New Zealand Free Range Red Stag
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Description

Hunt Free Range Stag in New Zealand on this 4-night, 5-day adventure. Includes meals and lodging. This is a smaller operation, 1-2 hunters per camp so you are sure to get a personal experience. Bring a guest along as there is plenty of activities/site seeing to do in the area.


Details

  • Species: Red Stag Deer
  • Average Classification: 240 - 280
  • Shot Opportunity: 90+
  • Weapons: Muzzleloader, Rifle
  • Hunt Catalog #: RB7632-03
  • Tag Availability: Landowner Voucher
Classification details:

Free range stags are typically 5x5 or bigger. Option to shoot a stag with more than 16 points with a trophy fee.

Weapons description:

Archery Option on request with Outfitter.


Options

Tahr

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Option to add a Tahr to the hunt.

  • Tahr 9-14" SCI $5,000.00
  • Trophy Tahr 14+" $7,000.00
  • Fallow Buck

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    Option to add a Fallow Buck to the hunt.

    • Fallow Deer 230" SCI $4,000.00
    • Fallow Deer 230"+ SCI $6,000.00
    • Elk

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      Option to add an Elk to the hunt.

      • Elk $7,000.00
      • Chamois

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        Option to add a Chamois to the hunt.

        • Chamois $5,000.00
        • Pacific Goat

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          Option to add a Pacific Goat to the hunt.

          • Pacific Goat $500.00
          • Arapawa Ram

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            Option to add an Arapawa Ram to the hunt.

            • Arapawa Ram $1,500.00
            • Boar/Hog

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              Option to add a boar/hog to your hunt.

              • Boar/Hog $500.00
              • Non-hunter

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                Option for a non-hunter to observe at $250/day for 5 days.

                • Non-hunter $1,250.00
                • Stag upgrade

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                  Option to take a stag over 16 points.

                  • Stag upgrade-over 16 points $2,000.00

                  • Available Dates

                    February 12, 2020 - July 28, 2024


                    Pricing

                    • Price: $7,700.00


                    Group Options

                    Options for a non-hunter. Option to add multiple species.

                    Location

                    New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand


                    Refund Policy:

                    Deposits are non-refundable but can be transferred to another date with consultation of the outfitter. Changes within the calendar year may incur additional costs.

                    Description

                    These hunts are conducted from our main lodge or remote backcountry cabins to reduce travel time. Hunts are primarily spot and stalk. Being able to hike at a decent pace and having better than normal shooting abilities can increase your odds.


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                    • Lodging & Accommodations: Cabin/Lodge
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                      Lodging & Accommodations Scale

                      5 - Cabin/Lodge

                      4 - Bunk House/Trailer

                      3 - Wall Tent

                      2 - Backpack Tent

                      1 - Client Provided/Hotel

                    Hunters will stay in a beautiful lodge or backcountry cabin may be utilized.

                    • Menu & Food: 5 Star Catered
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                      Menu & Food Scale

                      5 - 5 Star Catered

                      4 - Full Kitchen

                      3 - Field Kitchen

                      2 - Backpack Food

                      1 - Client Provided

                    Home-cooked meals prepared for hunter.

                    • Physical Conditions: Moderate Hiking
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                      Physical Conditions Scale:

                      5 - All Vehicle Access

                      4 - Light Hiking

                      3 - Moderate Hiking

                      2 - Heavy Hiking

                      1 - Extreme Back Country

                    Hunter should be prepared to do some moderate hiking. This is a spot and stalk hunt. Better physical condition will provide better shot opportunity. Outfitter can accommodate any physical ability.


                    Transportation (To/From Basecamp)

                    Transitional airport: Auckland Final Destination airport: Blenheim Transfers to and from Blenheim at the beginning and end of your hunt. Field transportation is provided. We utilize a Honda Side-by-Side for field transport.

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                    • Physical Conditions

                    Description

                    Gear List: Time of year and the animals being targeted will ultimately determine the gear you’ll need. Be sure that all your gear is either new or thoroughly clean on arrival into New Zealand. Customs in New Zealand are very strict on outdoor equipment and will want to view any items that may have organic material on them, especially boots. Avon Valley Lodge and all our accommodation have washing facilities, so cleaning and drying gear is not usually a problem. - February and March provide long daylight hours and warm temperatures (50-90 degrees Fahrenheit). - April through May the days shorten but cooler temperatures provide longer hunting opportunities through the day (30-70 degrees Fahrenheit). - June, July and August are our winter months and temperatures are cooler especially for tahr and chamois hunts (20-60 degrees Fahrenheit). Early Season (February through April) - Boots (sturdy with good ankle support) - Good Socks (wool) - Thermal top - Lightweight hunting pants - Lightweight hunting shirt - Jacket- Windproof essential. At least shower proof. - Lightweight Gloves - Warm Hat/Beanie - Gaiters- Essential on tahr/chamois hunts - Cap - Sunglasses - Sunscreen- Essential early season. - Small daypack - Headlamp - Binoculars - Camera - Walking Poles- Personal Preference - Knife- not essential but handy Late Season (May through August) - Boots (sturdy with good ankle support) - Good Socks (wool) - Thermal top and bottoms - Lightweight and mid-weight hunting pants - Hunting shirt - Jacket- Windproof essential. Waterproof - Down Jacket - Gloves- Lightweight and Thick. - Warm Hat/Beanie - Gaiters- Essential on tahr/chamois hunts - Cap - Sunglasses - Small daypack - Headlamp - Binoculars - Camera - Walking Poles- Personal Preference - Knife- not essential but handy Note: For camp away in backcountry cabin a sleeping bag is required. Discuss with outfitter before your trip.


                    What Outfitter Provides

                    • Bedding

                    What to Bring

                    • Hunting gear appropriate for the time of year booked-layering system recommended
                    • Binoculars and rangefinder
                    • Weapon of choice with 40 rounds of ammunition
                    • CLEAN, comfortable and durable hunting boots

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