Tahr

The King of the
New Zealand Mountains

One of the worlds most sought after trophies, living between 3-8000ft in the rocky challenging Southern Alps. The ultimate experience is seeing a mature bull, weighing up to 300lbs, dark winter cape sun-bleached mane, displayed during the “Rut” which is May to June. Hunted year-round, this is one of the most exciting adrenalin hunts you will ever experience. Specialists in foot hunting and helicopter assisted hunts.

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Our latest Tahr stories…

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 the month of March and goes through April in New Zealand. Read More
Red Stag Roar
Bull Tahr of New Zealand

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...

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Chamois Rut

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....

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Flying to New Zealand

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...

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