Part of the Catlins Conservation Park, you can hunt red deer and pigs in the Wisp Range hunting block.


  • Deer - Red
  • Pigs

Permit requirements

A permit is required to hunt on public conservation land.

This hunting area is covered by a 'restricted area permit'. Contact the DOC office managing the hunting area.

Dog access

Dogs with a DOC permit only. Contact the relevant DOC office to obtain a permit.

About this hunting block

General information

This block is a small mixed bush block surrounded by private farmland at the end of Farquhar Road.


The Wisp Range lies at the end of Farquhar Road down the Owaka valley. Parking is at the end of the road with access across private farmland. Contact details are included in the hunting permit for this area.


NZTopo50 series: CG14

Wisp Range hunting block map (PDF, 2,700K)


Dogs are allowed in this block with a hunting permit. If accessing the block over private land, you must have landholder permission to take your dog.


Ōwaka / Owaka Base
Phone:   +64 3 419 1000
Address:   16 Ryley Street
Owaka 9535
Postal Address:   16 Ryley Street
Owaka 9535
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