Find DOC places to go hunting in Southland.
You can go for a walk or hunt in Dean Forest Conservation Area.
Find out everything you need to know about hunting on Stewart Island/Rakiura - where to hunt, access, permits, hunting blocks and bookings, places to stay and much more.
Longwood Ranges became a major centre for gold mining from the mid 1860s to the 1950s. Historic water races in the area are reminders of the importance of water supply during the gold rush.
Find out places to go in Stewart Island/Rakiura.
The Catlins hunting area consists of over 50 000 hectares of beech, podocarp and kamahi-rata forest. Species present are goats, pigs and red deer.
Rakiura National Park is located on Stewart Island/Rakiura. It encompasses a network of former nature reserves, scenic reserves, and state forest areas. Although the island lies only 30 km south west of Bluff, between latitudes 46 and 47 degrees south, it exudes all the charm of a world on its own.
Glory Cove Scenic Reserve is a kiwi protection area on Stewart Island/Rakiura where you have the opportunity to see kiwi in the wild. You must have a permit to camp or be in the reserve between 6 pm and 6 am.
Mainland Southland offers a wide range of exciting hunting opportunities. It is a popular area to hunt red deer, fallow deer, goats, chamois and pigs.