Information about our Services

To make it easier to find information you need we have set it up under the following headings. Please click on the underlined topic to read more. 

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  • Location - where our base facilities are
  • New Zealand Hunting - more about hunting in New Zealand
  • Lodgings - accommodation options for your hunting trip
  • Gear List - what you need to bring with you
  • History - a history of Lake Hawea Hunting Safaris
  • Taxidermy - check out the options on this page

New Zealand Hunting Packages and Prices

New Zealand Hunting Packages and Prices

Lake Hawea Hunting Safaris offers a number of different hunting packages, from wilderness hunting to private land hunting we have it all. New Zealand hunting is based around red stag hunting, tahr hunting and chamois hunting. New Zealand hunting packages and prices are tailored to you and the New Zealand hunting experience that you are looking for. 

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New Zealand Hunting Location

New Zealand Hunting - Lake Hawea Hunting Safaris

Lake Hawea Hunting Safaris is located in Lake Hawea, New Zealand. We offer New Zealand hunting safaris in the lower South Island of New Zealand with red stag, tahr and chamois being the main species that we hunt. 

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New Zealand Hunting Information

About New Zealand Hunting

At present New Zealand Hunting is as good as it has been for a long time. New Zealand hunting is based around Red stag huntingtahr hunting and chamois hunting, Lake Hawea Hunting Safaris offers hunting packages for these three main game animals plus additional species.

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New Zealand Hunting Accommodatoin

New Zealand Hunting Accommodation Options

All New Zealand hunting with Lake Hawea Hunting Safaris will include at least 1 nights accommodation at our new home and lodge on the original McCarthy farm. The hunting accommodation then varies depending on whether you choose a wilderness hunting safari, private land hunting safari or game estate hunting. 

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New Zealand Hunting Gear List

New Zealand Hunting Gear List

For New Zealand hunting we recommend you pack your gear in one bag and try to keep weight under 20kg (Rifle extra).  Warm sleeping bags available if required. Binoculars are an essential part of New Zealand hunting, if you have a good pair, please bring them. 

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New Zealand Hunting Taxidermy

New Zealand Hunting and Taxidermy

For all taxidermy and expiditing we use David Jacobs, The Taxidermist Ltd. David is a 4th generation taxidermist providing a first class, professional service. He is also located near Queenstown airport, it is often possible for hunters to personally meet David at the end of your trip to discuss your requirements.

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New Zealand Hunting Lake Hawea Hunting Safaris History

The History of Lake Hawea Hunting Safaris

Lake Hawea Hunting Safaris has been offering New Zealand hunting since 1993. Dave McDonald passed on his knowledge of New Zealand hunting to Chris McCarthy when Chris purchased the business in 2007. 

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