The Hossack Station - Where some of New Zealand's finest wild and free big game hunting can be found

Trophy Hunting Price List at the Hossack

All prices quoted are in $US and include New Zealand Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 15% where applicable. Hossack Station Limited reserves the right to amend the fees quoted, general conditions and terms of business.

Observer day rate $200
Two hunters one guide day rate (per person) $300
Hunter day rate (per person) $400
Red Stags Trophy Fee
Red Stag (Management hunt) $1,500
Red Stag SCI Bronze Medal $3,000
Red Stag SCI Silver Medal $4,000
Red Stag SCI Gold Medal $6,500
Red Stag SCI 400 $12,500
Red Stag SCI 500 $25,000
Please contact us for quotes on Red Stags above SCI 500
Wapiti  
Wapiti SCI Bronze Medal $3,000
Wapiti SCI Silver Medal $5,000
Wapiti SCI Gold Medal $7,000
Other Game Animals  
Goat $750
Ram $1,000
Boar $1,500
Wild Red Stag $3,500
Buck Chamois $3,500
Fallow Buck $3,500
Himalayan Bull Tahr $4,500

 

Hunting Packages

HOSSACK ROYAL GUARANTEE (for Free Range Red Stags)

If for whatever reason (other than wounding a stag) you do not harvest a wild and free red stag, you will have the option to hunt our 2000 acre game park and harvest a royal (6x6) red stag at no additional cost.

Free Range Red Stag Hunt

This is a professionally guided 5 day hunt for a majestic Wild and Free Range Red Stag on our private 25,000 acre ranch. Additional animals and extra days can be added to this exciting hunt. Best times are during the roar (rut) in March and April. The “Hossack Royal Guarantee” applies to this hunt. The Trophy Fee and Hunter Day Rate (see below) is included in the cost of US$4,750 per hunter.

Classic Hossack Hunt (Free Range Red Stag & Free Range Buck Chamois)

This is a professionally guided 5 day hunt which takes you into both the Hossack’s native bush valleys and alpine pastures in search of the majestic Wild and Free Range Red Stag and the inquisitive buck chamois. Limited numbers of this classic hunt are available each season. Additional animals and extra days can be added to this exciting hunt. Best times are during April and May. The “Hossack Royal Guarantee” applies to this hunt. The Trophy Fees and Hunter Day Rate (see below) is included in the cost of US$7,500 per hunter.

Free Range Red Stag and Free Range Fallow Buck

This is a professionally guided 5 day hunt for a majestic Wild and Free Range Red Stag and the elusive Fallow Buck on our private 25,000 acre ranch. Additional animals and extra days can be added to this exciting hunt. Best times are during late March and April. The “Hossack Royal Guarantee” applies to this hunt. The Trophy Fees and Hunter Day Rate (see below) is included in the cost of US$7,750 per hunter.

Free Range Red Stag and Bull Tahr

This is a professionally guided 7 day hunt for a majestic Wild and Free Range Red Stag on our private 25,000 acre ranch and a formidable Bull Tahr in the mountains near by. Additional animals and extra days can be added to this challenging hunt which takes you to the Hossack's valleys and the heights of the South Island's mountains. Best times are during April, May or June. The “Hossack Royal Guarantee” applies to this hunt. The Trophy Fees and Hunter Day Rate (see below) is included in the cost of US$9,250 per hunter.

Management Hunts

We have estate hunting for management stags for US$1500 per stag plus the Hunter Day Rate (see below). There is also some free culling of wild pigs (non trophy) at the Hossack plus small game eg. rabbits, hares and possums, including spotlighting at night.

Hunter Day Rate

The day rate of US$400 per day reduces to US$300 per day if it is a 2x1 hunt ie 2 hunters, one guide. This includes all transport to and from Christchurch International Airport to and on the hunting areas, all food, accommodation, guiding services, field preparation of your trophies, wine and beer, and visit to a local taxidermist. Free use of our rifles and shotguns is also included.

Observer Day Rate

For observers the day rate is US$200. There is sightseeing and shopping in Hanmer Springs plus hot pools, golf course, horse trekking, etc. A local bungy jumping, jet boating and quad motorbike business operates nearby which is suitable for both adults and children. Most observers prefer to simply relax in the privacy and peacefulness that the Hossack offers.

Local Venison

We always feed our guests on venison and wild pork from the Hossack during their stay. A young red deer can be harvested by you on the day of arrival at no charge.

 

Please contact us at redstag@thehossack.co.nz for quotes for package hunts, red stags and wapiti sizes not referred to above.

 

Recommended Travel Agency

Esplanade TravelFor travel arrangements, we recommend Esplanade Travel, based in Boston. Selling New Zealand for over 30 years, Esplanade is the NZPHGA's most highly-recommended travel agent for travel to, and within, New Zealand. They offer the best fares on Air New Zealand in all classes of service, and they attend SCI annually. Contact Kit Schultze to discuss your travel needs and she'd be happy to help with airfare as well as pre and/or post touring arrangements and travel insurance. She has spent over a year in New Zealand and her specialty is planning customized touring itineraries to suit your budget and style.

 

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