This hunting area is open year round and is under the ballot system for helicopter access (late April-June).


  • Tahr

Permit requirements

A permit is required to hunt on public conservation land.

This hunting area is covered by an 'open area permit' – get it online or from a DOC office.

Dog access

No dogs

About this hunting block

General information

This site is in the Hooker-Landsborough Wilderness Area and is open year round for foot access.

This site is included in the ballot system for helicopter access (late April-June).

Access information

Helicopter access: Restricted to designated landing site only during ballot period

Landing site: NZTM2000 E1349017-N5147575

Road access point: Karangarua or Landsborough
Foot access: Very difficult, but possible from Kea Flat

Block specific information

Permissions: DOC hunting permit required
Map: Topo50 BY15

Sheltered campsite in the trees. Good creek access to the tops. Generally lots of tahr living in bush. Suitable for parties of 4. Creek water supply.

Hut information

No huts in this area.


Westland Tai Poutini National Park Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 752 0360
Email westlandnpvc@doc.govt.nz
Address 69 Cron Street
Franz Josef Glacier 7856
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