Considered the Monarch of the Glen – liberated in 1851 from Scotland, England.
Red deer are one of the most wide spread deer in New Zealand.
Rut March – April, Red stag weights 350-400 pounds.
New Zealand has the best red stag hunting in the world. Many hunters shoot good stags of gold medal class each year in our “fair chase” managed game estate.
Photography by Gordon Roberts
The Tahr is said to be the King of the mountains. Tahr were introduced into New Zealand in 1904 from Northern India. A mature bull Tahr weights 150-200 pounds with the rut being from May-July. Best time for skins as well.
Track and Trail Safaris has some of the best free range Tahr hunting available, in an exclusively managed free range Tahr hunting area, where its hunters have been 100 % successful in shooting Bull Tahr on foot with a average horn length of 12 inch or bigger.
Craig Boddington, Author and Hunting expert rates Chris Bilkey as one of New Zealand’s most experienced free range Tahr guides. Great sheep hunters rate this as one of the most prized alpine animals to hunt.
The Tahr being King, the Chamois has to be the prince of the Mountains. Chamois liberated in New Zealand in 1907, a gift from His Majesty the Emperor of Austria. A Buck stands 26-30 inches high at the shoulder and weights 50-80 pounds. Rut May-July, New Zealand the only country in the world to offer Tahr and Chamois hunting in the same free range environment.
Liberated March 1864, Fallow being the second most wide spread deer in New Zealand.
Among the worlds 40 recognised species of deer, and their 200 sub species. The Fallow deer has the widest range of colour variation such as black, white, dapple, white-spot and fawn.
Fallow weigh 120-150 pound, Rut between late March/April.
Fallow Deer are found in the same managed game estate as Red Deer and can be hunted on the same hunt.
Goats and Ram can be hunted as add-ons also Elk and New Zealand Wapiti can also be arranged to hunt along with White Tailed deer, Sika and Samber.
Track & Trail Safaris also offers 1X1 Buffalo hunting in the remote out back of Australia, In all my years of hunting & guiding hunters in Australia this camp would have be the best I have seen. Because of the remoteness in this area there is a lot of big bulls just dieing of old age. If you want to see the last true wild untouched land on earth and enjoy great hunting then this hunt is for you. Buffalo weigh 1500-2000 lb July –September are good months to hunt been dry and cool at night .375 H&H is best with 300gr bullets to bring a buff down. Shots are between 50-150 yrds
Price list 2017
1 Client + 1 Professional Hunter
2 Clients x 1 Professional Hunter
Non hunting companion
$550 (US) per day
$400 (US) per day
$250 (US) per night
Day rate includes food, lodging transportation on hunt & one guide.
Other game animals and individual trophy fees
Red Stag Trophy fee
Score in S.C.I points
200-320 – Representative Trophy
320-350 – Excellent Trophy
350-380 – Exceptional Trophy
Inquiries welcome for trophy s over 400 S.C.I
Fallow Buck (100 -220 S.C.I)
Elk (321-350 S.C.I)
*P.O.A if helicopter use is Required -approx $1,500-$2,200.depending on requirements
7 Day Red Stag Tahr & Chamois Hunt (6 nights)
Includes food & lodging for one hunter trophy fees
Tahr Chamois best available (Excellent Red Stag Trophy up to 350 S.C.I)