Lodging & Cuisine
Enjoy our genuine Kiwi hospitality
Four Seasons offer our adventurers a large range of comfortable accommodation from a luxury guesthouse to rustic wilderness cabins.
Our base location is in the South Island of New Zealand on the world-class golf resort nestled in the heart of some of the finest hunting and fishing available anywhere in the country.
In the field, we use several different hunting cabins throughout New Zealand for the various species hunted. Ranch-style farm stays and tented spike camps are often used on the very top of the mountains. Some hardcore hunters may even choose a sleeping bag or bivvy under the stars up at the alpine hunts. The choices are many and up to the individual hunter.
Four Seasons Base and Luxury Guest House
Located on the Eastern side of the South Island, only one hours drive from Christchurch’s Garden City. Positioned on one of New Zealand’s top golf courses ‘Terrace Downs’ and nestled in the heart of some of the finest hunting and fishing available anywhere in the country. The guesthouse views is some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. Hosted by Robi an award-winning chef and his lovely wife Christine. The exquisite cuisine, ambience and friendliness is second to none. Each of the elegant guest rooms has super king beds, luxurious linens and a private bathroom with private patio overlooking neighboring sheep farms, the towering Southern Alps and rolling lush green fairways. Guest laundry and free wifi available to all guests. The guesthouse is only minutes walk to the country club, café/bar, golf, day spa, gym, tennis, walkways and other activities.
If you are looking for Unique, Luxurious and Elegant, Hapuku Lodge is waiting for you. Only a 15 minute drive from the hunting area, this contemporary country accommodation, part of the Luxury Lodges of New Zealand, sits snugly at the base of the Kaikoura Seaward Mountain Range and along the rugged Kaikoura Coastline. Luxury like you have never seen before, unique ‘out of this world’ Tree Houses and suites offering stunning views, customized beds, fireplace and rich wood furnishings. Superb dining, day spa and swimming pool.
Animals hunted from this location: Reg Stag, Chamios, Elk, Fallow, Rams, Goats and Pigs
The Mountain Cabin
We use several different hunting cabins throughout New Zealand for the various species hunted. For the more adventurous hunters looking to get away from the paved roads and into the ‘Jurasic Park’ like terrain, this cabin is beautifully placed sitting perpendicular from a picturesque waterfall. Tucked away up high in the heart of the Hunters Hills Range, this wilderness experience offers the amenities of home with warm, comfortable beds, hot shower, flushing toilet, and home-cooked meals. Expect to hear the roars of a stag as you enjoy your first coffee on the balcony overlooking the valley.
The Stone Hut
For the daring endurance hunters looking to foot hunt Tahr, we have unique accommodations. The Stone Hut will bring you back to the early 1900s. Candles and a fireplace to light the room in the evening and meals prepared on an open flame. There is no running water, no bathrooms, just a warm fire, cot style beds, and roof over your head. This is an experience that some people live for when hunting the Alpine Tahr. Some hardcore hunters may even choose a sleeping bag or bivvy under the stars. We have accommodation options for everyone,the choice is up to you.
Animals hunted from this location: Tahr, Hare, Possum