Located in the Fiordland region
IntroductionFiordland National Park, the nearby Pyke Forest and areas in western Southland provide a wide range of hunting opportunities. This region is a popular place for hunting red deer, wapiti, possums and in certain areas, wild pigs and chamois.
Fiordland National Park (established in 1952) has spectacular ice-carved fiords, lakes and valleys, rugged granite tops and pristine mountain to sea vistas.
Find things to do and places to stay Fiordland hunting
Fiordland National Park is in the south-western corner of New Zealand, and covers an area of 1,260,740 hectares. Access by road is via Te Anau, Lake Manapouri, and other points on the Scenic Southern Route.
Fiordland National Park provides innumerable hunting opportunities. In most cases, access is via helicopter or boat. Several helicopter and charter boat companies operate within Fiordland National Park. However, there are many road access points along the eastern boundary of the park and several public boat ramps.
Hunting areas near Fiordland National Park
Many other hunting opportunities are available in areas to the east of Fiordland National Park which can be based from Te Anau or Manapouri including the: