Welcome to Four Seasons Safaris

One of New Zealand’s premier professional guiding companies with a worldwide reputation for providing a totally unique and satisfying experience for our clients.

New Zealand’s majestic Southern Alps hold some of the finest Big Game animals to be found anywhere in the world. Four Seasons Safaris New Zealand offers fair chase Hunting and Fishing safaris on exclusive privately-owned land where both record book ‘Free Range’ & ‘Game Ranch’ trophies are regularly taken. In addition we personally arrange and guide safaris into the most remote corners of New Zealand and Australia – the choice is yours.

We offer packaged hunts for Red StagWapiti (Elk)TahrChamoisFallow DeerSambar DeerRusa DeerSika DeerWhitetailWild BoarGoatRam and Water Buffalo to name a few. Our Hunting Guides are highly qualified professionals with many years of guiding experience to ensure both your safety and success, while enjoying an exciting hunting experience.

The opportunities are endless, simply tell us how much time you have, what you wish to do and target and let us customise a safari for you, we recommend you fill out our Request a Quote form, we will get back to you with some more information and a detailed quote or please feel free to Contact us today to discuss your requirements (see FAQs) and we will cater a package that suits your needs!



Hunting Regions

Do you enjoy the thrill of the chase - the excitement of stalking big game animals? New Zealand is renowned as a hunter’s paradise where some of the best prize trophies in the world can be taken.

Food & Cuisine

The country’s Pacific Rim cuisine is based on its abundance of wonderful fresh produce. Tender lamb, beef, pork, venison, succulent green-lipped mussels, Bluff oysters, crayfish (lobster), paua (abalone), whitebait, scallops, salmon, deep-sea fish and, of course, kiwifruit.

North Island

New Zealand’s North Island is blessed with a mild maritime climate ranging from subtropical in the Far North to temperate in the rest of the island. The land was moulded aeons ago by the fierce fires of countless volcanoes - the last eruption was as recent as 1996, when giant Mt Ruapehu blew its top.

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My husband and I looked into a New Zealand hunt for years not being able to decide which outfitter to choose. Then we met Shane at SCI and knew we had found a perfect fit for us with Four Seasons. We were with your guide for 3 weeks on our hunt. He proved to be the perfect guide for us. He went above and beyond. He has a great personality, is a pretty darn good cook, has patience, and is extremely knowledgeable and experienced. We took 7 trophies on the duration of our trip, exploring both the North and South Island. We enjoyed a helicopter ride around Mt. Cook, took a jet boat ride, meet some amazingly nice people, all the while seeing gorgeous countryside. We do at least 2 safaris a year and this quite possibly could be the best we have been on. We look forward to coming back. Thank you!

Monica Eldridge Carter

Four Seasons was highly recommended to me several years ago as the best outfitter in New Zeland for Red stag, tahr and chamois. I recently completed a hunt with Four Seasons and was highly impressed with attention to my desires for an exciting hunt. Every aspect of the hunt was thrilling especially the hunt for tahr in the Southern Alps. Hunters will be very pleased with Four Season.

Jim Drone

Shane and his team set up an outstanding 4 day hunt for me and my 11 year old son. The hunting was simply awesome! The setting supreme. The food and lodging great. The guide did a superb job, and took extra time and patience to work with my son on his shooting, not to mention hunting some hares and possum. I would definitely hunt with Shane again and have recommended them to others. A great hunt to take the wife and/or kids along.

Jim Muschalik