Other Large Game

Other Large Game

Bison (Buffalo) and Highland Bulls are also available to hunt all year round with Mt Cook Trophy Hunting.
Arapawa Ram (Ovis aires)

Arapawa Ram (Ovis aires)

Arapawa Sheep were introduced to New Zealand by early explorers. Over time the sheep developed traits that have made them a hardy and wild animal in the high country. The Rams carry impressive large curled horns that are thick, full and will sometimes reach double...
Fallow Deer (Dama dama)

Fallow Deer (Dama dama)

These graceful and dainty slender deer are smart and fast, making for challenging hunting. Fallow bucks with there palmated antlers and attractive markings make a handsome and almost picturesque addition to any trophy collection. Fallow are very variable in colour,...
Elk

Elk

Wapiti is the American Indian name for ‘Elk’. They were introduced to New Zealand from North America in 1906. The sight of a proud bull showing off his rack on the skyline with snow covered mountains in the background is an absolute amazing and almost guaranteed sight...
Alpine Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra)

Alpine Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra)

The Alpine Chamois arrived in New Zealand in 1907 and the first surviving releases were made, again in the Mount Cook region. It is one of New Zealand’s most graceful game animals but are extremely fast, being able to cover any terrain with great agility and velocity....
Himalayan Tahr (Hemitragus jemlahicus)

Himalayan Tahr (Hemitragus jemlahicus)

Tahr are arguably one of the most impressive game animals in the world and is the highlight of a hunter’s trip to New Zealand. Himalayan Tahr were transported to New Zealand in 1904, and released right here at Mount Cook 5km from our hunting estate. They have thrived...
Red Stag (Cervus elaphus)

Red Stag (Cervus elaphus)

To hunt a roaring stag at close range is one of the world’s most unforgettable hunting experiences. The red stag trophies taken at Mt Cook in the heart of the South Island of New Zealand are becoming renowned worldwide for their outstanding quality. When you enter...