VENATOR CARDRONA SAFARIS –
THE SOUTH PACIFIC’S TRUE
SPORTS MAN’S PARADISE.
When early British settlers brought game hunting animals to New Zealand, they had a vision for the ultimate sportsman’s paradise – a place where it was possible to hunt and fish in breathtaking terrain.
Venator Cardrona Safaris has fulfilled that dream, offering the best of New Zealand in one unforgettable experience – from world record stags, to world-class hospitality and countless open-air adventures right on your doorstep. Whatever experience you are dreaming of, and whichever desires you wish to indulge, there is one place that has it all.
Being a guest at Venator Cardrona Safaris means
experiencing the very best New Zealand has to offer.
From the unmistakable beauty of our South Island
surrounds and the majestic animals roaming the
habitat, to the luxury of our lodges serving the finest
New Zealand cuisine, we specialise in creating
moments that will take your breath away.
INDULGE IN PREMIUM
AVAILABLE ANY WHERE IN
Situated in stunning Wanaka, Venator Cardrona
Safaris is the ideal hunting adventure
destination for the whole family. With luxury
accommodation to relax and a host of unique
activities from laidback sightseeing to
adrenaline-fueled exploits right on our doorstep,
companions will be spoilt for choice during their
stay. Whatever you are looking for, we’ll go
beyond to ensure you get the experience of a
lifetime in one of New Zealand’s most beautiful
What makes Venator Cardrona Safaris the
ultimate sportsman’s paradise? We
provide an unforgettable New Zealand
adventure unlike anything you’ve
experienced before. Giant, world record
red stags are just the beginning of the
perfect hunt. We also offer a wide variety
of big and small game hunts to
complement any trip. For companions,
Cardrona is renowned for its superb skiing
during winter, and year round activities
such as fishing, hiking, jet boating, and
skydiving, to name a few.
THE HUNT HAS
It’s time to hunt the trophies you’ve been
tracking all your life. Venator Cardrona
Safaris is the home of quality big game
hunts, including worldrecord red stags, as
well as Himalayan tahr, chamois, fallow,
elk, goat, ram, boar, whitetail, sika, sambar
and rusa. Duncan Fraser and his
acclaimed team of guides will ensure that
your lifelong dream is no longer a dream,
once you enter the land of the red giants.
As a family-owned outfitter, we love nothing
more than sharing our warm New Zealand
hospitality with you. Whether guiding you
around, showcasing the best of our country, or
recounting your tales from earlier in the day, we
guarantee you’ll feel at home when hunting with
our family. Come as visitors, leave as friends.
The ultimate sportsman’s paradise demands the
ultimate hunting lodge. Venator Cardrona Safaris
is home to three exceptional lodges, offering
a range of accommodation styles to suit your