A charming Irishman, Alan Pye, founded Huka Lodge, on the banks of the Waikato River, in the 1920s. The fame of this simple fishing camp soon spread all over the world and before long it became one of the best-kept secrets of the A-list. Internationally celebrated guests found their way to Huka Lodge and enjoyed the stunningly beautiful location and the outstanding hospitality.
The central North Island offers some of the best hunting in New Zealand. This is available all year round with the possibility of good trophy heads. Bird shooting is seasonal and includes pheasanYour exclusive hunt is within 10,000 acres, in one of New Zealand’s most unique native forests, providing a natural home to wild red deer, boar, Arapawa Sheep and South Pacific goats – this is true hunting New Zealand style.t, duck, and quail, turkeys are plentiful and can be hunted at any time. Allow us create a hunt to suit your specific requirements.
Deer and goat
The hunting property is approx. a one-hour drive from Huka Lodge, at the southern end of Lake Taupo and is surrounded by the Tongariro National Park. Helicopter transfers are recommended to save time, should you prefer to do half a day instead of a full day of hunting.
Your exclusive hunt is within 10,000 acres, in one of New Zealand’s most unique native forests, providing a natural home to wild red deer, boar, Arapawa Sheep and South Pacific goats – this is true hunting New Zealand style.
The terrain provides a variety of opportunity from steep faces to grazing flats to view and prepare for your shot and capture some of the most precious hunting memories ever.
Scenic Lake Taupo cruise and trout fishing
At 616-square kilometres, it is the land mass equivalent of Singapore. The lake’s attractive pumice sand beaches give it the appearance of an inland ocean and it offers excellent all year round scenic lake cruises and fishing experiences. Most fishing on the lake takes the form of trolling using either lures or flies, with the catch averaging around four pounds.
Location & Transportation
Driving by rental car or limousine generally takes approx 3-3.5 hours from Auckland, 4.5 hours from Wellington and 1-hour from Rotorua.