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..."
Read what our guests say about High Peak.
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
It’s all about the hunt, or is it? Although you may be coming to New Zealand purely for a hunting vacation and to hunt Red Stag, it is important to read up on the all our country has to offer, and get a grasp on the basics surrounding climate, geography, currency and culture. We want to …
It’s about the whole experience With three generations of Guilds living on the property, High Peak is uniquely structured to ensure our clients experience a completely personalised hunting trip that only a family with a history and traditions tied to the land can offer. It may be all about the hunt for some, but if it’s a …
As many of you will know, guided hunting in New Zealand is an unregulated industry. For many, this is just the way they like it – if you leave me alone and let me get on with my job, we’ll be just fine. I can respect this. No-one likes being told what to do, least …