Jim Gibson Spotting



Personal, professional...the hunt of a lifetime!

New Zealand Safaris - Tahr



One of the most sought after alpine trophies in the world

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A seasoned and established hunter and your host.

Free range wide stag



One of the world's most prized trophies, growing the largest antlers
of any animal in the world for their body size.


New Zealand Safaris offers world class trophy hunting

As professional New Zealand hunting outfitters we are known internationally as the "free range" hunting specialists, with exclusive access to some of the most iconic privately owned high country wilderness mountain properties and extensive estates in New Zealand - South Island, North Island and Australia. We offer premier big game hunting, including the “monster” red stag and tahr, as well as amazing fishing and wing shooting. As a small, family run business our goal is simple, provide excellent hunting, convenient and high quality accommodations and a high level of service during your stay with one of the country's top professional New Zealand hunting outfitters. High quality hunts over high turn over hunts.

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2020 US ShowS

Dallas Safari Club: 9-12 Jan. in Dallas, Booth #1236

Wild Sheep Show: 16-18 Jan. in Reno, Booth #812

SCI: 5-8 Feb. in Reno, Booth #889

Wild Turkey Federation: 12-15 Feb. in Nashville, Booth # 953 


New Zealand Safaris

Founded by New Zealand Hunting Outfitter and Guide Jim Gibson, he's spent a lifetime building personal relationships with private landowners to give you access to a hunting experience you’ll never forget. They are, in a word...spectacular. Thousands of acres, world class scenery filled high quality game.

Located in Fairlie in central South Island, New Zealand Safaris primary hunting lodge, All Seasons Lodge, is within 5 to 30 minutes of our hunting properties…and 20 minutes to an hour to major New Zealand sightseeing attractions.

In close proximity to so many sightseeing opportunities, we can help you tailor your hunting experience to include fun activities for family and non-hunters that will be truly memorable. We’ll pair you with an experienced local sightseeing guide to build your itinerary, allowing you to go at your own pace and see the sights relevant to you.

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Water Buffalo in Australia

Available Dates July-September 2020/21. Inquire for availability.

6 days, 2 old, wild management buffalo up to 35" spread
2x1 $10,500 per hunter

7 days, 1 mature, wild trophy buffalo over 35" spread + 1 boar
2x1 $11,100 per hunter

Additional animals and hunters/non-hunters may be added.

Red Stag in New Zealand

Limited dates available. Inquire for availability.

4 days, 406-450" red stag, all inclusive


$11,500 (2x1)

Additional animals and hunters/non hunters may be added. 

New Zealand Safaris offers you one of the most diverse hunting experiences you will find on Earth.

Everything from tropical coastlines, rugged mountain peaks and fertile river valleys cloaked in dense forests. Each environment providing some of the best free range wild game, and fair chase hunting to be found anywhere. Our specialty is genuine hunting safaris, game stalked on foot, ATV or 4x4 to access some of New Zealand’s most iconic private land. No resort style multi-group cramped lodges. Your hunt is yours alone.

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Jim Gibson

Professional Hunter (Owner)

“With us, you’ll experience a truly customized hunting experience and discover the best of what New Zealand has to offer in the privacy of your own hunting party.” ~ Jim Gibson

NZ Telephone +011 64 27 430-3876 Fairlie, South Canterbury New Zealand

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