Fallow Deer

KEY INFORMATION
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A beautiful pursuit

Cardrona Safaris’ privately-owned hunting areas have herds of impressive palmated Fallow bucks ready for pursuit. These beautiful animals are small compared with other deer, but don’t let that fool you.

A challenging hunt

Fallow are very aggressive during their rutting period of April and May, and you’ll need to be on your toes to claim the best of the best. With their unique antlers and variation in colours (ranging from black and pure white to menil or spotted) they make a fantastic trophy for any big game hunter.

Test your ability

Keep your eye on the prize when tracking the Fallow buck. They’re agile, making leaps up to 1.75 metres high and 5 metres long, and fast – over short distances they can reach up to 30mph.
YOUR HUNTING EXPERIENCE
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BREAKFAST

6am – 7am

Start the day with a hearty breakfast prepared by Venator’s own chefs, using fresh local produce and complemented by freshly squeezed juices, coffee and tea.

MORNING HUNT

7am – 11am/12pm

We will head out to our hunting preserve, where our team will help guide you to your target with the spot and stalk style of hunting. Set in undulating backcountry  and covered in native vegetation, there is excellent cover and plenty of draws and gullies.

LUNCH

12pm – 1.30pm

Recharge for the afternoon with an exquisite lunch prepared by our in-house chefs.

AFTERNOON HUNT

1.30pm – 5pm/6pm

Following lunch, we’ll head back out to continue the hunt, in an environment that delivers all the excitement of hunting in raw, untamed terrain. Our approach is to always strive to exceed expectations – from the start of each day, throughout the hunting experience.

DINNER

6pm – 7.30pm Canapés
7.30-9pm Dinner

Share your stories from the day over an evening banquet of gourmet New Zealand cuisine, fine wines and sweet treats.

CHOOSE YOUR HUNT

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Hunt the trophies you've been dreaming of