You can hunt fallow deer and pigs in the Tuapeka West hunting block on the eastern side of the Clutha River, downstream of Beaumont.


  • Deer - Red
  • Pigs

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.

Seasonal restrictions

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Dog access

Dogs with a DOC permit only. Read below for more information or contact the local DOC office.

About this hunting block

Animals present are fallow deer and pigs.

General information

This block is part of the Tuapeka West Scenic Reserve, on the eastern side of the Clutha River, downstream of Beaumont.

A significant amount of beech/tawhai forest, podocarp and kānuka covers the block. The terrain is steep but has some river flats as well.


Access is via Rongahere Road on the west bank of the Clutha between Beaumont and Clydevale. From here you have to use a boat to access the hunting block.

Alternative access to the block from the eastern side is by permission of landholders.


Mr G Hunter, Mr A Bradfield


NZTopo50 series: CE14

Tuapeka West hunting block map (PDF, 1,567K)


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.


Ōtepoti / Dunedin Office
Phone:   03 477 0677
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   Level 1 John Wickliffe House
265 Princes Street
Dunedin 9016
Postal Address:   PO Box 5244
Dunedin 9054
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