New Zealand Free Range Tahr
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4-Day 3-Night Free Range Bull Tahr Hunt Private land trophy bull tahr hunt. Price Includes - X1 Tahr Trophy Fee (best available) - All Meals, beverages and Accommodation. - Guiding 1x1 or 2x1 Options Available. - Use of Firearms - Transport during hunt and transfers from Christchurch before and after hunt. - Field preperation of trophy and delivery to taxidermist or expediter.


  • Species: Himalayan Tahr
  • Average Classification: 11 - 14
  • Shot Opportunity: 100% Last 4 years
  • Weapon: Rifle
  • Hunt Catalog #: RBAVS-0005
  • Tag Availability: Landowner Voucher
Classification details:

Mature bulls 11-14 Inches.



Option for a non-hunter to join at 250/day for 4 days.

  • Non-hunter $1,000.00
  • Extra Hunting Days

    Option to add an extra day of hunting. at $575/a day. If you would like more than one extra day, add to your order amount.

    • Extra day of hunting $575.00
    • Additional Species

      Options to add additional species to the hunt.

      • Chamois $5,000.00
      • Fallow Buck 230" SCI $4,000.00
      • Fallow Buck 231"+ $6,000.00
      • Tahr 12-14" SCI $5,000.00
      • Arapawa Ram $1,500.00
      • Pacific Goat $500.00
      • Elk $7,000.00
      • Boar/Hog Hunts $500.00
      • Tahr 14+" SCI $7,000.00

      • Available Dates

        May 05, 2020 - July 26, 2020


        • Price: $8,300.00

        Additional Game can be added during the hunt. Red Stag, Chamois, Fallow Buck, Arapawa Sheep, Pacific Goat and Feral Pig. Please inquire to discuss options.

        Group Options

        2 Hunter, 1 guide options available. $6000 per hunter. Extra Days $575/Day Non-Hunters welcome @ $250/Day.


        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.


        Free range tahr hunting is exciting, challenging and rewarding. This hunt takes place on a large private property in the Canterbury region of the South Island. Expect to see 20-100 tahr per day while targeting a mature bull will horns 11-14 inches. Having a good level of fitness for this mountain hunt is important and will ensure your opportunities at a trophy bull tahr.

        HuntX Scale (Low 1 - 5 High)

        • Lodging & Accommodations: Cabin/Lodge

          Lodging & Accommodations Scale

          5 - Cabin/Lodge

          4 - Bunk House/Trailer

          3 - Wall Tent

          2 - Backpack Tent

          1 - Client Provided/Hotel

        Beautiful clean and comfortable lodge with fantastic views.

        • Menu & Food: Full Kitchen

          Menu & Food Scale

          5 - 5 Star Catered

          4 - Full Kitchen

          3 - Field Kitchen

          2 - Backpack Food

          1 - Client Provided

        Professionally prepared meals at the lodge.

        • Physical Conditions: Heavy Hiking

          Physical Conditions Scale:

          5 - All Vehicle Access

          4 - Light Hiking

          3 - Moderate Hiking

          2 - Heavy Hiking

          1 - Extreme Back Country

        Free Range Tahr hunts can vary from moderate to heavy hiking. Prepare for heavy hiking to ensure a more enjoyable hunt.

        Transportation (To/From Basecamp)

        4WD transport during hunt.


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        • Menu & Food
        • Physical Conditions


        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. 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
        • Towels

        What to Bring

        • Rifle with 40 rounds of ammunition
        • Moderate to heavy hunting clothing-layering systems recommended
        • Hunting hats & gloves
        • Wind proof hunting clothing


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