The Valley of the Hunter

Hunting at Stravon is completely sustainable. Our management and proven systems ensures the herds at Stravon are of exceptional quality. However, there's a fine line restoring the balance between the environment and these herds. Culling is essential to maintaining this balance.  Too many deer and there's the risk of disease, too many deer and they'll eat out the understorey of our native forest, hurting the natural habitat of our endemic & native bird populations. 

THE ROAR starts mid March and continues to the end of April - this is the prime time for stalking Stags.  The following months are the rut & bugle of the Fallow & Wapiti. Followed by the best months for chasing Tahr & Chamois. Our alpine hunting locations are only minutes away - the flight, a journey in itself and one that takes you via some of New Zealand's greatest natural wonders.

Assisting you through all of this will be your Stravon Guide. Our team are highly skilled on many levels and are dedicated to providing you with a completely unique and unforgettably natural experience.

Red Stag

Cervus elaphus

 

 

Wallaby

Macropus rufogriseus

* We recommend packing 100 rounds or more.

Tahr

Hemitragus jemlahicus

Fallow

Dama dama

 

 

CHAMOIS

Rupicapra Rupicapra

Whitetail

Odocoileus virginianus

Wapiti

Cervus elaphus nelsoni

Arapawa Ram

Ovis aries

Pheasant

Phasianus colchicus

White Stag

Cervus elaphus

Alpine Goat

Capra hircus

Turkey

Meleagris gallopavo

Wild Pig

Sus scrofa

Ziwipeak

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