South Pacific


Ngatarua, Taihape

RD2 4793


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Other South Pacific Wapiti activities include

Wild Fowling
Canada Geese and Turkey hunts.

Small Game

We have World renowned trout fishing

Experience the ultimate in remote wilderness fishing or on Lake Taupo

We can also provide a wide range of activities for wives and children
local tours
River Rafting
Bungy jumping
and shopping for the ladies
Regional Activities


Hunting Season
from March 1st -August 15

Bull Elk Rut
during March/April

Other species available
Fallow bucks and Red stags, both these species are free range

Hunting Time
Allow 3 days for Bull Elk and an extra few days for Fallow and or Red Stag

Hunting Conditions
A reasonable standard of fitness is required. The terrain is generally steep hill country

Weather conditions vary from fine frosty weather to heavy rain and occasional snow. Good quality warm, comfortable and waterproof clothing and boots are required

Recommended cartridges from .270 to .338.
Range facilities are available.
Rifles are available on request.
Note: A tourist firearms license must be obtained from the police on arriving in New Zealand. This will take about half an hour to process

All trophies expedited by Top Taxidermist who can either complete your trophy mount or expedite to your home for local taxidermy
Note: Taxidermy and Other Activity costs are extra and we can advise you of all costs

We recommend you obtain:
a) Travel and Medical Insurance
b) Cancellation Insurance
c) Trophy Insurance

Booking Conditions
25% of trophy fee on booking
Balance of payment at hunt conclusion
Cash, Bank Cheque, Visa


We recommend you arrive at Auckland International Airport and transfer to a domestic flight to Palmerston North or Wanganui. We will pick you up from there for the 2 hour journey to the lodge.