Based at the luxury resort of Terrace Downs, set in the foothills of the South Island’s Southern Alps, we are strategically placed to provide for our clients’ every whim. We are only an hour from Christchurch International Airport and within 10-minutes of some of the best trout and salmon fishing New Zealand have to offer. We are also on the doorstep of one of the world’s most renowned game Hunting Regions, the Southern Alps, where wild game species abound. For our clients we cater for both wild free range trophy hunting and excellent game ranch Hunting Safaris.
Hunter Downs Your outfitters home is purpose built to host pre dinner cocktails and hors-d’oeuvres to their hunting and fishing clients from around the globe. Overlooking the Number 3 golf tee on New Zealand's #1 golf course, walking distance to their elegant safari guesthouse and only a stones throw from the resorts Day Spa. Designed specifically for our visiting hunting and fishing clients, the luxury base is tastefully decorated with a number of NZ trophy animals, trophy fish, antique hunting, fishing and climbing memorabilia.
Join our expert hunting professionals in pursuit of Big Game Animals such as, Red Deer, Elk, Fallow Buck, Tahr, Chamois, Sambar, Sika and Pere David Deer to name a few. Our Guides are highly qualified professionals with many years of guiding experience to ensure both your safety and success, while enjoying an exciting hunting experience.
Our Fishing Guides are passionate anglers who can offer you some of New Zealand’s best trout and salmon Fishing Safaris in some of the most pristine and unspoiled corners of our country. You’re invited to learn a few of the local tricks and practice your Fly Fishing casting technique with your guide before tackling the spring creeks, streams, magnificent lakes and snow fed rivers for our impressive Fish Species.
Whether you are stalking the wily Brown Trout, or taking up the challenge of landing a beautiful tail-slapping Rainbow or a powerful King Salmon, it’s all there waiting for you. Heli-Fishing is a great option for the angler who wants to experience serious wilderness trophy fishing surrounded by the breathtaking mountain scenery and seclusion of the New Zealand backcountry. As with our superb Freshwater Fisheries, the Fishing Options available are abundant and can be tailored to your exact requirements.
Our exhilarating Jet Boat Safaris (Discovery Jet) will power you through the shallows of the glacier-fed Rakaia River in search of the perfect fishing spot.