Canterbury region

Tahr are remarkably fast and agile in steep and rugged terrain.

Tahr are remarkably fast and agile in steep and rugged terrain

Map of New Zealand highlighting the Canterbury region.

Recreational hunting for tahr and chamois is permitted throughout the year in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park.

Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park covers 70,000 hectares, about 40% of which is covered in glaciers. The remaining area consists mostly of steep mountain ranges covered in scree slopes, moraine and tussock grasslands.

Location

Aoraki/Mount Cook is located in the central part of the South Island, deep in the heart of the Southern Alps.
 
 

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1. Plan your trip
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