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All-inclusive and Custom Red Stag Hunts in New Zealand

New Zealand’s South Island Best Fair Chase Big Game Trophy Hunting Estate.

New Zealand is one of the worlds leading destinations in producing oversized heavy antlered Red Stag trophies. Whether your interest is in Bronze, Silver, Gold or Gold Elite classes New Zealand’s reputation for producing such supersized Red Stag trophies in all categories is undeniably supreme.

25,000 Acres of New Zealand’s Finest Big Game Hunting

Red Stag, Elk/Wapiti, Bull Tahr, Fallow Buck, Chamois, Arapawa Ram

Our hunting grounds are expansive, five thousand acres of New Zealand’s finest Back-country Private Estate that borders conservation park-lands, and full access to four other adjacent hunting grounds.  Low meadow pastures give way to beautiful rolling hill contours covered in native golden tussock grasses then on up to spectacular alpine terrain and beautiful podocarp native stands and sub-alpine vegetation to finish with  rising snow caped mountains in the backdrop just sensational hunting grounds that complement these magnificent Red Stags and Bull Tahr.

Bespoke, Custom Red Stag Hunting Trips in New Zealand

Bronze, Silver, Gold and Gold Elite classes, these super supreme Red Stag trophies are truly unique to New Zealand’s big game trophy hunting.

Whether this is your bucket list Red Stag trophy hunt, your annual New Zealand hunting adventure or that long awaited New Zealand Red Stag trophy hunt of a lifetime we at Glendeer Trophy Hunting are committed in delivering an exceptional trophy hunting experience to all our inbound hunting guests.

The Best Big Game Hunting Lodge in New Zealand

Professionalism at every level, our long-time standing reputation of excellence in the guiding industry speaks for itself, high appraisal from client’s testament and genuine feedback is the biggest endorsement any hunting Guide, outfitter and trophy guiding operations could wish to receive.

  • New Zealand’s Finest trophy hunting grounds and territories.
  • Accredited professional  hunting guides working to the highest level of professionalism.
  • New Zealand’s top Six Trophy species all in the one location.
  • Spectacular hunting grounds, scenically beautiful in every form.
  • Supreme trophy Red Stags in all categories.
  • Welcoming host and guide dedicated to your time with us in New Zealand.

This is a family owned and operated business, we have an investment in your enjoyment, satisfaction and hunting success.

P.G.L McLauchlan

Trophy Game Species

  • Red Stag
  • Elk/ New Zealand Wapiti
  • Bull Tahr
  • Fallow Buck
  • Chamois
  • Arapawa Ram

Hunting and Fishing Combo Packages

  • Small game hunting
  • Waterfowl
  • Fly-fishing – Brown Trout and Rainbow Trout

Hunting New Zealand’s South Island

Red Stag, Bull Tahr, Chamois and Fallow Buck

This location offers all the top New Zealand trophy hunting species in the one area. It is a truly unique location in New Zealand’s South Island, good numbers of game are usually encountered on most hunting days.

Glendeer Trophy hunting location.

District known as the Central South Island of New Zealand, closest to our guiding operations are the townships are Fairlie 15-minute drive to South West and Lake Tekapo township 30 minutes’ drive to the West, this location is the gate way to Our renowned Mount Cook National park-lands, closest arrival airport being Christchurch International Airport next arrival point option is Queenstown.

Hunting Lodge location.

About Glendeer Trophy Hunting Outfitters

Glendeer Guides was established in 2000, the name derives from the family working farm in Canterbury, South Island New Zealand.

Your host and head guide P.G.L McLauchlan and wife Jude own and operate this family run business.  Jude was an award-winning travel consultant thus adding a welcoming factor in piecing together the finer details of the Trophy hunt, travel needs and logistics for our inbound guest.  Guiding clients is a big part of our lives, trophy hunting February through to July and then fly-fishing  Guiding for over-sized Brown and Rainbow trout in clear mountain streams  October through to February/March, in search of Red Stag, Bull Tahr, Fallow Bucks, Chamois and Elk along with Brown and Rainbow trout this is our business this is our era of expertise.

Hunting for everyone.

We cater to all levels of fitness and ability, hunting can start not far from the lodge as we head into the smaller valley draws or we can take a side by side up through the hunting grounds to the outer boundaries in search of game, good access tracks are located throughout our hunting preserve, spot walk and stalk trophy hunting at its best.

  • Families trophy hunts
  • Single hunters to group hunts.
  • All are welcomed including Non hunters, accompanying partners.

Complete all-inclusive trophy hunts.

Customized trophy hunts to suit your individual requirements.

Trophy hunt success rate 99%.

We hold a very high success rate on all trophy hunts but do remember hunting is hunting. No trophy = no trophy fee payable.


Hunting Lodge accommodation.

Hill side hunting cabin options.

Back-Country huts.

Hunting techniques

Good time is spent glassing for game.
Spot walk and stalk-ins.
Average shot 150 – 250 yards for Red Stag.

Once Trophy is secured.
Once all Trophy game is secured and spare time is available you will be well looked after, whether you chose to hunt extra trophy species Bull Tahr, Fallow Buck, Chamois, Arapawa Ram, Elk or hunting small game, fly-fishing for over-sized Brown and Rainbow trout in the streams located on the Estate boundaries, back-country adventures to places of interest your host/ guide/guides are dedicated to your length of stay.

Arrival into New Zealand

Arrival point to New Zealand is Christchurch International Airport located in the South Island of NZ. Pick up, meet and greet from arrival point/accommodation and transfer to guiding base lodge, Two hours’ drive approx. South West of Christchurch International Airport.

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Glendeer Red Stag trophy hunt Five days inclusive.

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Additional Details

  • TYPES OF HUNTS:Free Range/Fair Chase Hunts, Spot and Stalk Hunts, Trophy Hunts
  • HUNTING HARDWARE:Rifle, Archery/Bow, Fishing Rod
  • HUNTING LAND:High Fence, Open Range, Private Lease
  • HUNTING ACCOMMODATIONS:Luxury, Safari, Hunting Lodge, Ranch House, Hunting Cabin
  • CHAMOIS:Alpine
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  • DEER:Fallow, Red Stag
  • ELK / WAPITI:American Elk, Red Stag
  • GOATS:Feral/Wild
  • TAHR:Himalayan
  • FRESHWATER FISH:Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout