New Zealand Tahr/Chamois

Alpine hunting in New Zealand is simply something that can't be explained and must be experienced

The Himalayan tahr has to be one of the most majestic animals to hunt in New Zealand. This coupled with the sheer magnificence of the terrain they inhabit will have you wanting more of this type of hunting. Alpine hunting in New Zealand is simply something that can’t be explained and must be experienced.

This hunt is free range fair chase hunting for tahr on the West Coast, South Island during their rut which is May-July or year round on the East Coast, South Island.
Hunters will use a helicopter to access the remote camp sites within the Southern Alps, the flight is truly spectacular. We then set up camp and go hunting. Most of our hunting is within 1-2 hours walk from camp with a lot of time spent glassing for big mature Bulls.

Then a chamois hunt is a one of the most visually breath taking hunting experience you will every undertake. The combination of the stunning mountain views and these magnificent little alpine chamois make this an adventure your not soon to forget. A helicopter is used to transport the hunter to the lower mountains of the Southern Alps. We set up camp and go hunting.Once again most chamois are within 1-2 hours walk from camp so you dont need to be extremely fit to get your trophy of a life time.,

Chamois were liberated in 1907 and have found the Westland mountains to their liking with plenty of feed and good numbers we are harvesting some phenomenal bucks. This is free range fair chase hunting for chamois on the West Coast, South Island at its best. You can hunt these animals year round, though the best time with their capes at their best is in full summer or full winter. Chamois rut May-July.

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