Game Species:

New Zealand

  • Red Stag
  • Tahr
  • Chamois
  • Sika
  • Rusa
  • Sambar
  • Fallow
  • Elk
  • Wapiti


  • Buffalo
  • Bantang
  • Rusa

Small game may include wild boar, goats, rabbits, hare and game birds including turkeys, ducks and pheasants.


Aotearoa Safaris offer unique, fair chase or wild and free hunting experiences in New Zealand and Australia.  Hunt across some of the most spectacular scenic terrain in the world, from the volcanic Central Plateau, through the Southern Alps of New Zealand or across Australia’s wild Northern Territory.

Our Hunting Packages are fully inclusive, right from your arrival at the airport.  Travel, meals, skilled local guides. Firearms are also included.  Customized extra activities, game animal upgrades and luxury accommodation upgrades available. We are more than happy to accommodate couples and non-hunting companions with other interests.  This is your trip, so you make the decisions!

We are based in the center of Aotearoa New Zealand’s North Island, surrounded by remote, rugged, forested mountains and on the banks of arguably the best trout fishing location in the world, the Whanganui River.  

We also provide Local Rates for New Zealand and Australian hunters & anglers.

Together with our sister companies Blazing Paddles, and Fly-fish Ruapehu, we offer visitors an authentic, back-country 'Kiwi' experience. With a wide range of different activities including, 

We let you discover a taste for New Zealand beauty, people and everything in-between.

Choose Aotearoa Safaris for your 100% New Zealand owned and operated 'Hunt Down Under'!

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