Stag Hunt

New Zealand Stag Hunt Just in Time There was an hour of light left in the day and we were closing the distance on a group of red stags we had been tailing all day. We were hunting in the Hunters hills range on the South Island of New Zealand. It was steep hill...

A New Zealand Red Stag Hunt! By: Mr.Whitetail

Four Seasons Safaris New Zealand; A recap of a Red Stag Hunt! By: Larry Weishuhn In the far distance, sliding down through the bush lined canyon could faintly be heard a roar or was it a bellow?  The wind was blowing so hard I wasn’t sure if I really heard the sound...

Red Stag Roar

Red Stag “Roar”   This time of the year in New Zealand is the beginning of fall, and the stags that roam the hills are coming into the most exciting time of the year, the “rut.” The “rut”, or otherwise known as the “roar” for the red deer starts in...

Bull Tahr of New Zealand

The big black grizzly bears of the Southern Alps as we call them. The Bull Tahr are undoubtingly the undisputed champions of the mountains here in New Zealand.   These sure footed alpine animals live in the most rugged and steep terrain New Zealand has to offer,...

Chamois Rut

In May to June in New Zealand the Himalayan Tahr aren’t the only animals in the steep alpine peaks getting frisky with the opposite sex. The Chamois rut is in full swing as well. The male Chamois move from their solitary locations to find females coming into heat....

Flying to New Zealand

A long flight and costly air fares don’t need to keep you from booking your dream vacation. When people think of traveling to New Zealand the thoughts that typically come to mind are the air fares and long flight. Both of these subjects need to be revisited to give...