Located in the Otago region
Near Glenorchy, the main access point is the Greenstone road end, with other access possible from the Routeburn.
The climate is wet and moist, prone to high rainfall events, being adjacent to the Main Divide.
Permits are issued by two ballot draws - one for April/May (the roar) and the other for June to September. Ballots and application process.
From 1 October to 31 March the Greenstone/Caples RHA is closed to hunting.