The central North Island offers some of the best hunting in New Zealand. This is available all year round with the possibility of good trophy heads. Bird shooting is seasonal and includes pheasant, duck, and quail, turkeys are plentiful and can be hunted at any time. Allow us create a hunt to suit your specific requirements.

Deer, pig and goat


Hunt in Style Package

Hunt in the wilds of the famed Central Plateau, while enjoying the hospitality of Huka Lodge.

The deer hunting property is approx. a one-hour drive from Huka Lodge, at the southern end of Lake Taupo and is surrounded by the Tongariro National Park. Helicopter transfers are recommended to save time, should you prefer to do half a day instead of a full day of hunting.

Your exclusive hunt is within 10,000 acres, in one of New Zealand’s most unique native forests, providing a natural home to wild red deer, boar, Arapawa Sheep and South Pacific goats – this is true hunting New Zealand style.

The terrain provides a variety of opportunity from steep faces to grazing flats to view and prepare for your shot and capture some of the most precious hunting memories ever.

One way Helicopter transfers

Pricing for these is available on request.

Guide rate



MEAT DEER $500.00 per animal
ARAPAWA RAM $1,000.00 per animal
LARGE GOAT $750.00 per animal
NANNY GOATS Free of charge
PIGS $500.00 per animal
TROPHY STAGS IN ESTATE PARK By negotiation with guide

Turkey shooting

An additional NZ$57.00 per turkey shot will be charged.

4 HOURS 8 HOURS – including lunch
NZ$633.00 NZ$1,088.00

Transport, hunting guide, firearms and ammunition are included. Local taxidermists can certainly do justice to your trophy, fees are available on request.

All prices quoted above are inclusive of a 15% Goods and Services Tax (GST).