extra days can be added. This hunt can be added to any of our hunts on offer . • We are happy to tailor hunts to meet the needs and requirements of our clients. • Bowhunters are welcome • Best time: March to November • Rifle requirement: Min 30 Cal
Trip duration: 5 days
Trip available on: 1 March 2019 30 November 2019
Duck Shooting New Zealand
The South Island has 14 bird species to hunt. Around the 1860`s the acclimation society played a major role of importing and managing game birds. With bag limits varying from 2-25 per hunter per day this is a paradise for mixed bag wing shooting. The main bird season is the first weekend in May –July but there is a short early season in March.
Trip duration: 1 - 5 days
Trip available on: 1 March 2019 31 July 2019
Late Season Southern Alps Hunt New Zealand
Whether we are guiding you around, showcasing the best of our country, or reliving your tales from earlier in the day, we guarantee you’ll feel at home when hunting with our family.Come as visitors, leave as friends. We provide a home for one of the largest privately owned trophy red deer herds in the South Pacific. Thanks to decades of carefully focused game management the quality of our Red stag is unbeatable. This is how we’ve gained considerable acclaim for producing world class trophies, with stags scoring in excess of 600SCI and 20kg of antler. A trophy this big provides our hunters with a genuine ‘larger than life’ experience – it’s an exceptional time that you’ll never forget.
Trip duration: 5 - 21 days
Trip available on: 1 June 2020 31 July 2020
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