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Antler Adventures

We take pride in our reputation for delivering top quality hunts and exceptional service. Whether you're after an award winning trophy or a great value hunt, we will personally take care to live up to your expectations.

 

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Antler Adventures

We take pride in our reputation for delivering top quality hunts and exceptional service. Whether you're after an award winning trophy or a great value hunt, we will personally take care to live up to your expectations.

Australia

Water Buffalo is Australia's premier big game animal and deserves the highest level of respect when hunting.

New Zealand

A full sized wild boar is a large strong animal armed with sharp tusks which defends itself strongly; so hunting has often been a test of bravery.

Canada

The potential for an exciting and memorable Black Bear Hunt will be unforgettable.

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New Zealand Big Game Hunts

Hunting is a popular recreational pursuit and a tourist activity in New Zealand. Unlike most other developed countries with a hunting tradition, there are no bag-limits or seasons for hunting large game in New Zealand while hunting in National Parks is a permitted activity. The wide variety of game animals and the limited restrictions means hunting is a popular pastime.

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Red Stag Deer

Red Stag Deer Hunts

Red Stag are known as one of the most majestic animals in the world. Red Deer were introduced to New Zealand more than 150 years ago and now roam freely. Fall (red deer hunting season) begins at the end of February and runs through to July.

Tahr Hunts

Himalayan Tahr, also known as "tahr", is a species related to the goat that was introduced into New Zealand in the 19th century.

Found in only two places in the world, the Himalayas and New Zealand. They are sought after by hunters for their meat, horns and skin. During winter bull tahrs develop a heavy mane and coat that is attractive as skin or rugs.

Tahr

Wild Board/Pig

Wild Boar Hunts

Hunting pigs offers a real challenge, excitement and a degree of risk wounded boars are likely to charge. Pigs are one of the smartest animals, very secretive, with excellent hearing and scenting ability and they don't hesitate to attack when chased and cornered.

Chamois Hunts

Chamois is a goat-antelope native to Europe. Alpine chamois arrived in New Zealand in 1907 as a gift from the Austrian Emperor, Franz Joseph I. They are often referred to colloquially as "chamy" (pronounced "shamy").

In New Zealand, hunting of chamois is unrestricted and even encouraged by the Department of Conservation to limit the animal's impact on New Zealand's native alpine flora.

Chamois
Elk

Elk Hunts

Elk were introduced to New Zealand in 1909. The original animals were a gift from President Roosevelt. The original herd of 20 Elk quickly multiplied and produced outstanding trophies for Elk hunters.

Elk bulls scoring 300 - 400 SCI+ are not uncommon. The best time of year for Elk hunting in New Zealand is March - September.

Fallow Deer Hunts

A smaller species of deer in New Zealand. They are often found in bush closer to pasture/farmland, as prefer grazing on grasses. Major herds are found in the North and South Islands of New Zealand.

Fallow Deer
Arapawa Ram

Arapawa Ram Hunts

The Arapawa Ram is predominantly dark brown or black, with a thick self shedding fleece. A good trophy will grow up to 1 ½ curls on each side, with exceptional rams growing up to 2 curls. The ram is a favorite of bow hunters and younger hunters wanting a New Zealand big game trophy.

Pacific Goat Hunts

Feral goats are widespread throughout New Zealand, and come in every conceivable size, shape and color. They grow horns up to forty-five inches in spread and make a desirable addition to any trophy collection.

Many hunters enjoy a goat hunt as a change to the rigors of deer hunting. They are at home on steep hill slopes, rocky crags and coastal cliffs and occur in scattered pockets throughout the country. Large billy goats carry a good spread of horns (up to 1.2 metres long), which make a worthy trophy.

Pacific Goats

 

"There is a passion for hunting something deeply implanted in the human breast."

~Charles Dickens

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