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.

High Peak Game Estate.

Guided hunting on New Zealand's original and best big game hunting estate.

The Rakaia Red Stag.

The Rakaia Red Stag.

Hunt New Zealand's most famous stags and other challenging New Zealand species.

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

High Peak Special Packages – Improving the New Zealand Hunting Experience

High Peak Special Packages – Improving the New Zealand Hunting Experience

April 5, 2014 in High Peak Newsletters · New Zealand · Opinion

By Simon Guild. Today, we are launching three new High Peak Special Packages for the 2015 season. What’s so special about these packages? Well, we think that they put the ‘hunting’ part back into trophy hunting – something that we feel has slowly been removed from the New Zealand hunting experience. What is wrong with …

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Happy Wife, Happy Life.

Happy Wife, Happy Life.

March 3, 2014 in High Peak Newsletters · Hunting Equipment & Tips · Opinion

By Simon Guild. 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 …

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What’s the best rifle to bring to New Zealand?

What’s the best rifle to bring to New Zealand?

February 4, 2014 in High Peak Newsletters · Hunting Equipment & Tips · New Zealand · Opinion

By Simon Guild. 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 …

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