The most rewarding hunting experience of your life.
If you’re looking for an exceptional New Zealand Red Stag hunting trip, you have found it. We are 100% confident that your High Peak adventure will exceed your expectations. In fact, if you decide it isn’t the most rewarding hunting experience you have ever had, you’ll pay nothing.
High Peak is the name of our ten-thousand-acre, family-owned estate and hunting destination. Located near the famous Rakaia River in the Canterbury High Country of New Zealand’s South Island, we provide personalised adventures for guests seeking to hunt the Red Stag and other New Zealand big game species. Hosting a limited number of discerning hunters each season with emphasis on privacy and exclusivity, High Peak is New Zealand’s most personalised hunting experience.
You’re at the start of an special journey – one that will give you a lifetime of memories to share. We invite you to read our information on New Zealand hunting and get in touch to start bringing your own High Peak hunting story to life.
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High Peak Game Estate.
Guided hunting on New Zealand's original and best big game hunting estate.
The Rakaia Red Stag.
Hunt New Zealand's most famous stags and other challenging New Zealand species.
"Nothing in our lifetimes comes close to this experience..."
Dr Al & Peggy Huguet, Louisiana, USA
Deciding where to hunt in New Zealand?
New Zealand is a hunter’s paradise - soaring landscapes, first class trophies and a friendly, welcoming environment. However, as the New Zealand hunting industry is unregulated, there are traps to be avoided and questions to be asked to ensure you get the experience you want.
The Hunters’ Guidebook to New Zealand will assist you in making
the right decision and ensure that you avoid disappointment.
From the High Peak Blog
First of all, apologies for the somewhat chauvanistic title to this post – I mean no disrespect to our dedicated female hunters out there, it’s just that the line has a nice snappy rhyme and well, it gets the point across. Maybe a better title would be happy spouse, happy house. Either way, you get …
Every single client that wishes to visit High Peak with their own firearm – bar none – asks the question what is the best calibre to bring on my New Zealand hunt? Of course, the answer to this question depends on what you plan to hunt, but given virtually all High Peak hunters wish to …
Most hunters visiting New Zealand for the first time will be after one primary trophy – the Red Stag. But close behind the mighty stag in the iconic New Zealand species stakes is the Himalayan Bull Tahr. Plenty has been written about the tahr and it needn’t be repeated here, but it goes without saying …