Introduction

Find businesses who can help you enjoy hunting in areas that DOC manages.

DOC Approved label.

This page lists businesses that have DOC's approval to operate in the areas it manages and can display the DOC Approved label.

What the DOC Approved label means to visitors
How to get DOC's approval for your business

For more information, email docapproved@doc.govt.nz



Waikato

New Zealand Professional Hunting Guides Association

Guided hunting trips throughout New Zealand run by member operators.

www.nzphga.com

Places:  

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Bay of Plenty

New Zealand Professional Hunting Guides Association

Guided hunting trips throughout New Zealand run by member operators.

www.nzphga.com

Places:  

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

East Coast

New Zealand Professional Hunting Guides Association

Guided hunting trips throughout New Zealand run by member operators.

www.nzphga.com

Places:  

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Central North Island

New Zealand Professional Hunting Guides Association

Guided hunting trips throughout New Zealand run by member operators.

www.nzphga.com

Places:  

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Taranaki

New Zealand Professional Hunting Guides Association

Guided hunting trips throughout New Zealand run by member operators.

www.nzphga.com

Places:  

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Manawatu/Whanganui

Remote Adventures

Guided hunting and jet boating in the Waitotara Conservation Area.

www.remoteadventures.co.nz

Places:  

Activities:  Adventure activities; Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Blue Duck Station

Accommodation, and guided walking, mountain biking and hunting in Whanganui National Park.

www.blueduckstation.co.nz

Places:  Bridge to Nowhere Walk; Mangapurua/ Kaiwhakauka Track; Whanganui National Park

Activities:  Guided walks; Hunting; Mountain biking

Services:  Accommodation; Guided activities and tours

New Zealand Professional Hunting Guides Association

Guided hunting trips throughout New Zealand run by member operators.

www.nzphga.com

Places:  

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Hawke's Bay

New Zealand Professional Hunting Guides Association

Guided hunting trips throughout New Zealand run by member operators.

www.nzphga.com

Places:  

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wairarapa

New Zealand Professional Hunting Guides Association

Guided hunting trips throughout New Zealand run by member operators.

www.nzphga.com

Places:  

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wildside Walks

Guided walking, camping, fishing and hunting in Tararua, Rimutaka and Aorangi Forest Parks.

www.wildsidewalks.co.nz

Places:  Aorangi Forest Park; Pukaha Mount Bruce Wildlife Centre; Rimutaka Forest Park; Tararua Forest Park; Waiohine Gorge

Activities:  Camping; Fishing; Guided walks; Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wellington/Kapiti

New Zealand Professional Hunting Guides Association

Guided hunting trips throughout New Zealand run by member operators.

www.nzphga.com

Places:  

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wildside Walks

Guided walking, camping, fishing and hunting in Tararua, Rimutaka and Aorangi Forest Parks.

www.wildsidewalks.co.nz

Places:  Aorangi Forest Park; Pukaha Mount Bruce Wildlife Centre; Rimutaka Forest Park; Tararua Forest Park; Waiohine Gorge

Activities:  Camping; Fishing; Guided walks; Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Nelson/Tasman

Reid Helicopters Nelson

Scenic and charter helicopter flights, guided fishing and hunting in Mount Richmond Forest Park and Kahurangi National Park and South Marlborough.

www.helicoptersnelson.co.nz

Places:  Kahurangi National Park; Mt Owen tracks and routes; Mt Richmond Forest Park

Activities:  Fishing; Hunting; Scenic flights

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Transport; Weddings

Crikey Creek Guiding

Guided fly-fishing and hunting in the South Island.

www.crikeycreek.co.nz

Places:  Anatoki/Waingaro Circuit; Aorere Goldfields Track; Kahurangi National Park; Leslie-Karamea Track; Mt Richmond Forest Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Wangapeka Track

Activities:  Fishing; Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

New Zealand Professional Hunting Guides Association

Guided hunting trips throughout New Zealand run by member operators.

www.nzphga.com

Places:  

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Strike Adventure

Fly fishing for trout, saltwater fishing, big game and bird hunting, as wells as walks / boat rides in Nelson/Marlborough and the West Coast.

www.strikeadventure.com

Places:  Kahurangi National Park; Lake Rotoiti short walks; Lake Rotoiti tramping tracks; Lake Rotoiti walking tracks; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Molesworth Station; Mount Arthur Tableland Circuit; Mt Owen tracks and routes; Mt Richmond Forest Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Rainbow Road/Upper Wairau Valley; Victoria Forest Park; Wakamarina Track; Wangapeka Track

Activities:  Boating; Fishing; Guided walks; Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Marlborough

Reid Helicopters Nelson

Scenic and charter helicopter flights, guided fishing and hunting in Mount Richmond Forest Park and Kahurangi National Park and South Marlborough.

www.helicoptersnelson.co.nz

Places:  Kahurangi National Park; Mt Owen tracks and routes; Mt Richmond Forest Park

Activities:  Fishing; Hunting; Scenic flights

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Transport; Weddings

Crikey Creek Guiding

Guided fly-fishing and hunting in the South Island.

www.crikeycreek.co.nz

Places:  Anatoki/Waingaro Circuit; Aorere Goldfields Track; Kahurangi National Park; Leslie-Karamea Track; Mt Richmond Forest Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Wangapeka Track

Activities:  Fishing; Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

New Zealand Professional Hunting Guides Association

Guided hunting trips throughout New Zealand run by member operators.

www.nzphga.com

Places:  

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Strike Adventure

Fly fishing for trout, saltwater fishing, big game and bird hunting, as wells as walks / boat rides in Nelson/Marlborough and the West Coast.

www.strikeadventure.com

Places:  Kahurangi National Park; Lake Rotoiti short walks; Lake Rotoiti tramping tracks; Lake Rotoiti walking tracks; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Molesworth Station; Mount Arthur Tableland Circuit; Mt Owen tracks and routes; Mt Richmond Forest Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Rainbow Road/Upper Wairau Valley; Victoria Forest Park; Wakamarina Track; Wangapeka Track

Activities:  Boating; Fishing; Guided walks; Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

West Coast

Karamea Helicopters

Helicopter landings/ hunting in the West Coast region.

djreedy@xtra.co.nz or +64 3 755 8874

Places:  Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Transport

Wilderness Quest New Zealand

Guided hunting and fishing trips in Westland Tai Poutini National Park and other Franz Josef and South Westland areas.

www.wildernessquestnz.com

Places:  Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Fishing; Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Alpine Hunting Adventures

Guided hunting trips within Westland Tai Poutini National Park, and helicopter landings in the Ruataniwha Conservation Park and Jollie Cass Conservation Area.

www.alpinehunting.com

Places:  Fox Glacier area; Franz Josef Glacier

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Transport

Wilderness Trophy Hunting

Guided fishing and ground-based guided hunting within the West Coast region.

www.wildernesstrophyhunting.co.nz

Places:  Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Fishing; Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Reid Helicopters Nelson

Scenic and charter helicopter flights, guided fishing and hunting in Mount Richmond Forest Park and Kahurangi National Park and South Marlborough.

www.helicoptersnelson.co.nz

Places:  Kahurangi National Park; Mt Owen tracks and routes; Mt Richmond Forest Park

Activities:  Fishing; Hunting; Scenic flights

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Transport; Weddings

NZ Trophy Hunting

Guided ground-based hunting in the West Coast and Canterbury regions.

www.newzealandtrophyhunting.com

Places:  Haast; Kirkliston Range Conservation Area; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Crikey Creek Guiding

Guided fly-fishing and hunting in the South Island.

www.crikeycreek.co.nz

Places:  Anatoki/Waingaro Circuit; Aorere Goldfields Track; Kahurangi National Park; Leslie-Karamea Track; Mt Richmond Forest Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Wangapeka Track

Activities:  Fishing; Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

New Zealand Professional Hunting Guides Association

Guided hunting trips throughout New Zealand run by member operators.

www.nzphga.com

Places:  

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Mount Hutt Helicopters

Guided heli-skiing and heli-boarding on Mount Hutt, Hakatere Conservation Park and Oxford Forest. Scenic helicopter flights, snow landings, and heli hunting at Mount Hutt, the Canterbury High Country, Southern Alps, and West Coast glaciers.

www.mthutthelicopters.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Craigieburn Forest Park; Hakatere Conservation Park; Korowai/Torlesse Tussocklands Park; Mt Hutt Forest Conservation Area; Oxford Forest; Ruataniwha Conservation Park; Te Kahui Kaupeka Conservation Park; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Hunting; Scenic flights; Snow activities

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Transport

The Helicopter Line

Scenic and charter helicopter flights for Aoraki/Mount Cook and Fiordland National Parks, Queenstown area, Milford Sound, Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers.

www.helicopter.co.nz

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Fiordland National Park; Fox Glacier area; Franz Josef Glacier; Queenstown area; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Hunting; Scenic flights

Services:  Transport

Strike Adventure

Fly fishing for trout, saltwater fishing, big game and bird hunting, as wells as walks / boat rides in Nelson/Marlborough and the West Coast.

www.strikeadventure.com

Places:  Kahurangi National Park; Lake Rotoiti short walks; Lake Rotoiti tramping tracks; Lake Rotoiti walking tracks; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Molesworth Station; Mount Arthur Tableland Circuit; Mt Owen tracks and routes; Mt Richmond Forest Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Rainbow Road/Upper Wairau Valley; Victoria Forest Park; Wakamarina Track; Wangapeka Track

Activities:  Boating; Fishing; Guided walks; Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Canterbury

Ensor, William Hugh Duncan and Sarah Helen

Guided short, day, and overnight walks, and hunting at Swift River in the Redcliffe Conservation Area.

+64 3 318 5874

Places:  Redcliffe Conservation Area

Activities:  Guided walks; Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

The Helicopter Line

Scenic and charter helicopter flights for Aoraki/Mount Cook and Fiordland National Parks, Queenstown area, Milford Sound, Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers.

www.helicopter.co.nz

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Fiordland National Park; Fox Glacier area; Franz Josef Glacier; Queenstown area; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Hunting; Scenic flights

Services:  Transport

Alpine Hunting Adventures

Guided hunting trips within Westland Tai Poutini National Park, and helicopter landings in the Ruataniwha Conservation Park and Jollie Cass Conservation Area.

www.alpinehunting.com

Places:  Fox Glacier area; Franz Josef Glacier

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Transport

NZ Hunt

Guided hunting trips on foot in the Canterbury region.

www.nzhunt.co.nz

Places:  

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Mount Hutt Helicopters

Guided heli-skiing and heli-boarding on Mount Hutt, Hakatere Conservation Park and Oxford Forest. Scenic helicopter flights, snow landings, and heli hunting at Mount Hutt, the Canterbury High Country, Southern Alps, and West Coast glaciers.

www.mthutthelicopters.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Craigieburn Forest Park; Hakatere Conservation Park; Korowai/Torlesse Tussocklands Park; Mt Hutt Forest Conservation Area; Oxford Forest; Ruataniwha Conservation Park; Te Kahui Kaupeka Conservation Park; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Hunting; Scenic flights; Snow activities

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Transport

Caberfeidh Farms

Guided hunting trips in the Hunter Hills.

+64 3 686 9121

Places:  Hunter Hills

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Kaiwarua Station

Guided hunting trips including vehicle and helicopter transport to locations in the Hunter Hills.

+64 3 689 2295

Places:  Hunter Hills

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Transport

Hanmer Springs Helicopters, Amuri Helicopters

Helicopter tours, hunting and fishing trips in North Canterbury and the Southern Alps regions of the South Island.

www.hanmerhelicopters.co.nz

Places:  St James Conservation Area

Activities:  Fishing; Hunting; Scenic flights

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Transport

Rata Peaks Station

Guided day hunting trips conducted by foot

ratapeaks@farmside.co.nz

Places:  Hakatere Conservation Park; Te Kahui Kaupeka Conservation Park

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

NZ Trophy Hunting

Guided ground-based hunting in the West Coast and Canterbury regions.

www.newzealandtrophyhunting.com

Places:  Haast; Kirkliston Range Conservation Area; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Otago

Dickson, Gregory John and Mead, Brigitte

Guided hunting in Hawea Conservation Park.

+64 3 443 8684

Places:  Hawea Conservation Park

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

The Helicopter Line

Scenic and charter helicopter flights for Aoraki/Mount Cook and Fiordland National Parks, Queenstown area, Milford Sound, Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers.

www.helicopter.co.nz

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Fiordland National Park; Fox Glacier area; Franz Josef Glacier; Queenstown area; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Hunting; Scenic flights

Services:  Transport

AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand

Bungy jumping off the Historic Kawarau Bridge over the Kawarau River.

www.bungy.co.nz

Places:  Skippers; Skippers area short walks

Activities:  Adventure activities; Bird and wildlife watching; Boating; Camping; Caving; Child/family friendly activities; Climbing; Diving and snorkelling; Dog walking; Dolphin swimming and watching; Fishing; Four wheel driving; Guided activities; Guided walks; Historic sites; Horse riding; Hot pools; Hunting; Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Paragliding and hang gliding; Quad and trail biking; Rafting; Scenic and nature tours; Scenic driving; Scenic flights; Skiing and ski touring; Specialist activities; Surfing; Swimming; Walking and tramping; Whale watching

Services:  Facilities; Guided activities and tours

Heli Glenorchy

Scenic, charter and commercial flights in and around Glenorchy, Lake Wakatipu, Mt Aspiring National Park, Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound, South Westland, Greenstone and Caples, Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu, and Skippers.

www.heliglenorchy.co.nz

Places:  Fiordland National Park; Glenorchy area; Greenstone and Caples tracks; Hollyford Track; Hollyford Valley; Milford Road/Milford Sound; Mount Aspiring National Park; Queenstown area; Skippers; Wakatipu Basin

Activities:  Hunting; Scenic flights

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Transport; Weddings

Fishing and Hunting Services

Guided hunting, bow hunting and fly fishing in and around Mount Aspiring National Park.

flyfishhunt.co.nz

Places:  Albert Burn Hut Track; Blue Valley Track; Cameron Valley Track; East Matukituki Valley tracks; Hawea Conservation Park; Makarora Valley Track; Matukituki Valley; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Brewster Track; Pisa Conservation Area tramping tracks; Rees-Dart Track; Sugarloaf/Rockburn Track; Wilkin Valley - East Matukituki Traverse; Wilkin Valley tracks

Activities:  Fishing; Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Alpine Helicopters

Scenic flights, transport and guiding for heli-skiing, fishing and hunting in Mount Aspiring, and Fiordland National Parks.

www.alpineheli.co.nz

Places:  Fiordland National Park; Greenstone and Caples tracks; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mt Crichton Loop Track

Activities:  Fishing; Hunting; Scenic flights; Snow activities

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Transport

Fish Jet

Guided fishing, hunting, walking and charter boat transport in Mount Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks.

Christine & Mark Wallace

mark@fishjet.co.nz

Places:  Fiordland National Park; Hollyford Track; Kepler Track; Lake Manapouri; Lake Monowai/ Borland Road; Milford Track; Mount Aspiring National Park; Routeburn Track

Activities:  Fishing; Guided walks; Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Transport

Fiordland Outdoors Company Ltd

Guided drift fishing on Upper Waiau River; guided fishing, guided walking and water taxi services in Fiordland National Park and North Mavora Lake. Guided fishing, chartered hunting, walking and charter boats services in Fiordland and Wakatipu. Guided day and overnight walk activities on the Milford Track with boat access to Glade Wharf.

www.fiordlandoutdoors.co.nz

Places:  Fiordland National Park; Hollyford Track; Kepler Track; Lake Manapouri; Lake Monowai/ Borland Road; Milford Track; Mount Aspiring National Park; Routeburn Track

Activities:  Fishing; Guided walks; Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Transport

New Zealand Professional Hunting Guides Association

Guided hunting trips throughout New Zealand run by member operators.

www.nzphga.com

Places:  

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Highland Resorts

Various activities within and adjacent to Branches Station.

cosborne@realjourneys.co.nz

Places:  

Activities:  Guided walks; Horse riding; Hunting; Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking and cycling; Quad and trail biking

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Fiordland

Fish Jet

Guided fishing, hunting, walking and charter boat transport in Mount Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks.

Christine & Mark Wallace

mark@fishjet.co.nz

Places:  Fiordland National Park; Hollyford Track; Kepler Track; Lake Manapouri; Lake Monowai/ Borland Road; Milford Track; Mount Aspiring National Park; Routeburn Track

Activities:  Fishing; Guided walks; Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Transport

Alpine Helicopters

Scenic flights, transport and guiding for heli-skiing, fishing and hunting in Mount Aspiring, and Fiordland National Parks.

www.alpineheli.co.nz

Places:  Fiordland National Park; Greenstone and Caples tracks; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mt Crichton Loop Track

Activities:  Fishing; Hunting; Scenic flights; Snow activities

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Transport

The Helicopter Line

Scenic and charter helicopter flights for Aoraki/Mount Cook and Fiordland National Parks, Queenstown area, Milford Sound, Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers.

www.helicopter.co.nz

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Fiordland National Park; Fox Glacier area; Franz Josef Glacier; Queenstown area; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Hunting; Scenic flights

Services:  Transport

Fiordland Outdoors Company Ltd

Guided drift fishing on Upper Waiau River; guided fishing, guided walking and water taxi services in Fiordland National Park and North Mavora Lake. Guided fishing, chartered hunting, walking and charter boats services in Fiordland and Wakatipu. Guided day and overnight walk activities on the Milford Track with boat access to Glade Wharf.

www.fiordlandoutdoors.co.nz

Places:  Fiordland National Park; Hollyford Track; Kepler Track; Lake Manapouri; Lake Monowai/ Borland Road; Milford Track; Mount Aspiring National Park; Routeburn Track

Activities:  Fishing; Guided walks; Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Transport

New Zealand Professional Hunting Guides Association

Guided hunting trips throughout New Zealand run by member operators.

www.nzphga.com

Places:  

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Heli Glenorchy

Scenic, charter and commercial flights in and around Glenorchy, Lake Wakatipu, Mt Aspiring National Park, Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound, South Westland, Greenstone and Caples, Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu, and Skippers.

www.heliglenorchy.co.nz

Places:  Fiordland National Park; Glenorchy area; Greenstone and Caples tracks; Hollyford Track; Hollyford Valley; Milford Road/Milford Sound; Mount Aspiring National Park; Queenstown area; Skippers; Wakatipu Basin

Activities:  Hunting; Scenic flights

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Transport; Weddings

Southland

New Zealand Professional Hunting Guides Association

Guided hunting trips throughout New Zealand run by member operators.

www.nzphga.com

Places:  

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

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